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Annual CARSTAR Partners Campaign

Garners Major Contributions

For Hines Fisher House Wish List

Continuing supporter brings commodities needs and cash donations

for military families during medical crises

Kicking off the New Year by making a big difference for Hines Fisher House, dedicated supporter CARSTAR of Chicagoland partners delivered over 8 donation bins and other containers filled with food and supplies plus over $300.00 in monetary donations for military family guests. 

Holly Wright, Hines Fisher House Manager, responded, "We send our appreciation to all the CARSTAR owners and staff for their generous donations.  "We depend on these donations to provide amenities to our residents during their stay here."

CARSTAR also treated the Fisher House staff and military families were also treated to lunch.

Friends of Fisher House-Illinois is gratified once again by the outstanding efforts of Chicagoland CARSTAR’s partners who ensured donation bins were filled to the top,” says Betty Stamatis, FOFH-IL President.

Special thanks to Marian Rodriguez (CARSTAR Mundelein) and Stan Craven (CARSTAR Chicago 38th St.) and Louie Santiago (CARSTAR Bolingbrook) who delivered the donations.  

FOFH-IL thanks all participants in this successful Annual CARSTAR Drive: Kerry Bulthuis (US-99 COUNTRY MUSIC) who provided the donation bins; CARSTAR All Line of Bolingbrook, CARSTAR Wally's of Des Plaines, CARSTAR West-Hill of Hillside, CARSTAR Scola's of Brookfield, CARSTAR Ideal of Arlington Heights, CARSTAR Friendly of Roselle; Enterprise Rent-A-Car; and the McBroom Family 


CARSTAR Delivers Huge Load of New Year Supplies, Cash Donations for Hines VA Military Family Guests (Left to right) Holly Wright, Hines Fisher House Manager; James Cook, Hines Fisher House Assistant Manager; Mel Twining, Army veteran; Marian Rodriguez, CARSTAR Mundelein; Stan Craven, CARSTAR 38th St., Chicago


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…

Military Families Hosted