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.


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upcoming events

Southern Oregon Wings of Hope Luncheon

Southern Oregon Wings of Hope Luncheon - 4/23/2019 - Medford, Oregon

Come and enjoy a complimentary lunch while learning more about Southern Oregon Sparrow Clubs. Seating is limited, and one must RSVP to attend.Special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor, Prime Care.

For more info, call Matt Sampson at 541.621.1126 or email Matt@sparrowclubs.org

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a few of our sponsors

Ellie George Home Quest RealtyOnPoint Community Credit UnionOCF Joseph E Weston Public FoundationMyBinding.ComColumbia Gorge Helping Hands
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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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