Friends of Fisher House - Illinois

Helping Military Families During Medical Crises Because A Family's Love Is Good Medicine

Friends of
Fisher House - Illinois

Helping Military Families During Medical Crises Because A Family's Love Is Good Medicine

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.

We are fortunate to benefit from the food harvesting programs of Starbucks, Panera Bread and Home Run Inn Pizzas; however, so much more is needed.

FOFH-IL provides continuing Gift Card support for military family guests’ meals and special needs.

We are grateful for the support of benefactors such as CARSTAR Auto Body and Toyota Financial Services
which conduct food, commodities and cleaning supplies drives.

Toyota Financial Services Team Conducts Successful Food Drive; Presents $1,000 Corporate Contribution

Toyota Financial Services

John Fox heads this dedicated Toyota Financial Services team who delivered supplies to Hines VA Fisher House during the 2010 holidays.
They also presented a $1,000 corporate contribution from Toyota Financial Services to support Friends of Fisher House – Illinois assistance to the Hines VA Fisher House humanitarian program.

Photography Courtesy of Harry Theodore





CARSTAR Chain of 12 Locations Collects Huge House Supplies Bounty;
Funds Supporting FOFH-IL Mission



Clever CARSTAR Signage Brings in Big Donations The Fisher House staff is still stocking shelves with the huge load of goods delivered by the energetic CARSTAR team. They also donated in funds for the deserving FOFH-IL mission.

Touring Comfortable Private Bedroom Suite for Military Family Guests are (l-r) Julie Maslanka, CARSTAR location owner; Sandra Vincent, CARSTAR Business Manager; Teresa Kostick, CARSTAR location owner; and Louie Santiago, Sales/Marketing.


Our Sincerest thanks to these CARSTAR Donation Drive Supporters

Kevin Collins and Staff
State Farm
6743 Pershing Road
Stickney, IL 60402

Marilyn Newlin and Staff
State Farm
6305 N Northwest Hwy,
Chicago, IL 60631

Karen Ayers
State Farm
4848 N Sheridan
Chicago, IL 60640

Jim Lee
State Farm
721 Dodge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202

Joe Taylor
State Farm
1157 Lee St,
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Ken Eberly
504 Talcott
Lemont, IL 60439

AAA Bolingbrook
222 N Bolingbrook Drive
Bolingbrook, IL

Tripp Insurance
5 Main St,
Oswego, IL

Denny Georgopoulis, State Farm
105 E Burlington Road
Riverside, IL 60546

Country Financial Offices
4190 West Euclid
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Rich Alberti
6564 Joliet Road
Countryside, IL 60525

Jackie Grant
State Farm
1907 E. 31st Street
La Grange Park, IL 60526

Lou Cevela
State Farm
1907 E. 31st Street
La Grange Park, IL 60526

Maria Capetillo and Staff
State Farm
452 Weber Road
Romeoville, IL 60446

Benote Wimp
State Farm
5718 W Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634

Ann Lewis
State Farm
1921 N Harlem
Chicago, IL 60707

Kathy Metzger
Shelter Insurance
3904 Turner Avenue
Plano, IL  60545

Dan Parker
State Farm
306 E Ogden Avenue
Naperville, IL 60653

Brian Harmon
State Farm
5343 S La Grange Road
Countryside, IL 60525

Enterprise Rent-a-Car
John Suwalski
610 Academy Dr.
Nothbrook, IL 60062

American Family Insurance
James M. Simoncelli/ Sharel Eccleston
273 Peterson Rd
Libertyville, IL 60048

Farmers Insurance
Diana Rasmussen
281 N. Seymour Ave
Mundelein, IL 60060

The Employees At
The Lynn Sage Breast Center
250 E. Superior
Chicago, IL

Victoria Alito
State Farm
800 E. Northwest Highway
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Alex Carrera
American Family
1020 S. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Thomas Henderson
State Farm
1770 W. Golf Road
Mount Prospect, IL 60005

Bernie Majewski
State Farm
800 E. Northwest Highway
Mount Prospect, IL 60005

Michael Markman
State Farm
2602 E. Dempster
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Susan Palkovic
State Farm
841 Lee Street
Des Palines, IL 60016

Jerry Ratigan
State Farm
209 S. Main Suite 101
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

W. Jere Tidwell
State Farm
8936 N. Greenwood
Niles, IL 60714

Kevin Vrahnos
3410 Milwaukee Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062