Best photobomb? Military dad photobombs son at School Picture Day.

Best photobomb? Military dad photobombs son at School Picture Day.

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    Best photobomb? Military dad photobombs son at School Picture Day In Durham, North Carolina. After months in Kuwait, Army Corporal James Bass surprised his 8-year-old son Joshua at his school. (ABC World News)

    Posted by Chris Lynch on Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Best photobomb? Military dad photobombs son at School Picture Day In Durham, North Carolina. After months in Kuwait, Army Corporal James Bass surprised his 8-year-old son Joshua at his school. (ABC World News)  

Best photobomb? Military dad photobombs son at School Picture Day In Durham, North Carolina. After months in Kuwait, Army Corporal James Bass surprised his 8-year-old son Joshua at his school. (ABC World News)  

The Greater Cleveland Fisher House Honor Roll (as of September 1, 2015)

The GCFH Honor Roll (as of September 1, 2015) The Greater Cleveland Fisher House would like to thank the approximately 1,000 individual donors, as well as the following business, organizations, foundations and community groups who have stepped up to help us “put a face on it… and families in it.”:       Charitable Foundations The Eaton Corporation Foundation The Lincoln Electric Foundation The Dominion Energy Foundation The KeyBank Foundation The Mt. Sinai Foundation The Saint Luke’s Foundation The Lubrizol Foundation The Joyce M. and Herbert W. Stielau Foundation The TurtleCon Fund The Sherwin Williams Company The Fifth/Third Bank Foundation The Alcoa Foundation The Timken Charitable Education Fund Medical Mutual of Ohio The Honorable Louis Stokes The Brown and Kunze Foundation The David R. Conley Trust The Frank C. Sullivan Family Chauncey & Marion D. McCormick Family Foundation The Murdough Foundation The Genworth Foundation The I-X Center/Park Ohio Foundation The Cleveland Browns Foundation The Combined Federal Campaign The Progressive Insurance Foundation Emerson Charitable Trust Mr. Andrew Rayburn Automobile Dealers Educational Assistance Foundation The Enterprise Holdings Foundation The Donovan Veterans Fund/Akron Community Foundation The David and Inez Myers Foundation The Castele Family Foundation The Jones Family Foundation The Kuechle Family Foundation The […]

The GCFH Honor Roll (as of September 1, 2015) The Greater Cleveland Fisher House would like to thank the approximately 1,000 individual donors, as well as the following business, organizations, foundations and community groups who have stepped up to help us “put a face on it… and families in it.”:       Charitable Foundations The Eaton Corporation Foundation The Lincoln Electric Foundation The Dominion Energy Foundation The KeyBank Foundation The Mt. Sinai Foundation The Saint Luke’s Foundation The Lubrizol Foundation The Joyce M. and Herbert W. Stielau Foundation The TurtleCon Fund The Sherwin Williams Company The Fifth/Third Bank Foundation The Alcoa Foundation The Timken Charitable Education Fund Medical Mutual of Ohio The Honorable Louis Stokes The Brown and Kunze Foundation The David R. Conley Trust The Frank C. Sullivan Family Chauncey & Marion D. McCormick Family Foundation The Murdough Foundation The Genworth Foundation The I-X Center/Park Ohio Foundation The Cleveland Browns Foundation The Combined Federal Campaign The Progressive Insurance Foundation Emerson Charitable Trust Mr. Andrew Rayburn Automobile Dealers Educational Assistance Foundation The Enterprise Holdings Foundation The Donovan Veterans Fund/Akron Community Foundation The David and Inez Myers Foundation The Castele Family Foundation The Jones Family Foundation The Kuechle Family Foundation The [...]

