Home of the Sparrow’s Giving Tuesday Cash for Quarantine Drawing: Give to win cash prizes!

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. #GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of unity to take place on May 5, 2020, as a response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. *Drawing Updates as of 5/2/20: At Home of the Sparrow

Important Updates About Our Services, Thrift Stores, and COVID-19

In response to the request to help minimize the spread of COVID-19, Home of the Sparrow is fully equipped to answer any questions you may have. Additionally, we have postponed all events that were scheduled for April and May to the fall.

March 2020 Sparrow’s Link Volunteer e-Newsletter

Thank you for volunteering with us through our Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores, at our shelter, headquarters, event committees, Ambassador Program, and various group projects at our housing units. We appreciate your time, passion, and dedication! Click the link below to read the full Volunteer e-newsletter!

Home of the Sparrow’s New Employment Program for Residents

This #ThankfulThursday, we’d like to give thanks to Northwestern Medicine for their grant of $10,000 and to an anonymous donor who has generously supported and funded our new employment program! Read more below!

Spring Cleaning with Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores and Community Threads!

Spring is right around the corner so you know what that means! It’s time for some spring cleaning! If you have new or gently used items that need a new home, please consider donating them to Community Threads in Arlington Heights and/or one of our 7 Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores!

Help HOS while shopping on Amazon!

It is Day 2 of Amazon Prime Day!! As you shop for amazing deals, please remember to pick Home of the Sparrow as your charity of choice through Amazon Smile! Visit and choose Home of the Sparrow as your charity of choice! Amazon donates directly back to Home of the Sparrow!  You can shop using Amazon