04/12/2023 Meet the Staff: Seth Coker
Fisher House Foundation is comprised of many passionate and talented people. Seth Coker, a Hero Programs administrator, came to the Foundation thanks to his interest in live sports like those involved in the Warrior and Invictus Games. As a member of an Army family, he fit right in and supports military families traveling where a Fisher House is closed or full, through Hotels for Heroes.
04/05/2023 Our Fisher House Journey
Army Veteran Alex Schwartz and his wife Annie have stayed at the Alaska Fisher House off and on since 2014. Here Annie shares their story in her own words.
03/24/2023 Fisher House Dedicated at Sousley Campus of the Lexington VA Health Care System
This is the first VA Fisher House in Kentucky.
03/02/2023 In Her Own Words: What Fisher House means to Air Force veteran Cora Pitts
Veteran and military spouse Cora Pitts shared her Fisher House story in a speech at the Ann Arbor, Michigan Fisher House dedication last year. Here are her remarks and her story in her own words.
02/22/2023 Meet the Manager: Kelly Laurich
Fisher House Foundation is privileged to have amazing managers at each Fisher House. These professionals do a wonderful job taking care of the families that call Fisher House “a home away from home.”
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
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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.