empowering kids to help kids

Sparrow Clubs exist to set the stage for simple, yet heroic, acts of kindness in schools and youth culture by empowering kids to help kids in medical need.

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In 1992, six-month-old Michael Leeland desperately needed a bone marrow transplant. With no way to pay for the procedure, Michael's parents, Jeff and Kristi, didn't know where to turn.

Sparrow Clubs - Dameon

Jeff taught a class where Dameon, a big-hearted kid, was a student. After hearing his teacher's dilemma, Dameon emptied his bank account, offering to donate his entire savings - $60.

A chain reaction of giving followed.
Students and staff raised an incredible

$227,000 over four short weeks.

This ultimately allowed Michael to receive his lifesaving transplant.

Sparrow Clubs Hospital

Four years after Dameon's gift, Sparrow Clubs was born using a simple service model that ignites compassion and empathy in school children across the U.S.

announcements

Sparrow Clubs celebrates 25 years!

Sparrow Clubs is celebrating it's 25 year anniversary!  Over the past 25 years, Sparrow Clubs has assisted over 1250 families with children in medical need, and $7,000,000 has been raised by kids......for kids!  Please take a look at this video to see the impact that one ​selfless decision can make. Watch Video

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success stories

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upcoming events

Deschutes Brewery Portland Community Pints to benefit Sparrow Clubs!

Deschutes Brewery Portland Community Pints to benefit Sparrow Clubs! - 1/21/2020 - Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House - 210 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR

- JOIN US EACH TUESDAY IN JANUARY 2020 -

The Deschutes Brewery Community Involvement Team has chosen Sparrow Clubs USA as their Portland Community Pints partner for January. $1 per pint sold each Tuesday in January 2020 at the Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House will be donated to Portland Sparrow Clubs!

Deschutes Brewery Portland Community Pints to benefit Sparrow Clubs!

Deschutes Brewery Portland Community Pints to benefit Sparrow Clubs! - 1/28/2020 - Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House - 210 NW 11th Ave. Portland, OR 97209

- JOIN US EACH TUESDAY IN JANUARY 2020 -

The Deschutes Brewery Community Involvement Team has chosen Sparrow Clubs USA as their Portland Community Pints partner for January. $1 per pint sold each Tuesday in January 2020 at the Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House will be donated to Portland Sparrow Clubs!

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a few of our sponsors

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start a sparrow club

A Sparrow Club involves a group of students or an entire school wanting to make a difference in the lives of others. Come together to serve your community in order to help a Sparrow child! A Sparrow Project begins once a school and a project sponsor are found and matched with a child.

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