Hines VA Fisher House Wish List

Hines VA Fisher House is located at:
100 Crossman Circle
Hines, IL 60141
Hines VA Hospital Grounds
5000 S. 5th Ave
Hines, IL 60141

Groups / Individuals Can Contact Fisher House Manager to reserve dates to prepare meals at Fisher House or donate meal(s) for guest families at phone: 708-202-7154

Some of the items on our wish list reflect one-time only needs but most represent the on-going needs of running the house. Every in-kind donation allows us to stretch our donated dollars that much further. 

We prefer to accept donations Monday through Friday, 8am-3pm, but will try to be accommodating. Because Hines Fisher House is a private home, we ask that individuals and groups please call ahead to (708) 202-7154 in order to arrange a time to drop off donations. Thank you.


For the pantry:

  • Grocery store gift cards such as Target and Jewel
  • Frozen entrees and snacks
  • Juices, yogurt, cheese sticks, packaged lunch meats
  • Fresh fruit such as oranges and bananas
  • Tuna fish lunch packs and microwaveable meals
  • K-cup coffee pods/coffee supplies

For the laundry:

  • Liquid detergent (Tide) for HE washers
  • Fabric softener sheets for the dryer

For the supply cupboard:
  • Liquid dish soap and dishwasher all-in-one tabs
  • Paper towels, Kleenex and bath tissue
  • Pledge multi-purpose cleaner, Lysol spray, Endust
  • Stainless Steel Wipes, Leather wipes
  • Cold cups and/or hot cups

For our guests:
  • Restaurant gift cards (i.e. Portillos, Panera Bread, Subway etc.)


For the house and garden:
  • Large grill cover (for 6 burner)
  • New large hose reel
  • Oreck vacuum bags – type CC
  • New folding chairs (12)
  • iTunes gift cards
  • Tupperware containers

For the guest suites:
  • Travel size toothpaste/toothbrushes
  • Note pads/pens
  • Small gift bags for toiletries
  • Pump style hand soap (white)
  • Hand sanitizer

We do not accept clothing or used items. We are also well supplied with books, puzzles, games, toys and most toiletries. Thank you.

Updated 08/07/14


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Over 7,400 Military Families Have Stayed Free of Charge at This "Home Away from Home" Since March 1, 2010

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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

Thank You…
You have left a footprint on my heart

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