Northeast Ohio hospital group creates new charity which will benefit the Greater Cleveland Fisher House

Northeast Ohio hospital group creates new charity which will benefit the Greater Cleveland Fisher House

The Center for Health Affairs, a member organization for Northeast Ohio’s Hospitals, has created a new charity fund. ideastream health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble reports where the money comes from and how the nonprofit picked the Cleveland VA as its first donation. “We’re really interested in having an impact in the overall health of the community and also having an impact in the ability for all people to access quality health care and to have better health outcomes,” said the Center for Health Affair’s Chief Executive Bill Ryan. The first project, Ryan said, will be to help build a Fisher House. The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center is a member of the Center for Health Affairs and gets an annual visit from Ryan. It was during Ryan’s most recent fall tour, when the idea of donating land to so the hospital could build a Fisher House first took hold. VA Director Sue Fuehrer was with Ryan on the tour and she recalls his amazement at how busy the hospital was. “You guys are building, it’s like a little city,” Fuehrer recalls Ryan saying. The Cleveland VA hospital provides outpatient care for more than 107,000 veterans each year. And the […]

The Center for Health Affairs, a member organization for Northeast Ohio's Hospitals, has created a new charity fund. ideastream health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble reports where the money comes from and how the nonprofit picked the Cleveland VA as its first donation. “We’re really interested in having an impact in the overall health of the community and also having an impact in the ability for all people to access quality health care and to have better health outcomes,” said the Center for Health Affair’s Chief Executive Bill Ryan. The first project, Ryan said, will be to help build a Fisher House. The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center is a member of the Center for Health Affairs and gets an annual visit from Ryan. It was during Ryan’s most recent fall tour, when the idea of donating land to so the hospital could build a Fisher House first took hold. VA Director Sue Fuehrer was with Ryan on the tour and she recalls his amazement at how busy the hospital was. “You guys are building, it’s like a little city,” Fuehrer recalls Ryan saying. The Cleveland VA hospital provides outpatient care for more than 107,000 veterans each year. And the [...]

The Greater Cleveland Fisher House 2013 Honor Roll

The Greater Cleveland Fisher House would like to thank the approximately 500 individual donors, as well as the following businesses, organizations, foundations and community groups who this past year stepped up to help us “put a face on it… and families in it.”: Businesses/Civic Clubs/Community Organizations Ray Park/I-X Center ShurTech Brands Burning River Lacrosse US Bank Bank of America The Brew Kettle The Cleveland Browns Alumni Assoc. The Strongsville Browns Backers Bob Evans Restaurants Eastlake Police Department Walter/Haverfield LLP Northeast Ohio Health Underwriters Assoc. Northeast Ohio Foundation for Patriotism Luke Henkel’s Run The Hillier Family WorkPlace Media Strongsville Rotary Today’s Dentistry St. Vitus Parish Quaker Steak & Lube of Lakewood Quaker Steak & Lube of Columbus Rock-N-Roll Street Machines Benchmark Jewelers Rinaldi Jewelry Enterprise Security Craft & Antique Co-Op Keeble-Innovative Repairs Dentzler Elementary School Strongsville Marathon, Inc. BCD Travel Avon Lions Club Moose Lodge 490 Ladies of the Parlour Quilt Guild Wheels for Warriors West Harley Owners Group West Side Harley Davidson Warthogs Motorcycle Club Knights of Pythias –Owatonna Lodge 62 Grand Temple – Pythian Sisters 02 Evansport Methodist Church Millersburg Elementary West Holmes High School Daugherty Construction Classic Chevy Club   Labor Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – Local 38 […]

The Greater Cleveland Fisher House would like to thank the approximately 500 individual donors, as well as the following businesses, organizations, foundations and community groups who this past year stepped up to help us “put a face on it… and families in it.”: Businesses/Civic Clubs/Community Organizations Ray Park/I-X Center ShurTech Brands Burning River Lacrosse US Bank Bank of America The Brew Kettle The Cleveland Browns Alumni Assoc. The Strongsville Browns Backers Bob Evans Restaurants Eastlake Police Department Walter/Haverfield LLP Northeast Ohio Health Underwriters Assoc. Northeast Ohio Foundation for Patriotism Luke Henkel’s Run The Hillier Family WorkPlace Media Strongsville Rotary Today’s Dentistry St. Vitus Parish Quaker Steak & Lube of Lakewood Quaker Steak & Lube of Columbus Rock-N-Roll Street Machines Benchmark Jewelers Rinaldi Jewelry Enterprise Security Craft & Antique Co-Op Keeble-Innovative Repairs Dentzler Elementary School Strongsville Marathon, Inc. BCD Travel Avon Lions Club Moose Lodge 490 Ladies of the Parlour Quilt Guild Wheels for Warriors West Harley Owners Group West Side Harley Davidson Warthogs Motorcycle Club Knights of Pythias –Owatonna Lodge 62 Grand Temple – Pythian Sisters 02 Evansport Methodist Church Millersburg Elementary West Holmes High School Daugherty Construction Classic Chevy Club   Labor Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – Local 38 [...]

A Hero’s Story (video)

Iraq War veteran and Purple Heart recipient Ssgt Dale Beatty (ret.) remembers the day his life changed forever and how Fisher House Foundation helped him and his family on the long road to recovery.

Iraq War veteran and Purple Heart recipient Ssgt Dale Beatty (ret.) remembers the day his life changed forever and how Fisher House Foundation helped him and his family on the long road to recovery.

Families Of Ailing Veterans Find Comfort And Joy Year Round at Fisher Houses

A touching story from one of our sister Fisher Houses (in St. Louis). “Fisher House makes our lives so much easier. We’ve already got so much going on. We don’t have to worry about where we’re going to stay. Everybody’s here for everybody. I don’t have the pressures that I would have otherwise. I get to be free to help my son.’’ This is our goal when we build the Greater Cleveland Fisher House. Because a family’s love is good medicine. Full story here: http://fisherhouse.org/news-media/articles/families-of-ailing-veterans-find-comfort-and-joy-year-round-at-st-louis-fisher-house

A touching story from one of our sister Fisher Houses (in St. Louis). “Fisher House makes our lives so much easier. We’ve already got so much going on. We don’t have to worry about where we’re going to stay. Everybody’s here for everybody. I don’t have the pressures that I would have otherwise. I get to be free to help my son.’’ This is our goal when we build the Greater Cleveland Fisher House. Because a family's love is good medicine. Full story here: http://fisherhouse.org/news-media/articles/families-of-ailing-veterans-find-comfort-and-joy-year-round-at-st-louis-fisher-house

Thank you to everyone who helped make 2013 a great year!

The beginning of a new year is always a time to reflect on the year past and look forward to what the new year holds. The Fisher House Foundation put together a video highlighting families that have been helped by Fisher House in 2013. We look forward to helping more families and opening more houses in 2014! This past year was a great one we are very thankful for all of you who helped to make a difference in the lives of our military and Veterans families. View video here.

The beginning of a new year is always a time to reflect on the year past and look forward to what the new year holds. The Fisher House Foundation put together a video highlighting families that have been helped by Fisher House in 2013. We look forward to helping more families and opening more houses in 2014! This past year was a great one we are very thankful for all of you who helped to make a difference in the lives of our military and Veterans families. View video here.