Turning tragedy into triumph By Melanie Casey on October 16, 2013 Ill and injured servicemembers and their families are often enduring the most difficult days of their lives. To help ease their burden and help their healing, the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fisher House offers them a place to stay. But it is much more than a hotel. The modest, two-story brick house, located just down the street from Madigan Army Medical Center, truly is a home away from home. Comfy couches, books and a slew of toys fill the living room, and residents congregate in the kitchen and dining room just as members of a family would. Often, servicemembers and their families staying at the Fisher House are brought together by tragedy or heartbreak and bond with each … [Read More...]
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Help build a Northwest Fisher House
Bonneville Seattle and partners are helping raise awareness and funds for the need for a second Fisher House at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The fundraising for JBLM Fisher House II continues. Visit My Northwest for information how you can help!
Recently Phil Parmly, past Fisher House resident and Mike Land, Fisher House volunteer talked with Ron and Don. To take a listen, click here.