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Volunteers Needed at 50th Annual Fair Diddley Woodstock Square— Sunday May 20, 2018

Fair Diddley is a juried arts and crafts show on the Woodstock Square with over 300 skilled artisans,  crafters, and food vendors.  It is sponsored by the Mental Health Resource League (MHRL) and the funds raised provide financial aid to mental health  related agencies in McHenry County, including HOS.  Providing volunteers for Fair Diddley keeps

Press Release – Community Threads

Home of the Sparrow is proud to announce that Community Threads Thrift Store will now be managed by Home of the Sparrow. Community Threads is a nonprofit resale store located at 250 West Rand Road in Arlington Heights. Please click HERE to read this exciting news!!!    

Headquarter Office Closed 2/9, Sparrow’s Nest Stores Open at NOON

All of our Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Store locations will open at NOON today, February 9th and stay open until 7:00pm. Our Headquarter office remains closed today.

September/October Volunteer Newsletter

Check out our September/October issue of the Sparrow’s Link Volunteer Newsletter, which is filled with lots of great volunteer opportunities, as well as many photos of our wonderful volunteers in action!  Please click on link below: Fall Volunteer Newsletter    

Fall Diddley 2017

Fall Diddley 2017 Volunteers are needed for the 32nd Annual Fall Diddley, at the Boone County Fair Grounds in Belvidere, Illinois on Saturday, October 14th from 9 am – 5 pm, and Sunday, October 15th from 9 am – 4 pm. Fall Diddley is a wonderful arts and crafts show featuring over 300 skilled artisans

Thank You United Way!

A huge thank you to @United Way of McHenry County!  Their support with a grant for $36,600 will help with our Transitional Housing Services and Individual Counseling Services for homeless women and children. With United Way’s support we are able to further our mission: To provide hope, opportunity and support that empowers women and children, as