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It was once said of Fisher House program founder Zachary Fisher, "If you were to describe Zachary Fisher's impact on this country, it would be much like describing how wind works in nature.  You do not actually see wind, but you see the effects of wind and feel wind upon your face.  Like a strong steady wind of compassion, Zachary's effects can be seen and indeed felt by the thousands of service members and their families during what for many is the time of their greatest challenge and difficulty."

We are deeply gratified that our supporters have the same kind of impact.

Our Sincerest Thanks to You!


Corporate/Organization Donations

2016
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Paul & Pauline Franks

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Maggiano’s

* Jeanette T. Wells * Richard & Judith Clark
* Bloomingdale VFW Post 7539 * Veterans of Foreign Wars – Judd Kendall Post #3873
* American Legion Des Plaines Post #36 * Lee County HEA
* Susan Adler Foundation * Sons of the American Legion Detachment of Illinois
* Thunderstruck Bowling Team * Jasmine Soh
* Mary & John Runger, In Honor of Barb Kemp * Jim Hynan
* Jeanette T. Wells * VFW Post 3940 Connolly Victory Nav AR MAR
* Kenneth Schubert * Theresa Novotny
* Antoinette Peters Fuhrman * Lincoln Emblem Club #433
* Sandra Masci * Jacqueline Kurz
* Robert Kurz * Christopher Warke
* Louise Kattelman * Warren Johnson
** Warrenville Memorial Auxiliary #8081 ** Classic Products Corporation
** Mary Vaughn ** Two Brothers Brewing Company
** Manufacturing Genuine Thrills, Inc. ** McLaughlin Charitable Trust
** Malnati Organization ** VFW Auxiliary to Montgomery Memorial Post No. 7452 “Smiles”
** Gail Silver, JMB Insurance ** Jane Ziesmer
** Gail Livermore *** Fox Valley Marines Detachment 1233
*** Chicago White Sox, Ltd. *** Paul R. McNeilly
*** St. Margaret Mary Parish *** GKN Foundation
*** Bartlett VFW Post 11018 *** CarStar, West Hill Auto Body
*** Blue Cross Blue Shield Volunteer Program *** The Wicklander Family Foundation, Inc.
2015
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Golden Times - Munster, Indiana

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American Legion Stickney Post 687

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Addison VFW Post 7446

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Fox Valley Marines Detachment 1233

*** Hitachi High Technologies America * Susan Adler Foundation
* Marine Corps Legion Elgin Detachment #77 * Thomas & Patti Jo Keough
* James & Margaret Kucera * Golden Times
* Michelle Kinney ** Country House Restaurant, Clarendon Hills, IL
** Thomas Culumber On Behalf of Marine Corps League #077 ** Margaret Seed
** David Herst ** The Beverly Bank Group
** US Submarine Veterans of WWII Greater Chicago Chapter *** St. Margaret Mary Parish
*** GKN Foundation *** Justin Fisher, CarStar of Yorkville, IL
*** Lou Santiago, CarStar *** CarStar of Bolingbrook, IL
*** Chicago Business Group    
       
2014
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National Society of the DAR – Illinois Chapter

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St. Pius X Council of Catholic Women

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Carl Buddig & Company

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Allstate – The Giving Campaign

* American Legion Post 888 * Columbian Urban League
** Sons of the American Legion Detachment of Illinois *** Fortune Brands
*** Disabled American Veterans Chapter 47 *** Enterprise Holdings Foundation
* Rick and Lorraine Huff * James and Susan Loomis
* Sandra L. Masci, in Memory of Frank Stoppiello * Jeanette T. Wells, in Recognition of Becky Weber
** Addison VFW Post 746 *** TAI Charitable Foundation
*** Enterprise Commercial Truck Division *** Enterprise Holdings Foundation
       
2013
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Econ Environmental Concepts, Inc. – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Anton Brothers Partnership – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Ron Burman, Profit Masters Displays, Inc. – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Tauber Brothers Tool & Die Co. – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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US Submarine Veterans of World War II

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EAC, Julie & Kim Ericksen, – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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National Society Daughters of American Revolution

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Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association 24-1 "Heart of Illinois" Chapter

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Veterans of Foreign Wars of the US, Judd Kendall Post No. 3873

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Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association of Northern IL

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The Hitachi Foundation, Barbara Dyer

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Franklin Display Group – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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The Hitachi Foundation, Cheryl Erickson

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Society of American Military Engineers – S.A.M.E.

