Thursday, December 6 marked another successful Boston Radiothon for Fisher House Foundation thanks to Jim Braude, Margery Eagan, Doug Meehan and Michael Graham who hosted the noon to 7 p.m. event to support military families. Their efforts raised over $100,000 for Fisher House Boston and Fisher House Foundation.
The greater Boston area WTKK listeners rallied all day, making text donations and calling in to help support military families at the Fisher House at the VA Boston Healthcare System in West Roxbury and to help the Foundation bless the next community with a Fisher House.
Michael Graham spoke with several Fisher House supporters throughout the day who also pledged their support. Thank you to Glenn Beck; Senator Scott Brown; former New England Patriot Matt Light; comedian Paul Provenza; actor Ray Romano; SSgt. in the Army Reserve Bill Kleinedler; Wendy Nowokunski, President of Northbridge; Paul Harney from FDR Center for Prosthetics and Orthotics; Francis J. "Bing" West, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs during the Reagan Administration; FOX News TV Host, Bill O'Reilly; Gold Medalist Aly Raisman; Jim Coughlin CEO of Northbridge; Dan Hayes, Director of Honor Flight; Becky Ziegel, mother of a wounded warrior, who stayed at a Fisher House for nearly two years; comedian and actor Rob Schneider; Mark Steyn, writer, political commentator, and cultural critic; rock musician Ted Nugent; The Andelmans; Jen Deluca, from Fisher House Boston and Rick Haddard, Marine; Jaclyn Swedberg, Playboy Playmate of the Year; PJ O'Rourke, journalist, writer, and author; comedian Dennis Miller; and Ken Fisher, Chairman and CEO of Fisher House Foundation for your time and support.
Thank you to the WTKK, 96.9 News Talk listeners throughout the New England area for your generosity and support this Holiday season. Your support will bless countless military families.
"Holidays, birthdays & anniversaries have been celebrated with tears and smiles with people who truly understand what the other person is experiencing."
- Kamryn Jaroszewski