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.

The 1st Anniversary Open House proved to be an occasion to reflect and express gratitude for the presence of this Fisher House and its humanitarian support on Hines VA Hospital grounds.

Photography Courtesy of Harry Theodore

anniversary lunch Anniversary dessert
1st Anniversary Luncheon Spread for Benefactors, Volunteers & Military Families. No Celebration is Complete Without Dessert.
Music Supporters
Music donated by Music & Beyond for a festive atmosphere. Every Hines VA Fisher House Is Supported By Friends Of Fisher House-Illinois Members And Supporters. Pictured (l-r) Harry Theodore, Vice President-Media Relations and official FOFH-IL photographer; Mary Vaughan, Director; Diane Kallos, volunteer; Brett Colvin, Director; and volunteer.
Meeting Supporters
Meeting Supporters Bearing Gifts Again is (l-r) Betty Stamatis, President-FOFH-IL; with Toyota Financial Associates who joined in on the festivities and brought an additional donation to the mission.


proud supporter

Over 7,400 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

Thank You…
You have left a footprint on my heart

Military Honor & Remembrance Tributes

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

Your Free Will Donations Are Very Welcome

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