02/06/2023 Taking Flight: Pilot in Training Receives Scholarship
Mikaela Miles has always wanted to fly, and now she flies every day. She starts her days early, but she says that once she is in the air and sees the sunrise, she knows it’s all worth it. As a daughter of a Marine, she applied for and received a Fisher House Foundation Scholarship for Military Children scholarship which is now helping her reach her goal.
02/03/2023 Chicago VA Fisher House Celebrates Love, Friendship and Family During Its First Wedding
“We all suffered together and bonded during traumatic times. We were there to support one another. What goes on behind the doors of a Fisher House is remarkable.”
02/02/2023 Awake After Two-Week Coma, Jacob Meek, Pumps His Fist
Marine Corps Corporal Jacob “George” Meek wakes up from a two-week coma with his parents next to his hospital bedside. His parents, Wade and Laurel Meek, sent the photo to the San Diego Fisher House Manager after their son woke up after he was hit by a car. The photo won Fisher House “A Day In the Life” grant contest.
12/12/2022 Scholarships for Military Children accepting applications for 2023-2024 academic year
Applications are now open for the Scholarships for Military Children Program for academic year 2023 – 2024. The program, entering its 23rd year, recognizes the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and celebrates the commissary’s role in enhancing military quality of life. It’s administered by Fisher House Foundation.
12/07/2022 Signia Supports Veterans and Active Military Members with $25,000 Donation Match Day to Benefit Fisher House Foundation
Signia will be matching up to $25,000 in donations on December 30, 2022
11/13/2022 Fisher House supporter honored for veteran employment
NASHVILLE, Tenn.–November 11, 2022– HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, today announced that it has again been recognized by Military Times as one of the country’s best employers based on the company’s efforts to recruit, retain and support current and former service members, military spouses and military caregivers. Since 2012, HCA Healthcare has hired more than 40,000 veterans, active-duty personnel and military spouses.
11/11/2022 Enterprise Rent-A-Car Honors Veterans Through Support of 10th Annual Keys to Progress® Giveaway
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In observance of Veterans Day, Enterprise Rent-A-Car is again joining Progressive Insurance® to support the insurance company's annual Keys to Progress® program. In honor of the 10th vehicle giveaway, more than 100 veterans and military-related organizations across all 50 states received newly refurbished vehicles at nationwide giveaway events this week.
11/08/2022 Best Charities for 2023
Fisher House is honored to be once again chosen as WalletHub's best veteran's charity to donate to.
11/03/2022 Fisher House Dedicated at New Orleans VA Medical Center
This is the First Fisher House in Louisiana.
11/01/2022 Fisher House Foundation Rated “Four Stars” by Charity Navigator for 19th Year
Of the more than 195,000 charities rated, only three nonprofits have attained more consecutive 4-star ratings. Charity Navigator’s recognition maintains the Foundation’s position in the top 1% of all charities the charity watchdog currently rates.
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In Her Own Words
When Tara McLaughin's husband was killed she traveled to the Dover Fisher House with her children
Gold Star Sister Reflects
Christina Larsen and her family stayed at a Fisher House for the worst reason: the death of her brother, Air Force Capt. Ryan Phaneuf.
University of Arizona Supports Local House
"To have the University of Arizona support your Fisher House... that's pretty cool," - Tucson Fisher House Manager Kelly Laurich
Volunteer of the Year
This year's volunteer of the year comes from Salt Lake City and is a true hero.
Hero of Fort Hood shooting reflects on Fisher House support
Army Maj. Patrick (Pat) Miller was shot in the Fort Hood shooting while trying to save others. His family stayed at a Fisher House to care for him.
Around-the-world cancer fight lands Air Force family in Fisher House
Late last summer, the Gaspar Family was in for big changes. The Air Force family of five had been reassigned to Kadena Air Base, Japan where Maj. Ian Gaspar would serve as a pharmacist.