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My Sister’s Dress Now Accepting Donations

My Sister’s Dress is now accepting donations of new and gently used prom/formal dresses, shoes and accessories for their upcoming My Sister’s Dress Sale on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Sage YMCA  in Crystal Lake from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Please drop off donations at one of the following local businesses…

during their business hours:  Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake, all seven Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Store Locations (Cary, Algonquin, McHenry, Woodstock, Palatine, Mundelein, and Third Lake), Community Threads Resale Store in Arlington Heights, Northwestern Medicine Health & Fitness Centers in Crystal Lake and Huntley, Star 105.5 Radio Station in Crystal Lake, Taylor Stevens Salon & Spa at Algonquin Commons, and Black Orchid Boutique in McHenry.

The mission of My Sister’s Dress is to make prom affordable to everyone.  All dresses are $25 and all shoes/accessories are $5.  All proceeds from this event will benefit Home of the Sparrow, a local non-profit organization serving homeless women and children in McHenry County and Northern Illinois.  Home of the Sparrow’s mission is to provide Hope, Opportunity and Support that empowers women and children as they journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency.

For more information, please visit or  If you have any questions, please email  or call Home of the Sparrow at 815-271-5444.


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