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ORGANIZATION: Home of the Sparrow, Inc

  • 33 people are interested

Looking to join a community of volunteers who share common goal, providing Hope, Opportunity and Support that empowers women and children as they journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency? Then you've come to the right place!

Community Threads and Sparrow's Nest Thrift Stores are located in McHenry, Woodstock, Cary, Palatine, Mundelein, Third Lake, and Arlington Heights. Stores are equipped with a break room, kitchen, and volunteer connection counter. With ample parking and easy access, stores have watched both its customer and donor base grow to new levels. Stores have watched the organization expand and provide new opportunities such as cashiering, serving in numerous departments, and assisting customers on the sales floor. Whether you are looking to gain experience in a retail environment, serve the homeless through your service, or connect with new people, Community Threads and Nest Stores are a great place to volunteer.

We prefer a weekly but are open to other options. Check us out by clicking!

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About Home of the Sparrow, Inc


4209 Shamrock, McHenry, IL 60050, US

Mission Statement

Home of the Sparrow provides Hope, Opportunity and Support to empower women and children as they journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency.


Volunteers are the backbone of Home of the Sparrow. Each time you volunteer, you become part of a woman’s story as she journeys to self-sufficiency!

Home of the Sparrow provides Transitional Shelter, as well as Affordable Housing and Rapid Re-Housing for women and children. Our Supportive Services address the core issues of homelessness.

We invite you to volunteer and shop at our Sparrow's Nest and Community Tread Thrift Stores. Stores are located in Woodstock, McHenry, Cary, Palatine, Mundelein, Third Lake, and Arlington Heights. Proceeds of these stores help keep our doors open. For more information about our programs, volunteering, or becoming a donor, visit


Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
Children & Youth, Community, Homeless & Housing


Mon Aug 15, 2022 - Sun Nov 13, 2022


4209 West Shamrock LaneMcHenryMcHenry, IL 60050



  • Electronics
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 16
  • Volunteers typically serve a 3-hour shift per week

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