Press Release: HBA’s Smart Home Tour to Benefit Cleveland’s NEW Fisher House

NEWS RELEASE:  Immediate Date:  September 10, 2015   HBA’s Smart Home Tour to Benefit Cleveland’s NEW Fisher House Cleveland, OH – The Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Cleveland is pleased to announce a partnership with Greater Cleveland Fisher House for their upcoming fall HBA Smart Home Tour.  The Smart Home Tour is an informational tour of nine newly constructed “Smart “ Homes which demonstrate energy and resource  efficiency, green building and design, and new home technology. The Greater Cleveland Fisher House program is a unique private-public partnership that supports America’s military in their time of need. For members of the armed forces, retirees, veterans and their families, the Fisher House program offers shelter and support during medical crisis. Located on the grounds of every major military medical center, and many VA medical centers, Fisher House facilities provide a comforting “home away from home” while a loved one is receiving care in an unfamiliar environment. Families of veterans being treated at the Cleveland VA, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, Metro or any specialty hospital may stay free of charge. The goal is to raise $3 million and currently they are at $2.75 million for the 16,500 square foot home.  The home will […]

NEWS RELEASE:  Immediate Date:  September 10, 2015   HBA’s Smart Home Tour to Benefit Cleveland’s NEW Fisher House Cleveland, OH – The Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Cleveland is pleased to announce a partnership with Greater Cleveland Fisher House for their upcoming fall HBA Smart Home Tour.  The Smart Home Tour is an informational tour of nine newly constructed “Smart “ Homes which demonstrate energy and resource  efficiency, green building and design, and new home technology. The Greater Cleveland Fisher House program is a unique private-public partnership that supports America’s military in their time of need. For members of the armed forces, retirees, veterans and their families, the Fisher House program offers shelter and support during medical crisis. Located on the grounds of every major military medical center, and many VA medical centers, Fisher House facilities provide a comforting “home away from home” while a loved one is receiving care in an unfamiliar environment. Families of veterans being treated at the Cleveland VA, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, Metro or any specialty hospital may stay free of charge. The goal is to raise $3 million and currently they are at $2.75 million for the 16,500 square foot home.  The home will [...]

Suicide Prevention: How 1 Person Can Make a Difference

On World Suicide Prevention Day learn the warning signs. If you are military or a Veteran and you need help call 800-273-TALK or text 838255. One person can make a difference. Thoughts of suicide are not necessarily something people explicitly announce to the world, which means loved ones often have no idea that their friend or family member is contemplating it. But there are signs and risk factors, and while you might be thinking you can’t make a difference by yourself, you’re wrong. Experts say that’s sometimes all it takes. That’s the point of the Power of 1 Campaign, launched by the Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs in observance of National Suicide Prevention Month. “One smile, one conversation, one comment, one caring gesture toward somebody at risk can make a difference in their experience and perhaps instill hope and get them to help,” said Dr. Keita Franklin, the director of the Defense Suicide Prevention Office. The No. 1 thing to know: Suicide is preventable. Warning signs are just missed sometimes. “Inevitably, we always know that somebody has told somebody that they were struggling,” Franklin said of her office’s research. “Unfortunately, that person may not have known the extent […]

On World Suicide Prevention Day learn the warning signs. If you are military or a Veteran and you need help call 800-273-TALK or text 838255. One person can make a difference. Thoughts of suicide are not necessarily something people explicitly announce to the world, which means loved ones often have no idea that their friend or family member is contemplating it. But there are signs and risk factors, and while you might be thinking you can’t make a difference by yourself, you’re wrong. Experts say that’s sometimes all it takes. That’s the point of the Power of 1 Campaign, launched by the Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs in observance of National Suicide Prevention Month. “One smile, one conversation, one comment, one caring gesture toward somebody at risk can make a difference in their experience and perhaps instill hope and get them to help,” said Dr. Keita Franklin, the director of the Defense Suicide Prevention Office. The No. 1 thing to know: Suicide is preventable. Warning signs are just missed sometimes. “Inevitably, we always know that somebody has told somebody that they were struggling,” Franklin said of her office’s research. “Unfortunately, that person may not have known the extent [...]