60th Fisher House Opens
The 60th Fisher House was dedicated on March 28th at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio.
The hospital is now the 5th VA Polytrauma Center supporting both Veterans and active duty service members. To celebrate, after the ribbon cutting, 60 balloons were released by Fisher House families, managers, and trustees representing the over 180,000 families who have stayed across the world so far.
Mother Calls Tampa Fisher House "Home" for
Nearly 3 Years
Story by My Fox Tampa Bay
Photos by Ashley Estill
The only way [Kelly Eakins] can physically be here for Steven, day in and day out, is through the Fisher House. She's been here for almost three years.
"It has been very trying, lots of ups and downs with the recovery process. Especially with the severe traumatic brain injury- very slow process."
"They talk to Steven and the love on Steven, that does my heart so much good. Just to see that it's not just me, he's got so many other people that are caring for him," Kelly says.
First Lady Visits Children at Fisher House
The First Lady, Michelle Obama, once again visited with children of wounded warriors at the Walter Reed Fisher House before the Easter holiday.
She did crafts, introduced Bo, and invited kids to the White House Easter Egg Roll.
|First Lady Michelle Obama Visits the Fisher House|