Membership Program

Fisher-Nightingale Houses, Inc. established a membership program in January 2002. Membership is open to all individuals, corporations, proprietorships, partnerships and organizations interested in promoting of the objectives and purposes of Fisher-Nightingale Houses, Inc.

There are three levels of membership in Fisher-Nightingale Houses, Inc. Each level is defined by the annual donation made, whether financial, donation-in-kind or volunteer time. If an individual or organization makes both financial and time donations, the level of membership is the highest level for which qualification requirements are met. The levels are:


» 25 hours of service to the Houses
» A financial contribution of $50 to $250
» A donation-in-kind valued at $50 to $250


» 50 hours of service to the Houses
» a financial contribution of $251 to $500
» a donation-in-kind valued at $251 to $500


» 100 hours of service to the Houses
» a financial contribution of $501 or more
» a donation-in-kind valued at $501 or more

Memberships are effective the first day of the month following receipt of the donation or volunteer time.

All members receive a membership card (with an expiration date), are welcome to attend Board meetings as observers, and are able to vote in annual elections of Board members (proxy votes are not permitted). All members receive the recurring newsletter published by Fisher-Nightingale Houses, Inc., and are invited to fundraising events hosted by the Fisher-Nightingale Houses, Inc. In addition, members at the Patron level are honored annually at an announced event hosted by Fisher-Nightingale Houses, Inc.

The first 1,000 members at the Friend and Patron level are considered to be Charter Members. Charter members stay on the permanent roles but must renew their membership annually in order to retain their membership benefits. As of December 31, 2011 there were 1,000 Charter members. See the Charter members here.

How to Join

To become a member of Fisher-Nightingale Houses, Inc., contact Executive Director, Chris Stanley, at 937-672-8724 (cellular) or by e-mail at

Membership Program Status

From 171 members at the end of 2002, with their donations valued at $38,604, our membership has grown to 1,035 by the end of 2016, with a cumulative value of their contributions of $6,017,428.23! We hope you’ll consider joining our organization as well.

Active Members

  • 601 as of 31 Dec, 2016

Active Friends

  • 114 as of 31 Dec, 2016

Active Patrons

  • 320 as of 31 Dec, 2016

Cumulative Value

  • $6,017,428