April 12, 2012 — SSG Travis Mills lost both arms and legs in an IED blast in Afganistan. His wife Kelsey and daughter Chloe remained his primary motivation in becoming one of five people to ever survive a quadruple amputation. They healed together at Fisher House, DC. Every dollar donated to GCFH will give Cleveland Vets and their families a home to heal while receiving care from Stokes VA Hospital. $2.8 M Raised // $3M Goal — Only $200k to go!
Consumers who are thinking about building a new home or remodeling an existing one can get a first-hand glimpse of the latest technologies for making their life easier and their homes greener – and do so while giving back to veterans and their families. This year the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Cleveland is donating tickets sales for its annual Smart HomeTour toward the construction of a Fisher House, a“Ronald McDonald House” property to be built adjacent to the grounds of the Louis Stokes VA Medical Center in Cleveland, said HBA ExecutiveDirector Brenda Callaghan. When complete, family members of hospital patients will be able to relax comfortably and free of charge in one of the 16,500-square-foot home’s 18 suites. HBA hopes to help Fisher House organizers close the gap on raising $3 million before groundbreaking on Veterans Day. Approximately $2.8 million has been raised to date. “We are asking consumers to come out and help us support the Fisher House while they take part in the educational tour,”Callaghan said. Step Inside The nine new homes on the 2015 HBA Smart HomeTour encompass a variety of features that fall into three categories–green building, energy efficiency and home technology, according to […]
The Greater Cleveland Fisher House Honor Roll (as of November 27, 2014) The Greater Cleveland Fisher House would like to thank the approximately 500 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.”: Businesses/Civic Clubs/Community Organizations Cleveland Centers for Health ShurTech Brands Ford Avon Assembly Plant & UAW 2000 Dealer Tire, LLC WKYC TV3 Clear Channel Communications TKO Marketing DD 214 Chronicle Burning River Lacrosse US Bank Bank of America The Cleveland Indians The Cleveland Browns Alumni Assoc. The Strongsville Browns Backers Bob Evans Restaurants Texas Roadhouse - Canton Olympic Steel Harry Buffalo – Painesville Medina Sunrise Rotary Cuyahoga Valley Republicans Support Our Troops O’Reilly Auto Parts – Canton Albert Group Investments LLC Papa Nick’s Food Truck LLC Club Garage Select Fire L.C.E. Federal Credit Union The Brew Kettle SIFCO Industries Hennig, Szeman & Klammer, Co., LPA R.L. Wurz Company Euclid Spring DeChant Art Consulting, LLC Mr. Chicken – FRC Enterprises, Inc. Lukjan Industries Securro Family Insurance, Inc./Tara Securro Agency Organizational Architecture Brown Aveda Institute – Painesville Finely Tuned Fabrications Catavalos Funeral Home Golubski Funeral Home Shared Time HR Management Piranha [...]
Military Night at Progressive Field – A portion of the ticket proceeds go to the Greater Cleveland Fisher House! Friday, July 11th, 2014 at 7:05pm To order these discounted tickets, please click here and use special offer code Baseball