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David Coker Testimonial

“The Fisher House Foundation, thanks the Land of the Free Foundation for all their contributions and assistance to further our mission.”

David Coker
Fisher House Foundation


Fisher House Foundation builds comfort homes where military & veterans families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital. These homes are located at military and VA medical centers around the world. Fisher Houses have up to 21 suites, with private bedrooms and baths. Families share a common kitchen, laundry facilities, a warm dining room, and an inviting living room.

Since inception, the program has saved military and veterans’ families an estimated $451 million in out of pocket costs for lodging and transportation.

Fisher House Foundation also operates the Hero Miles program, using donated frequent flyer miles to bring family members to the bedside of injured service members as well as the Hotels for Heroes program using donated hotel points to allow family members to stay at hotels near medical centers without charge. The Foundation also manages a grant program that supports other military charities and scholarship funds for military children, spouses, and children of fallen and disabled veterans.

By the Numbers

Families served: More than 32,000 in 2018
Daily capacity: 1,100 families
Families served: More than 368,000 since inception
Number of lodging days offered: 8.7 million
12,000 students have received $24,000,000 in scholarship awards.
Over 70,000 airline tickets provided by Hero Miles to service members and their families, worth nearly $105 million.