Thanksgiving Holiday Hours for Administrative Office and Thrift Stores

Hello everyone! With Thanksgiving just around the corner, here are Home of the Sparrow’s and the thrift stores’ Thanksgiving Holiday Hours. Our Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores and Community Threads will be closing early on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 3pm. They will also be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2020. The thrift stores

Urgent for Volunteers at our Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores in Third Lake and Woodstock

Visit to fill out our Volunteer Application. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Kolarczyk, Events & Volunteer Program Manager, at (815)271-5444 x224 or

Home of the Sparrow’s Holiday Gift Program and Holiday Giving Trees 2020

Home of the Sparrow’s Holiday Gift Program Home of the Sparrow’s Holiday Gift Program offers three great ways for individuals, groups, and businesses to give back to homeless women and children this holiday season! Help homeless women and children in our community! Thank you for your support this Holiday Season! Due to safety concerns regarding

Home of the Sparrow thanks the high school co-op class from Crystal Lake for volunteering at our properties in McHenry!

This #ThankfulThursday, Home of the Sparrow would like to thank a high school co-op class from Crystal Lake who volunteered on Saturday, October 31st at our subsidized apartments property in McHenry. Their group did such an awesome job staining the playset, deck, stairs and fence, as well as raking and bagging all of the leaves

Job Openings at Home of the Sparrow!

Please help share! Home of the Sparrow has current job openings for Part-Time Weekend Shelter Staff (2 positions)!

Donate to help Home of the Sparrow’s programs & services for homeless women & children! Give a Gift of Hope Today!

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Home of the Sparrow is seeing a high influx of newly-homeless clients seeking support in addition to those currently in services who will require additional help; this comes at a time when we are experiencing revenue loss. Please consider a donation to sustain the agency and provide a foundation on