Fisher House Wisconsin
Michalowski
Michalowski Named FHW President
It is with great pleasure that Fisher House Wisconsin announces the election of Kim “Mik” Michalowski as its President. He will replace Dan Buttery, who has served as president since the initiative to build a Fisher House in Milwaukee began.
Ryan Elwing
Supporter Spotlight: Ryan Elwing
For 14 year-old Ryan Elwing, this summer was for the birds. He dedicated his spare time to raising a prizewinning turkey, which netted him $475 at the Waukesha County Fair. A proud supporter of our Vets, Ryan promptly donated his winnings to Fisher House Wisconsin!
Fisher House Exterior
Many Ways to Build (and Support) a House!
Financial support is not the only way you can help us build a "home away from home" for the families of Vets receiving treatment at the Milwaukee V.A. We also have numerous volunteer opportunities throughout the year, as well as special programs that give back to the organization. Visit our support page to find out more!
Fisher House Gear
Get In Style with Fisher House Wisconsin Gear!
Show your support for Fisher House Wisconsin by purchasing clothing with our official logo! Thanks to a special arrangement with Eggers Imprints, several high quality items are being offered to the public at great prices. Best of all, $4.00 from each item will be donated to Fisher House Wisconsin!
A Hero's Story ...
500,000
Number of Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans who have symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
320,000
Number of U.S. Veterans who have experienced Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
800,000
Number of Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans who have sought care from the Veteran's Administration.
44.3%
Percentage of post-9/11 Veterans suffering from diseases of the nervous system and sense organs.
251%
Percentage increase in the rate of neurological disorders diagnosed among Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans.
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