Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend 2019

Krista Jones, Founder of Sparrow's Nest, a 501(c)3 Charity

Thank you so much for considering running for Sparrow’s Nest!

You’ll be joining a community of over 250 Team Sparrow Runners. Our mission to is run for those who can’t, all in the name of generously supporting Hudson Valley families who are dealing with cancer. Together, we’ve been able to raise over $1,000,000 since 2015!

But we’re more than just a group of individuals with similar goals. We’re a family, looking out for each other, supporting our neighbors, and building long-lasting friendships.

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Sparrow’s Nest Mission Statement

Sparrow’s Nest of the Hudson Valley provides two meals, once a week, to the families of caregivers and children diagnosed with any type of cancer.

Caregivers are defined as legal guardians of children, under the age of 18, living in the home. Caregivers and/or children diagnosed with any cancer that requires chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery qualify. All recipients must live within a 35 mile radius of the charity’s health department-approved kitchen in Wappingers Falls.

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Sparrow’s Nest Facts

Sparrow’s Nest cooks and delivers two trays of homemade food each week to the families of caregivers and children with cancer who reside within a 20 mile radius of the Sparrow’s Nest Kitchen in Wappingers Falls, NY.

All food is prepared in our Board of Health-approved kitchen located in Wappingers Falls, NY.

Sparrow’s Nest continues to feed approximately 500 people each year.

Sparrow’s Nest assists Recipients with food and additional support throughout the year by providing back-to-school supplies, Easter baskets, holiday gifts, and more.

Sparrow’s Nest cooks for families with children 18 years and younger living in the household of caregivers who are undergoing chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery due to ANY type of cancer diagnosis.

Sparrow’s Nest was founded in 2012 and prides itself on being a grassroots organization which uses all donations to service local residents in the Hudson Valley.

Since 2014, over 500 men and women have joined Team Sparrow at one of our destination runs.

All monetary donations to Sparrow’s Nest are tax deductible.