All Donations to FOFH-IL Are Tax Deductible, 501(c)(3) Tax ID# 26-3057560

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Continuing Partner

U.S. Secret Service Chicago Field Office Contributes $10,000 Raised by 2014 Operation Shining Star Charity Golf Event

This annual benefit supports Friends of Fisher House-Illinois and the 100 Club of Chicago.

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Fox Valley Marines Detachment’s 4th Annual Hoops for Troops Tournament Raises $7,500 to Benefit Military Families at Hines VA Fisher House

FOFH-IL Salutes This Partner Whose Financial Support Amounts to a Remarkable $12,500 since 2013

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Welcome Aboard

Fox Valley Marines Detachment #1233 Contributes $5,000 to Benefit FOFH-IL Support of Hines VA Fisher House

Pledges 2014 Hoops for the Troops April 26 – 27 to Raise More Funds to Assist Military Families During Medical Crises

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New Partner

Fortune Brands Home & Security Joins Roster of Dedicated Donors with $10,000 Contribution

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Dedicated Supporter

U.S. Secret Service Non-Profit Operation Shining Star 2013 Charity Golf Outing Nets $11,000 to Benefit Military Families

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New Partner

200,000 Pay Tribute to Fallen Heroes at 2013 Moving Vietnam Wall Memorial in Aurora

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Continuing Supporter

US Submarine Veterans of World War II Donates $1,500 to Support of Hines VA Fisher House

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Sustaining Partner

4th Successive Snow Ball Benefit In Memory of Hines VA Fisher House Supporter Ken Armstrong Garners Some $14,000

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Loyal Partner

2013 CARSTAR Golf Outing Attendees Donate Over $700 to FOFH-IL Mission

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Vital Continuing Service

O’Hare Westwood College Team Commits to Ongoing Computer Support Program for Hines VA Fisher House

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Raises $5,000 for Mission

CARSTAR, Enterprise, FOFH-IL Chair Join Forces To Achieve Another White Sox Benefit Success

Special Thanks to Louie Santiago of CARSTAR and Eddie Jackson, FOFH-IL Director, for All their Hard Work on This Fundraiser.

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First FOFH-IL Charter Member and Donor
Addison VFW Post #7446 Visits Hines VA Fisher House

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Loyal Partner

CARSTAR Delivers 2012 Holiday Food, Commodities Donations

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Thanks for The Opportunity!

CARSTAR Fall Golf Shootout Nets Funds Windfall For FOFH-IL

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Thank You Carstar, Enterprise, Safelite & Restore For Outstanding FOFH-IL White Sox Benefit Support

You and Other Supporters Helped Make This 3rd Baseball Benefit Our Most Successful To Date. Kudos Also to Event Chair Eddie Jackson. We Look Forward to a Great Event in 2013.

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Continuing Major Supporter

Operation Shining Star – U.S. Secret Service Chicago Field Office’s

Fundraising Arm – Raises $15,000 for Support Of Hines VA Fisher House

2012 Golf Outing event and Silent Auction completely organized and executed by Secret Service associates proves most successful to date.

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Welcome Aboard!

Kudos to New Partner Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association 24-1 Heart of Illinois Chapter

This organization’s year-round 2011 fund-raising efforts garnered an amazing $6,270 to assist with support of Hines VA Fisher House.

Veterans’ groups like this one are at the forefront in supporting Friends of Fisher House-Illinois’ mission to assist military families during medical crises. This is because, veterans, more than anyone else truly understand the sacrifices they and their families make.

Non-Profit Bethel Fellowship Church Donates $15,000 To Assist Military Families During Medical Crises

FOFH-IL is honored and delighted to introduce our new Partner supporting our mission
to assist Hines VA Fisher House.

“Students of our school have visited Hines VA Hospital on a number of occasions. We’ve instilled deep love of our country in all our students. As a result, they love and admire those who serve and have served and sacrificed for our country,” comments Ralph Scheri, President of the Board of Directors of Bethel Fellowship Church.

“We are humbled by and delighted with this major contribution to Friends of Fisher House-Illinois (FOFH-IL). Although, the Bethel Fellowship Church Northlake, IL, is dissolving, Ralph has asked to include him in our Board meetings so he and other congregation members can continue to support our mission,” states Betty Stamatis, FOFH-Il President.

Thank You Tech One Illustration / JIKOmetrix for Major Web Site Contribution

The FOFH-IL Board acknowledges with gratitude the significant donation of our Webmaster, Mike Brandonisio of Tech One Illustration / JIKOmetrix for redesign and rebuilding of this new web site free of any charges.

We are pleased to designate Mike Brandonisio at our highest level of Patron for his generosity and support.

Kudos to Veteran & Computer Whiz David Holle for Volunteer Servicing of 20 Computers at Hines VA Fisher House

Because of the continuing privacy issues involved with some 1,400 military family guests utilizing computers and internet service at Hines VA Fisher House, there is a continuing need for volunteer computer experts for maintenance.

We appreciate Dave's investment of personal hours and computer knowledge to bring the 20 computers (one in each private bedroom suite) up to snuff and operating efficiently.

Crash Dive Base USSVI Contributes to FOFH-IL Mission

Gregg Miller and Frank Voznak, veterans presented funds on behalf of Crash Dive Base VI to FOFH-IL. We thank Crash Dive Base USSVI for their generous donation of $100. They are representative of all the people who send in contributions that add up to major help for Hines VA Fisher House. We look forward to their continuing support.

Keeps on Giving in 2011

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Assoc. of Northern Illinois Continues Tradition of Annual Fundraising with $5,000 to Assist Military Families at Hines VA Fisher House

This amazing organization of veterans devoted to helping their own has come through again for a third consecutive year with this major contribution to FOFH-IL for support of Hines VA Fisher House.

We are proud and honored to have the loyal support of these dedicated veterans for whom the Fisher House represents vitally needed humanitarian support for military families.

Continuing Major Supporter

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Assoc. Illinois Chapter 24 (CVMA) Dedicated Year-Round Fundraising
Garners $4,500 to Assist Military Families at Hines VA Fisher House

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Military Families Express Heartfelt Appreciation

Fisher House is a Godsend. So many of us want to be with our family members but can’t always afford it with the cost of travel, lodging and food. Thanks to Fisher House we can!

What a blessing! The Fisher House has relieved me of so much stress. Don’t know what I would have done.

This is such a great opportunity for families of veterans affected by war and illness. It warms my heart to see the government, community, families and those who serve out nation working together for the greater good.

My grandmother and I stayed at the Fisher House to keep my father company during his long treatment/recovery… If not for this home, my father would have been a sad and lonely man.

…The Fisher House provides peace of mind for the patient as well as their family…the manager and staff are a true blessing…

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