MANCHIN APPLAUDS FISHER HOUSE FOR VOLUNTEERING TO COVER EXPENSES FOR FAMILIES OF FALLEN SOLDIERS DURING SHUTDOWN Washington, D.C. – In the event of a government shutdown, the Department of Defense would not be able to pay death gratuities to families of service members killed in combat without additional legislation from Congress. If that happens, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) has worked with the CEO of the Fisher House Foundation, Ken Fisher, to make sure these families are taken care of in their time of greatest need. The Fisher House generously agreed to offer the families an advance ... read more
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Fisher House Releases Scholarship Search Tool for Military Families It's the New Year and time to make new goals. For many that new goal will be to go to college. The great news is there are a ton of resources available to help military members and their families in making their college dreams a reality. Today, through wonderful organizations and non-profits there are a tonof scholarships available, in fact thousands, for the military community. However, one of the challengesis spreading the word about all these great opportunitiesavailable. We are so excited to share that it will now be easi... read more
The 2017 program is open! Submit your application to your commissary no later than February 17, 2017. Now entering its 17th year, Fisher House Foundation's program was created to recognize the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. The Scholarships for Military Children Program for the 2017-18 school year will begin Dec. 13. At least one scholarship worth $2,000 will be awarded at every commissary location where qualified applications are received. Each application will include the... read more
Sign up for this First Annual Golf Tournament to benefitthe Fisher House in Portsmouth, Virginia Learn more about Air Force Sergeants Association and The Fisher House ... read more
Scholarships for Military Children! The 2016 program is open! Submit your application to your commissary no later than February 12, 2016. This scholarship wascreated in recognition of the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. It is the intent of the program that a scholarship funded through contributions be awarded annually for each commissary operated by the Defense Commissary Agency worldwide.The Fisher House Foundation is honored to be involved with the Scholarships for Militar... read more
This is such a fantastic program! Be sure to nominate a military child who you think could benefit from this scholarship program. There has been $12.5 million dollars awarded in scholarships in 14 years. This is amazing! The 2015 program is open! Submit your application to your commissary no later than February 13, 2015. Commissaries are an integral part of the quality of life offered to service members and their families. The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created in recognition of the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate ... read more