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Cancellation of Home of the Sparrow’s Annual Celebration of Women Luncheon 2021

After careful consideration regarding low ticket sales, Home of the Sparrow has decided to cancel the annual Celebration of Women Luncheon on Friday, June 11th, 2021. It’s been a very difficult and challenging year for everyone, and many people are still not comfortable gathering inside due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Although this wonderful event is canceled for 2021, please join us at our upcoming annual Oktoberfest Charity Golf Scramble on Monday, September 13th, 2021. Our Golf Scramble with tee times includes a round of golf with cart, fun contests, grilled lunch, free beer and a fabulous auction! The winning foursome takes home the Traveling Trophy for the year! Registration is still open at If you have any questions about upcoming events and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Events and Program Manager, Jennifer Kolarczyk at or call 815-271-5444 x224.

Home of the Sparrow depends on the support of our community, donors, fundraising events, and grant funding to support their mission. This will be the second year that Home of the Sparrow has canceled two major annual fundraising events due to the pandemic. If you would like to support Home of the Sparrow and our clients during this time great of need, please consider making a donation at With your help, Home of the Sparrow can continue to serve over 500+ individuals and impact the lives of 2,000+ individuals every year. Help Home of the Sparrow raise life-changing funds for homeless women and children in McHenry County and Northern Illinois!

$5,000 can help support Home of the Sparrow’s Housing Programs for one year.

$2,500 can help provide Case Management and Community Outreach.

$1,000 can help provide one-month of emergency rental assistance.

$500 can assist with utility and housing expenses for mothers and families.

$250 can help support direct client services and educational classes.

$100 can help provide childcare assistance.

Home of the Sparrow thanks you for your generous support! We hope to see everyone again at our future events!


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