Are You in Need of Assistance from Home of the Sparrow?

Latest News

What’s the perfect gift for someone who has almost nothing?

Give a Gift of Hope today and help homeless women and children in our community! (more…)

Updated McHenry County Pads Emergency Church Shelter Locations.

Updated McHenry County Pads Emergency Church Shelter Locations from October 1st 2019 until January 1st 2019. (more…)

Shelter Wish List!

Home of the Sparrow relies on the generosity and support of the community to help with our Shelter’s daily needs for our women and children. We greatly appreciate your donations throughout the year. We have updated our Shelter Wish List, and have highlighted those items that are most urgent. (more…)

Please Check Out our Latest Sparrow’s Link Volunteer Newsletter!

Check out our August Volunteer Newsletter! This newsletter highlights upcoming volunteer opportunities and all of the great work volunteers have been doing to help homeless women and children in our community! (more…)

Thankful Thursday – Woodstock Moose

Thank you to the Woodstock Moose for Supporting Home of the Sparrow with the proceeds from the June Burger Night. Keith Dalke, Governor of the Woodstock Moose and Jon Julius presented Debbie DeGraw, Vice President of Marketing & Development of Home of the Sparrow with a $1,000 check. (more…)

Today’s Thankful Thursday – Angela!

It's Thankful Thursday and we are so thankful to Angela, a local Girl Scout, who created 100 Kids in Crisis Care Packages for her Gold Award Project to benefit the children at Home of the Sparrow! (more…)


To provide Hope, Opportunity and Support that empowers women and children as they journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency.


To reduce homelessness among women and children through creative strategies and community partnerships, resulting in lasting self-sufficiency.

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors