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Got the Urge to Serve?

Volunteers Needed at Community Threads (a Home of the Sparrow Thrift Store) In March of 2018, Home of the Sparrow officially welcomed Community Threads to the resale family of stores. Home of the Sparrow now operates eight stores with the addition of Community Threads. Community Threads is the largest of our stores offering 22,000 sq.

Memorial Day Hours!

Home of the Sparrow’s Administrative Office in McHenry will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 28th at 8:30 A.M. All of our Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores and our Community Threads Thrift Store will also be closed on Memorial Day, and will reopen on


Registration is Open for our Birdies, Brats and Beer Oktoberfest Charity Golf Outing on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Bull Valley Golf Club in Woodstock, ranked among the top golf courses in America!

Give the Gift of Hope this Mother’s Day!

For over 32 years, Home of the Sparrow has been changing the lives of homeless women and children in our community, like Carol and her family, by helping them achieve independence and break the cycle of poverty.  

Hurry!! Don’t Miss May’s Great Deals at our Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores!

Don’t miss this month’s great promotional deals going on at our 7 Thrift Stores & Donation Centers!

Home of the Sparrow is looking for Units Available to Rent.

Please let Home of the Sparrow know if you have any open units to rent for our clients.  Please call Matt (815) 271-5444 x 223 or Lindsay (815) 345-0364