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Home of the Sparrow Celebrates 34 Years of Service!

Home of the Sparrow (HOS) opened its doors to their first shelter on December 15, 1986 and was incorporated on February 17, 1987. This was the first shelter for homeless women and children in McHenry County, called the McHenry County Interfaith Shelter, opened to a family – a single mother and her children.

Gail’s Family Treasures’ “Pay it Forward” Partnership

If you donate to a worthy cause, including Home of the Sparrow, Gail’s Family Treasures will donate a painting to YOU!

Spring Cleaning? The Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Store in McHenry is in need of donations!

Additional Support to Shelter the Homeless During Severe Weather

In light of the severe weather and cold temperatures, additional support to shelter the homeless has been set up. If you or someone you know is homeless and/or living in places unfit for human habitation, please contact Hope Takes Action at (815) 385-3251. This emergency service will remain available until the temperatures increase to above

Thank you to the Crystal Lake Rotary for volunteering with Home of the Sparrow!

For this week’s #ThankfulThursday, Home of the Sparrow would like to thank the Crystal Lake Rotary for volunteering with at one of Home of the Sparrow’s Subsidized Apartment units in McHenry on Saturday, January 23rd, 2021! You all did an amazing job painting and helping us prepare the unit for a new family to move

Volunteers Needed at Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Store in Mundelein!

Thrift Store volunteers are currently needed at our Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Store in Mundelein! If you are interested in volunteering, please contact our Volunteer Manager at Join our Sparrow Family and make an impact in our community!