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Are Volunteers Happier And Healthier?

Are volunteers happier and healthier?

  • April 24, 2017

Home of the Sparrow’s volunteers make our community stronger and Chester County a better place to live in. But they might also be happier and healthier. A growing body of evidence shows that helping others improves our health, well-being and…

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Brunch With Renoir And Cézanne At The Barnes

Brunch with Renoir and Cézanne at the Barnes

  • April 3, 2017

This weekend we kicked off our partnership with the Barnes Foundation. After six years, we knew it was time to bring something new to our annual women’s dinner. Every year, we organize a get-together for the mothers in our programs…

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ACEs Coalition- Creating A Healthier Community

ACEs Coalition- Creating a Healthier Community

  • February 15, 2017

We have always known that traumatic experiences leave a lasting mark on children. But the understanding that Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) permanently change a person’s physical and mental health is relatively new. The Kaiser Study Kaiser Permanente, a national insurance company,…

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Exciting New Partnership

Exciting New Partnership

  • January 24, 2017

We have an exciting new partnership to announce! Dr. Lindsey Marshall, award-winning cosmetic and neuromuscular dentist in Ardmore, PA is partnering with Home of the Sparrow. Dr. Marshall will be donating complimentary dental services to participants in our programs beginning…

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HOS Graduate Becomes Homeowner

  • January 17, 2017

Life had turned upside down when Mary’s husband passed away unexpectedly. Their son was still young, and although Mary had a stable and rewarding job, it became tough to pay her bills by herself. Most of the women we partner…

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Merry Christmas from Home of the Sparrow

  • January 17, 2017

December 24, 2016 I could not imagine a better time to come on board as the new Chief Executive Officer. Patricia McLennan, who will officially retire at the end of the month, has done an outstanding job in building and…

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Making Memories at the Holiday Party

  • January 17, 2017

    December 14, 2016 Every year, Home of the Sparrow holds a holiday party for our clients and graduates. This is one of our favorite events throughout the year. Home of the Sparrow empowers mothers, single women and children…

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HOS Takes a New Approach to Trauma

  • January 17, 2017

August 18, 2016 About a year ago, our Home of the Sparrow’s Program Coordinators were seeing more and more women and children in our programs who were struggling with so many issues and crises– both past and present- that they…

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