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Grand Re-Opening Palatine Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Store – August 1st, 2022

The Palatine Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Store and Donation Center officially re-opens on Monday, August 1, 2022. The store is located at: 275 E. Northwest Highway in Palatine, Il. The Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Store and Donation Center will be hosting a Grand opening celebration on Saturday, August 6, 2022 from10am-5pm.  Come see the newly renovated store, stop in early and receive your Free Gift – gifts will be given to the first 100 people, and every purchase qualifies you an entry into the raffle to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet the drawing will be held on August 31 st in the store. So, shop often to get your name entered.

A ribbon cutting will be held by the Palatine Chamber on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Noon. Home of the Sparrow staff, chamber officials and Mayor Schwantz will be there to cut the ribbon, Stop by and see us!

Don’t miss out on finding quality items at affordable prices! What can shoppers expect? A new floor plan, new pricing model, a fresh new look with new carpet, paint and a friendly atmosphere. The store will have several sanitizing stations for maintaining a safe and clean shopping experience.

If you are interested in volunteering please contact Rebecca Stiemke at: or by calling (815) 345-9160.

Home of the Sparrow is hiring in many areas for a complete list of job opportunities please visit our website at:

Home of the Sparrow operates seven Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores and Donation Centers located in; McHenry, Woodstock, Cary, Palatine, Mundelein, Third Lake and its seventh called Community Threads Resale Store located in Arlington Heights, IL. Donations will still be accepted at the other locations Home of the Sparrow operates. Many great finds will be available as well!

Home of the Sparrow is grateful for the many shoppers and donors who have come to support the store and the agency’s mission over the years. Home of the Sparrow is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides Transitional Shelter, Housing, Rental Assistance, Outreach and Case Management services to homeless women and children. Revenue from the stores goes back into supporting Home of the Sparrow’s mission “to provide Hope, Opportunity and Support that empowers homeless women and children as they journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency.” For a listing of services and store hours, please visit our website at or find us on Facebook.


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