Taking Flight: A Sparrow’s Dance

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A high school is rallying around a 6-year-old girl with something only 1 percent of the population has. The Sparrow Clubs Program allows students to raise money for their Sparrow-child through community service, but Crater High School students are going above and beyond with a fundraiser. NewsWatch 12′s Danielle Craig shows … Continue reading »

Sparrow Clubs: Jack-A-Palooza

ASHLAND, Ore. — A community is rallying around a 9-year-old boy battling a rare type of cancer. Those who know Jack Dorr know he’s a Lego master, but these legos are doing more than just creating sculptures like the Death Star – they’re helping him regain the ability in his right hand that he lost … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: A Heart with Wings

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — In less than 24 hours after adopting their Sparrow, South Middle School students have raised nearly half of the money designated for the child in need they’re helping. Friday morning, Grants Pass students logged nearly 100 of the 250 sponsored community service hours; that means in just hours, they’ve raised nearly … Continue reading »

Big Fight for a Small Sparrow

MEDFORD, Ore. — A 2-year-old who has had more medical treatment than most people have in a lifetime got the chance to spread his wings. It was a short, half-mile trip from his home and the first non-medical trip for Rogue Valley Adventist Academy’s Sparrow in about 20 months. 2-year-old Mateo Lopez requires around the clock.  … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Medford Madness

MEDFORD, Ore. — March Madness is taking over at least one of the Rogue Valley’s Sparrow Clubs. South Medford High School hosted “Medford Madness”, pitting South Medford High School teachers against North Medford High School teachers. South Medford High School students adopted 4-year-old Adryan Banuelos-Carrillo as their Sparrow.  Almost two years ago, Adryan jumped off … Continue reading »

Out & About – Circus

You can support all of Southern Oregon’s Sparrow Clubs at this weekend’s ‘Walk for Sparrows.’ All of the proceeds will go to Southern Oregon Sparrow Clubs. You can show up anytime to take part in the walk, family-friendly activities, music and raffles. The event is being organized by North Medford High School students with inspiration … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Sparrow’s Strength

MEDFORD, Ore. — For the first time in Southern Oregon, Sparrow kids and clubs are flocking together for a one-of-a kind event this weekend. The “Walk For Sparrows” was put together by a North Medford High School student. While this event will bring several of the children dealing with medical illnesses together, it was one … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Walk for Sparrows

MEDFORD, Ore. — With the help of North Medford High School’s Sparrow Club, North Medford High School student Amy Krick is putting on the first ever “Walk For Sparrows.” The event is a big senior project, loosely modeling the Relay for Life. Participants will walk around North Medford High School, raising money for USA Sparrow … Continue reading »

High Schooler Writes Song For Sparrow

NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Southern Oregon high school sophomore is selling a song online; its proceeds will benefit the family of a 12-year-old who died of bone cancer in November. Hannah Sarganis is a typical teenager in some ways, like her love for the Jonas Brothers; however, in other ways, she stands out. … Continue reading »

Mazama High School Adopts Sparrow

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Students spent the afternoon supporting a local family so they can help their child get the training he needs. Class is back in session here at Mazama High School and the students here are starting off the new year with the first Sparrow Club assembly of 2013. This afternoon students filed … Continue reading »

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