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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…)

Home of the Sparrow, Annual Open Board of Directors Meeting!

Home of the Sparrow is hosting our Annual Open Board of Directors Meeting on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019.  The meeting is 7:30 am till 9:30 am held at the McHenry County Mental Health Board, 620 Dakota Street in Crystal Lake R.S.V.P is required by contacting Kristen at 815-271-5444 or by email at Ktenore@HOSparrow.org no later than October 15th 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…)

MISSION:

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

VISION:

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

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors