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News - Friends of Fisher House Illinois

Here is where you will find all news relating to FOFH-IL and Hines VA Fisher House.

COME JOIN US & CELEBRATE 6,600 MILITARY FAMILIES SUPPORTED.

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Military Families Meet at Hines VA Fisher House & Become Life-Long Friends

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Preparing for 2016 Needs

FOFH-IL contributes $32,000 Program Support

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FOFH-IL at 2015 Home Warrior Summit at University of Illinois Chicago Pavilion

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Breakfast Hosted by FOFH-IL

Fisher House Foundation Ambassadors Visit at Hines VA Fisher

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The #Sing2Salute campaign was a HUGE success!

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Longtime FOFH-IL & Fisher House Supporter Chicagoland CARSTAR Presents $1,000 at 5th Anniversary Open House

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Hines VA Fisher House 5th Anniversary Celebration Observed by Volunteers, Donors, Hines Staff, FOFH-IL

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Secret Service Charity Golf Outing Draws Huge Attendance, Marks 2015 FOFH-IL Fundraising Kickoff

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Friends of Fisher House-Illinois Funds New $10,000 Storage Unit Construction for Hines VA Fisher House in 2012

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2 Old 2 Cold Christmas in July Motorcycle Toy Run Shows Support for Hines VA Fisher House

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Veterans Forum Cable TV Christmas Show!! 

The Keeling Foundation and Chicago Techs Donates All Computer Needs

Much-needed gift of Computers, Monitors & Printers to completely furnish each of the 20 Private Bedroom Suites, plus administrative offices for Hines VA Fisher House!! Presented to FOFH-IL President at the Veterans Forum cable TV Christmas Show!

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University of Chicago Laboratory Schools 2nd Graders Collect 500 New Books, Games, Puzzles & Purchase 24 Hair Driers for Military Family Children at Hines 'Home Away from Home'

Blue Star Mothers Greater Chicago IL#3 Chapter spearheaded campaign to assist Friends of Fisher House – Illinois’ mission to help support Hines VA Fisher House

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Boy Scout Troop 8 of Naperville, IL Builds Outdoor Furniture
from Scratch For Hines VA Fisher House Guests

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Holiday Volunteers Bring Very Welcome Gifts Of Groceries, Cleaning Products, Household Needs To Hines VA Fisher House

Thank You CARSTAR Auto Body & Toyota Financial Services

Daily meals are not part of the Hines VA Fisher House humanitarian support; therefore, Friends of Fisher House- Illinois constantly searches for food, beverage, cleaning agents and commodities donation sources.

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Hines VA Fisher House, Supporters, Military Families Celebrate 1st Anniversary of Operations March 2011

In its first year since its Grand Opening in March of 2010, Hines Fisher House has served some 750 military families from scores of states throughout the U.S. who faced military crises. The 20-bedroom suite "home away from home" has provided free accommodations for family members supporting their veterans through all manner of illnesses and medical treatments.

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2nd-Year Drive CARSTAR Partners with Schaumburg, Brookfield VFW Posts, Friends of Fisher House-Illinois to Bring $1,160 in Cash, & Gift Cards Plus 20 Boxes of Supplies to Support Hines VA Fisher House

by Sandra Vincent, CARSTAR

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts has partnered with Friends of Fisher House –Illinois (FOFH-IL) for the second year in a row to heighten awareness, and garner funds and donations for he Fisher House at The Edward Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois.

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Friends of Fisher House-Illinois Hosts 2012 Holiday Football Party at Hines VA Fisher House

Honored guests include military family residents and representatives of  staunch supporters Combat Veterans Motorcycle Assoc. (CMVA) of Illinois Chapters 24 – Northern Illinois and 24-1 Heart of Illinois.

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FOFH-IL Summer Patio Party Honors Military Family Guests & Donors

FOFH-IL Volunteers Take Time from Serious Fundraising Work to Mingle With Hines VA Fisher House Guests, Major Partner.

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Over 6,600 Military Families Have Stayed Free of Charge at This "Home Away from Home" Since March 1, 2010

Military Families Express Thanks

When asked ‘where do you want to go on vacation?’


I thought…and thought and answered:


Hines Fisher House!

Not for the fun and games
which were great but for the camaraderie – mutual trust
and friendship among people
who spend a lot of time
together…

Thank You…
You have left a footprint on my heart

11th Annual Chicago River and Lake Michigan Boat Cruise Fundraiser

Take a Twilight Cruise with
Society of American Military Engineers --
Longtime Strong Supporters
of FOFH-IL's Humanitarian Mission.
Enjoy Chicago River & Lake Michigan
with Open Bar & Light Dinner
Be There on TUESDAY, JUNE 27
from 7p.m. to 9 p.m.
Reserve Your Tickets now!

Clickon for Reservations & Details

Friends of Fisher House-Illinois Fundraiser

Come Join Us at the Ball Park
for our Annual WHITE SOX BENEFIT
SUNDAY, JULY 30
White Sox vs Cleveland
Make It A Family Affair
for All-You Can Eat Buffet with Beverages
Reserved Seats & Custom T-shirt
For Details Click here