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Michael Brandonisio, Tech One Illustration, Inc.

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Turano Foundation Inc.

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Davis & Engert PC– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Enterprise Holdings Foundation

* Brunswick Corp. - Laura Lober *** Fox Valley Marines Detachment # 1233
* Crash Dive Base Great Lakes, IL USSVI *** O'Hare Military/Civilian Alumni Association, Inc. – honoring Judy Reaves
* Enterprise, Aimee Kam *** Safelite AutoGlass Foundation
* Sons of American Legion - Farmer City, IL *** West Monroe Partners - Chicago, IL
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AllLine CarStar - Bolingbrook, IL

 

   
2012
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Allstate Insurance Co. on Behalf of Deb Hoppe

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Franklin Display Group

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American Legion Riders Post 489 Yorkville, IL

* Heavenly Harvest Catering– in Memory of Ken Armstrong
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Bethel Fellowship Church

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Illinois Inaugural Committee

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Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association 24- "Heart of Illinois" Chapter

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Michael Brandonisio, Tech One Illustration, Inc.

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Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association of Northern IL

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Profit Masters Displays, Inc.

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Crash Dive Base USSVI

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Sawa's Old Warsaw Restaurant

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Davis & Engert PC– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Society of American Military Engineers

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Econ Environmental Concepts, Inc. – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Wives of World War II Submarine Veterans

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Enterprise Rent a Car

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Ziegler – Kristen Lampert

 

2011
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AAA Bolingbrook

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John Fox - Toyota Financial Services

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All State Giving Campaign

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John Suwalski, Enterprise Rent A Car – Northbrook, IL 

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Alex Carrera, American Family Insurance – Arlington Heights, IL

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Karen Avers, State Farm – Chicago IL

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American Legion Riders Post 489 Yorkville

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The Kathleen B. and Charles R. Walgreen lll Foundation - in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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American Legion Riders of Post 294 Morris, IL

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Kathy Metzger, Shelter Insurance - Plano, IL

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American Legion Riders

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Kevin Collins & Staff, State Farm – Stickney IL

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Ann Lewis, State Farm – Chicago, IL

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Kevin Vrahnos, An Insurance Store – Northbrook, IL

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Benote Wimp, State Farm – Chicago, IL

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Ladies Auxiliary to Cantigny Post #367, VFW

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Bernie Majewski, State Farm - Mt. Prospect, IL

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Lou Cevela, State Farm – LaGrange Park, IL

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Brian Harmon, State Farm – Countryside, IL

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Louie Santiago, All Line CARSTAR

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Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association of Illinois – Silvas, IL

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The Employees at The Lynn Sage Breast Center

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Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association of Northern IL

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Maria Capetillo & Staff, State Farm – Romeoville, IL

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Country Financial Offices – Rolling Meadows

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Marilyn Newlin & State Farm – Chicago IL

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Crash Dive Base USSVl – Palatine, IL

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Michael Markman, State Farm – Park Ridge, IL

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Dan Parker, State Farm - Naperville, IL

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National Society Daughters of the American Legion – Sydney, IL

 

Denny Georgopoulis, State Farm – Riverside, IL

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Rich Alberti, Farmers Insurance – Countryside, IL

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Diana Rasmussen, Farmers Insurance – Mundelein, IL

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Susan Palkovic, State Farm – Des Plaines, IL

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Erickson Construction - in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Sandra Vincent, Chicago CARSTAR Business Group

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Franklin Display Group

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Sons of the American Legion Detachment of Illinois – Farmer City, IL

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Jackie Grant, State Farm – LaGrange Park, IL

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Thomas Henderson, State Farm – Mt. Prospect, IL

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James M. Simoncelli / Sharel Eccleston, American Family Insurance – Libertyville, IL

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Tripp Insurance

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Jeff & Suzanne Hoyne – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Toyota Motor Credit

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Jerry Ratigan, State Farm – Mt. Prospect, IL

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Victoria Alito, State Farm – Mt. Prospect, IL

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Jim Lee, State Farm – Evanston IL

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W. Jere Tidwell, State Farm – Niles, IL

