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Get Involved

Volunteer at the Nest!

There are many ways to join The Sparrow’s Nest volunteer team, and opportunities abound in the areas of hospitality, clothing closet, serving  meals, donation organization, and facility maintenance.

We are always looking for individuals or small groups to prepare and/or bring a meal for our morning or afternoon services. Group volunteers can serve lunch to our clients on Fridays. Volunteers can also serve lunch on Fridays. If you are interested in providing food, please contact us.

If you or your group would be interested in touring The Sparrow's Nest, contact us to schedule a tour.

If you are interested in interning or partnering with The Sparrow's Nest, click here.



The Sparrows Nest provides internship opportunities for Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters. Interns play a vital role in our social services provided Monday-Wednesday and Fridays. Interns also have the opportunity to participate in projects related to social services, project management, marketing and communications, public health policy and promotion, and more according to their area of interest or study. 


Examples: Filling out GA ID and Birth Certificate vouchers for clients, shadowing our Breaking the Cycle Classes, helping with annual events, developing outreach programs, marketing on multiple platforms, grant writing etc.


We are currently accepting Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 applications. 

Apply with the link below:


Interested in partnering with the Sparrow's Nest? Please fill out this form below to tell us more information about any initiatives, projects, or group volunteer opportunities.


Let's Make A Change

The Sparrow’s Nest depends upon the generosity of the community to meet the needs of the families and individuals we serve, not only through monetary donations but also through volunteering and non-cash items such as meals, clothing, and toiletry items.

Ways To Give:​

  1. Give financially in person.

  2.  Donate financially through Network for Good Donate.

    • More of your donation goes directly towards the Sparrow's Nest!​

  3.  Donate financially through Paypal.

  4. Donate items that support Our Services.

  5. Donate your time and Volunteer.

  6. Donate through

In Person

745 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA 30606


Make a tax deductible donation‏.

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Send us a note.

P.O. Box 1972
Athens, GA 30603

What your donations will provide:

  • Service of  2,500 – 3,000 hot meals per month or approximately 30,000 – 36,000 per year.

  • Provision of over 1,500 bags of groceries to adults and children in need.

  • Over 3,500 uses of our free showers and laundry services.

  • Over 8,000 individuals and families served through our clothing ministry.

  • Provided assistance with medications and other emergency needs to approximately 300+ individuals.

  • Worship Services for people experiencing homelessness in our community.

  • Breaking the Cycle and Getting it Right Classes

  • Employment opportunities through our Clean Streetz Program, over 60+ bags collected monthly

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