Because a family's love is good medicine...
The Fisher House Foundation announced they will pay death benefits to the families of two soldiers killed, January 20, 2018 in a helicopter accident in California . The Pentagon officials made clear before the shutdown began at midnight Friday that death gratuity payments of $100,000 to the families of troops killed in the line of duty would be suspended for the duration of the shutdown.
"Helping them isn't charity but rather this nation's solemn duty. In these very tough situations, they don't quit. Neither should we."
-Ken Fisher, Fisher House Foundation.
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Honor Our Veterans
On April 11, 2017 the Fisher House Foundation broke ground on a new Fisher House at the VA Medical Center in West Haven, CT. The Connecticut Fisher House will provide accommodations for the families of Connecticut Veterans when facing a medical crisis.
The house is scheduled to open early 2018.
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