Welcome Edition
May 9, 2012
Greetings!

Welcome to the first edition of the e-newsletter version of Fisher House Foundation's Patriot magazine. You will receive a copy every other month with moving stories about exciting things happening at the Foundation, individual houses, and get a chance to meet some of the incredible families that you are helping. We want to thank you for your interest in helping our greatest national treasure - our service men and women and their loved ones.

 

Sincerely,

David Coker
President, Fisher House Foundation
IN THIS ISSUE
Fisher House Comes to UK
Peace of Home
First Lady Visits Fisher House
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FISHER HOUSE COMES TO THE UK
UK Fisher House
 
On April 23, Ken Fisher and the Duke of Gloucester attended a ground breaking ceremony for a Fisher House at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham in the United Kingdom where allied Wounded Warriors are receiving treatment. Fisher House Foundation has partnered with UK charities Help for Heroes and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity to make this happen. Read More.  
PEACE OF HOME by Tech. Sgt. Mareshah Haynes


Then-Senior Airman Candice Metulski was a single mother and full-time student when she sustained serious injuries in a car accident and faced medical retirement. 
Peace of Home 
Peace of Home
Driving more than five hours from her home in Morgantown, W. Va., to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, for her temporary disability retirement list evaluation quickly became physically and financially impossible for her sustain, and she decided to look for temporary lodging on or near the base. Her search led her to the Fisher House.
Read more.

MILITARY KIDS GET A SPECIAL VISIT


                                       

During the Month of the Military Child, the First Lady, Michelle Obama came to the Fisher House to visit with children of Wounded Warriors getting care at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. She brought cookies shaped like her dog, Bo, and did crafts with the kids. Read more.