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Thankful Thursday – Crystal Lake Bank and Trust

Home of the Sparrow is kicking off our Thankful Thursdays with a visit to Crystal Lake Bank & Trust, one of our Premier Support Sponsors in 2019. We are so grateful to this local neighborhood bank, which truly cares about the people in our community. (more…)

Come out Swinging!

Registration is Open for our Birdies, Brats and Beer Oktoberfest Charity Golf Outing on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Bull Valley Golf Club in Woodstock, ranked among the top golf courses in America!  Hope to see you there! (more…)

Faces of Homelessness- Lydia’s Story

Lydia was in her 7th month of pregnancy and became homeless due to a domestic violence situation. With no family able to support her, she was grateful to find comfort, support, and security at Home of the Sparrow. She delivered her healthy baby daughter successfully, but staff members noticed that she began to struggle with postpartum depression. (more…)

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

Check out our May 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…)


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