Veterans United Foundation has donated $1 million toward a new temporary lodging house for families of veterans undergoing care at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital, according to a Friends of Mid-Missouri Fisher House news release.
The Fisher House program provides guest suites to families of patients receiving medical care at major military and VA medical centers. At a brief ceremony on Nov. 23, representatives from Veterans United Foundation presented a $1 million check to Friends of Mid-Missouri Fisher House, according to the release.
Accommodations at the Mid-Missouri Fisher House will include 16 suites, which will host between 16 and 32 family members, according to the release. The house will be gifted to the VA upon completion. Residents can visit www.midmofisherhouse.org for more information or to make a donation.
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