The Vinson Mortgage Charity of Choice for July: Sparrow’s Nest
The Vinson Mortgage Charity of Choice for the month of July is Sparrow’s Nest. The mission of The Sparrow’s Nest Maternity Home is to provide a Christ centered shelter and to educate homeless, pregnant and parenting young women by providing a wide range of services that empower them to make positive and healthy life decisions for themselves and their babies.
- They have extensively trained staff including a full time house parenting couple, a part time house parenting couple, a case manager, and a business manager
- They have renovated a 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom house nestled on one acre of deep woods to meet the requirements for food, fire, and state licensing all the while maintaining the warmth and welcome of a family home.
- Licensed to house 8 children under the age of 19.
- They have over 125 volunteers serving as mentors, to event coordinators, to bible study leaders, to administrative help.
Sparrow’s Nest assists any woman needing resources through The Branch Resource center which provides diapers, wipes, baby supplies, clothes, bibles, and counseling referrals.