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Home of the Sparrow announces new executive director

Published: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT
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John Jones

John Jones has been named as permanent executive director of Home of the Sparrow.

Jones has been holding the interim position since September 2012. He has previously served on the Home of the Sparrow Board of Directors from 2007-12, and holds business experience in managing large organizations and generating new companies. His greatest success has been in financial turnarounds, as well as profitably growing companies for improved shareholder value.

Jones is enthusiastic to continue helping the women and children of McHenry County in gaining self-sufficiency.

“With the solid staff at Home of the Sparrow, I look forward to using my business expertise to provide vision, with direction, for the agencies’ future, while also obtaining the end goal of assisting our women and children to achieve permanent housing,” Jones sad.

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-efficiency. Home of the Sparrow’s vision is to reduce homelessness among women and children through strategies and community partnerships, resulting in lasting self-sufficiency.

Home of the Sparrow operates for thrift stores located in Algonquin, Cary, McHenry and Palatine.

For more information, visit:www.HOSparrow.org

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