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Expanded Furniture Pickup Services

DID YOU KNOW? We’ve added trucks and movers to the team and can get a furniture donation pickup scheduled for your RIGHT AWAY! No need to wait weeks. We are ‘first-come-first-serve’ and are more than happy to serve you! All you have to do is schedule a date and time with us and we will do the rest!
These furniture donations are brought to the six Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Store locations to be sold. The profits made at the Sparrow’s Nests come back to support Home of the Sparrow’s programs and services. Home of the Sparrow residents and outreach clients, as well as clients from other organizations in the area are also given vouchers to use at the Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores for their home and clothing needs.
Regardless, your furniture donation will be put to great use by someone who really appreciates it. Go here to learn about the items we accept: https://www.hosparrow.org/about/faq/
Call us now at 815-271-5444 x241 or schedule a pickup online at: https://www.hosparrow.org/sparrows-nest-thrift-stores/


New Website Launched!

We have launched our new website. We would love to hear your feedback. Please email us your comments to lcoen@hosparrow.org.

Thank you to Jim M’Lady

Thank you to Jim M’Lady for the donations of computers to Home of the Sparrow’s shelters!  Because of this generous donation,  we were able to create a computer resource room at the shelters for women and children to use!


8th Annual Golf Outing Results!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the hole contests at our 8th Annual Golf Outing! Here are the results!

  • Longest Putt (Hole #9)- Sandy Pierce, 31′ 1/2”
  • Closest to the Pin (Hole #5)- Jeff Dickenson, 2’1”
  • Longest Drive, Men (Hole #17)- Steve Fugatt
  • Longest Drive, Women (Hole #7)- April Maifield
  • First Place Foursome (26 back 9)- Dave Barber, Chris Barber, Jeff Keck, Mike Koelptich
  • Second Place Foursome- Bob Disselhorst, Jeff Dickenson, Andy Sexson, Matt Moodhe

Congratulations! Hope to see everyone next year!

Thank you to our Golfers, Sponsors and Congratulations to Raffle Winners!

Home of the Sparrow would like to give a HUGE Thank you to all our Sponsors, Golfers, Volunteers and everyone who attended our 8th Annual Golf Outing, because of all of you it was a great success!!!

We would also like to say Congratulations to our two Raffle Ticket Winners!!
Ryan W. who won the (4) Walt Disney Park Hopper passes + $500.00 cash and to Jackie H who won the 50″ 1080p LCD HDTV. Congratulations to you both!



Attention all citizens… please be on alert there has been warnings of a Zombie invasion approaching Three Oaks Recreation Area expected to hit on October 5th – We are telling all residents to sign up for the Zombie 5K Run or 1 Mile Walk. See Events tab for details… HURRY and Sign up…. You may become a Zombie or a Survivor… that’s up to you!