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Volunteers Needed at 50th Annual Fair Diddley Woodstock Square— Sunday May 20, 2018

Fair Diddley is a juried arts and crafts show on the Woodstock Square with over 300 skilled artisans,  crafters, and food vendors.  It is sponsored by the Mental Health Resource League (MHRL) and the funds raised provide financial aid to mental health  related agencies in McHenry County, including HOS. 

Providing volunteers for Fair Diddley keeps Home of the Sparrow in the running for MHRL Grant Funding, which provide programs and services for residents facing mental health issues.  You can help Home of the Sparrow by signing up to volunteer.  The more volunteers we have the better.   Volunteers help in various areas including check-in, bakery sales, raffle ticket sales, shopping bag sales, plant sales, publicity and traffic control, and get free entrance into the fair.

Sign up online to volunteer!

The MHRL has created an online sign up through This online site will allow volunteers to sign up for any time slot AND any position that you prefer! 


When you sign up, please indicate that you are a volunteer from Home of the Sparrow.

If you have any questions, please contact

Jennifer Kolarczyk at or 815-271-5444 x260.


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