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Joe Taylor, State Farm – Des Plaines, IL

 

 

 

2010
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American Legion Marne Post #13 - Plainfield, IL

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Detachment of Illinois, Sons of the American Legion – Farmer City, IL

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American Veterans Motorcycle Rider Association – Hines, IL

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Society of American Military Engineers – Chicago Post

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Blue Star Mothers of America - Greater Chicago Chapter #3/IL

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VFW Post #10778 – Western Springs Memorial Post

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Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association of Illinois

 

* Wives of WWII Submarine Veterans
2009
*** AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Department of Illinois * Ulla of Finland
  AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary #100 * K-B-K Tool & Mfg Inc. - Kenneth Hedeen
* Archer-Highland Post #698 American Legion * McDonald-Linn Chicago Ridge VFW Post 177
* Batavia Overseas Post #1197 * Palatine American Legion Auxiliary Unit 690
** Chicago Slaughter *** Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association of Illinois Chapter (CVMA)
*** Department of Illinois Jewish War Veterans * Sangamon River Chapter US Daughter of 1812
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Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW John H. Kraus Post #494

 

* Silvis-East Moline AMVETS
2008
*** American Legion Women's Auxiliary, Illinois * Seniors' Community Club, Addison, IL
*** Operation Supports Our Troops –IL (OSOT-IL) *** Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7446, Addison, IL
*** Soldiers' Angels *** Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10778,
Western Springs, IL
* Society of American Military Engineers (S.A.M.E.)    

 

Individual Donations

2015
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Jeanette T. Wells

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Karen Rosselli

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Doug Flanagan

 

 

       
2014
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Bill Gomora – In Memory of Donald Turner, WWll Army Air Force

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Mark Mazur

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Cheryl Sefton

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Mary E. Sears

* Claudette Sanderson * Maureen DiCola
* Doug Flanagan * Randolph Kohler
* Duane Stelzik * Rita Hanson
* Florence Skoglund * Sheila Leonhardt
* Jim Hynan ** Travis & Meghan Vasseur – In Memory of Linda M. Vasseur
* Lisa Lewis *** Cynthia M. Minta
* Lorraine Ross *** Jill McClory
* Maria Julia Fernandez ***

Jennifer Tio

* Raymond Eads *

Robert Park – on behalf of Linda Vasseur

* Thomas Parker *

Ilene Quinn

* Sandra & Anthony Fazio – in Memory of Frank Stoppiello *

Virginia & John Manasse

* Ellen D. Daniels & James A. Daniels *

Jeanette T. Wells – in recognition of Becky Weber

* Randolph T. Kohler *

Scott & Carol Forsythe

* Curtis L. Cruver, III *

Richard & Judith Clark

* Margaret Seed *

James C. Davis – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

* Lynn M. Guercio – in Memory of Ken Armstrong **

Eleanor R. Dean & John L. Gosney

** Timothy E. Wessels ***

Evan Olson – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

2013
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Alan Riefenberg – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Joan & Michael Armstrong- in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Audra Armstrong - in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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John & Virginia Manasse

* Brent A. Kauffman ***

John R. Blane

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Stacey & Joseph Sweeney

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John McLaughlin – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Chris & Meghan Barber– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

* Jill McClory – In Memory of James McClory, USMC
*** Cynthia M. Minta * Jim Hynan
* Donald Giehler ** Mr. & Mrs. John R. Moore
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Edward & Jean Murphy

* Karen Fray
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Evan W. Olson- in Memory of Ken Armstrong

* Karen J (R) Collins
* Gloria DeSimone ** Louis Santiago
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George Mutert & Friends – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Lorraine Ross

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Janet C. Nelson- in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Margaret & Peter Armstrong- in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Janeen Kupiec- in Memory of Ken Armstrong

** Rita Hanson
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Jeanette Hoag - in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Melissa Kennedy

** Jeffrey M. Kersch ** Teresa Kostick
* Jeffrey N. Dooley – on Behalf of LT Sarah Sebby, USN *

Timothy S. Clemens - in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Jennifer Tio

   
       
       
2012
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Audra Armstrong - in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Karen & Joe Pagliari– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Carla Loly & Matthew Smith

