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

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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


FOFH-IL is proud and honored to have the loyal support of this wonderful organization of veterans devoted to helping their own. They came on board during the construction fundraising phase several years ago and continue to work hard to benefit this deserving cause near and dear to their hearts.

Gathered for their annual check presentation are:
(l-r) Rick Grimm, IL24-2 Treasurer; Mel Hedden, IL-24 State Quarter Master; Bruce Chron, IL24-2 PR Officer; Betty Stamatis, FOFH-IL President; Les Lawrence, IL24-1 Treasurer; Lisa Mariottini, FOFH-IL Executive Secretary; Pat Smith, IL24-2 Commander; and Harry Theodore, FOFH-IL Vice President – Communications.

Partner Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Illinois Chapter 24 (CVMA) Donates $4,000 to Hines VA Fisher House

Support Friends of Fisher House – Illinois was delighted to attend a Motorcycle Ride fundraiser dedicated to Hines VA Fisher House support conducted by these members of Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Illinois Chapter. This culminated a series of fundraising efforts and resulted in a $4,000 contribution to FOFH-IL from CVMA.

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FOFH-IL president Betty Stamatis (r) and Vice President – Development Barb Kemp with Executive Officers of CVA presented the FOFH-IL humanitarian mission to the Motorcycle Ride event attendees.


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