The Fisher-Nightingale Houses, Inc. (FNHI) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides support to the two Fisher Houses located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and on the Dayton VA Medical Center Campus. Even though these houses are located on military or VA installations, they have no corporate or government underwriting and must rely on private donations for some of their operating expenses. FNHI raises funds to support these compassionate care facilities that house patients and their families receiving treatment at the Wright-Patt Medical Center and the historic Dayton VA Medical Center.
The FNHI is registered with the Miami Valley Better Business Bureau Charitable Advisory Service and is recognized as an accredited charity under the BBB Charity Seal Program.
Mission Statement: Touching Lives with Compassion
The Fisher-Nightingale Houses are dedicated to providing an opportunity for military families to stay together and support each other when a loved one is undergoing medical treatment. The Fisher Houses provide physical and emotional support to our servicemen and servicewomen.
As mentioned above, FNHI provides support to each of the Fisher Houses, which are instrumental in providing compassionate care, support and lodging for patients and their families receiving treatment at the Wright-Patterson Medical Center or the Dayton VA Medical Center.
To date, the Houses have served more than twenty-five thousand families from all branches of the military, from stateside to overseas, active duty, retired, Guard and Reserve. In 2020, more than 525 families were assisted. The average length of stay in one of our houses is about 11 days, however some stay with us for a few days, others a few months, and some up to even a year in length.
Learn more about all our efforts in our 2019 Annual Report.
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