News - Friends of Fisher House Illinois

Here is where you will find all news relating to FOFH-IL and Hines VA Fisher House and the Progress of the Lovell Fisher House

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.


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.



Military Families Express Heartfelt Appreciation

I’m overwhelmed by the impeccable service…this has been one of the most beautiful experiences under the circumstances for my Dad’s medical problems…grateful doesn’t cover how I feel and blessed.


This our first time at the Fisher House—how amazing it is! ...thank you for providing comfort when we’re feeling most uncertain of what our future holds…after long days at the hospital it’s so nice to find fellowship upon return “home.”


Back nice to know the Fisher House and staff are here for us. Especially when there is so much unknown in the future of my husband’s health…you provide for us at a time when we are dealing with issues that sometimes overwhelm us.


The staff didn’t act like staff. They treated us like family. I thought it would be like living in barracks. Wow, was I wrong! I’m grateful to Fisher House..found a new charity that is near and dear to my heart.


This stay helped so much! God blessed me by allowing us to stay in the Fisher House which gives peace in this timed of need.


After being here 32 days, we are going home…Fisher House is a lifesaver..what a beautiful place! Thankful for everyone who touched our lives.

Military Families Hosted