* Karen Wittich – in Memory of Ken Armstrong
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Christopher & Barbara Choyke– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Lou Marisco– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Cynthia & Robert Rinaldi– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Maribeth Browne– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Donna & David Niemiec

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Meghan Barber– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Janice Keller Teplitz– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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R.V. Andresen– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Jeanette Hoag on Behalf of Sally Mutert & Gordy Swanland – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Rebecca Harris Otstott– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Jim Lonergan– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Scott & Sue Farrell– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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John & Catherine McLaughlin– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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William & Michelle Mutert– in Memory of Ken Armstrong

 

2011
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Christina Collins

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Kristen Lampert, Ziegler – Chicago, IL

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Donna Chmura

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Mark Adams

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Donna & David Niemiec

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Mary Vaughan

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Jeanette Hoag

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Richard Grimm

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Joe & Cindy Tauber – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Ted & Phyllis Bergeron – in Memory of David Ellison

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Joyce Hammond – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Mr. & Mrs. William Anderson – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Julie Berkowicz

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Mr. & Mrs. William McGeean – in Memory of Ken Armstrong

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Ken Eberly

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William Gomora

 

2010
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Deloris Beaton

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Mary Vaughan

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Leighton Wells

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Paula Ganong

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Mr. & Mrs. Stephen E. Scott & Family in Memory of George Richard "Dick" Beckey

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Jennifer Tio

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William Gomora

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Paula Ganong

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Karen Krill

 

 

 

2009
* Jacquelyn Adler * Leslie Nell
* Judy Ahmer * Mr. & Mrs. Bill Clark
* Jon & Elaine Anderson   Sharon Goldsher
* Christa & Hans Boden   Anna Mae Gibson
* Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Chu   Genette M. Affranti
* Clarice Critz   Betty L. Dickerson
* Mr. & Mrs. Richard Dagdigian   Diana R. Baker
* Mary & Michael Delany   Laura Brady
* Mr. & Mrs. William Fitzmaurice   Mary Corsiglia Carroll
* Mary G. Fitzpatrick   Donna Forsberg
* Margaret Greene   Sharon Goldsher
* Mary S. Gaier   Martin H. Levit SFC (Ret.) Quartermaster, Dept. of JWV
* Cynthia M. Hader   Humberto Martinez
* Sandra Hart   Theresa E. McGuan
* Nancy & Joseph Jenkins   Kathleen KcMurrin
* Carol L. Larson   Mary Ann Mook
* Robert E. Lozins   Joanne Nusbaum
* Beth & Timothy McGady   Patricia & June Urban Moser
* Camille Morris   Mary Alice Nesti
* Frank Scharl   Marsha & Marshall Kodish Peri
* June Shackter   Claire Repsold
* Norma Studebaker   Karen & Richard Salinger
* Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Svoboda   Nancy Snyder
* Susan & Sam Tenenbaum   Alan Stengel
* Ryan Francis Wherfel   Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Stone
* Mr. & Mrs. Michael LoVallo   Gloria Sundblad
* Eleanor D. Laser   Marshall, Kimberly & Bryan Waldo
* Judith Nelson   Mr. & Mrs. Peter Weisenmayer

* Member      ** Friend / Charter Member       *** Patron/Charter/Member

Member / Donors List Updated: 5/20/2015

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The Friends of Fisher House-Illinois, Inc., Privacy Commitment to You: We appreciate each and every individual, organization and corporation supporting the Hines VA Fisher House and Friends of Fisher House-Illinois, Inc. Thank you for being a loyal supporter. It is because of you, your belief in our cause and the trust you place in Friends of Fisher House-Illinois, Inc. that we can promise to always support the military men and women, and their families, who will benefit from the services of the Hines VA Fisher House. In today's information age, we will make extra efforts to ensure and maintain your trust and privacy to your satisfaction. To that end, we are committed to protect and keep information about you private, safe and secure. We have developed and continue to maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your information. Rest assured that we do not sell or release any personal information you have shared with us.

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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

2017 Military Honor & Remembrance Tributes

Friends of Fisher House – Illinois
2017 Military Honor & Remembrance Tributes for
Loved Ones, Friends Who Sacrificed for Our Freedom & Safety

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Society of American Military Engineers --
Longtime Strong Supporters
of FOFH-IL's Humanitarian Mission.
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