This Sunday JUNE 10TH , Roxy Perry is hosting a Benefit -Bbque for THE FISHER HOUSE in association with CONCERTS WITH CAUSES at FIDDLER’S GREEN, 280 SHIPPAN AVE.,STAMFORD CT. 3PM -8PM
Fisher House is a free residence for hospitalized veteran’s families to stay at while visiting . These facilities are all over the nation and one is about to open in the Fairfield area. We feel this is a great cause at this juncture with our wounded troops returning from battle.
Numerous bands and soloists are participating: ROXY PERRY and the TRAVELING ROADHOUSE BAND; ANGEL RISSOFF AND RATSO; BILLY AND THE SHOWMEN; MILL RIVER BAND; BLUES BUDDHA; TRIFECTA; GRAND POOBAH; LAWRENCE ANTHONY; BOB STEWART; MILO FUSCALDO; JIM MORAN; and many more from far and near.
It will be an indoor/outdoor event, with raffles, etc.
More on the Fisher House
The Fisher House program is a unique private-public partnership that supports America’s military in their time of need. The program recognizes the special sacrifices of our men and women in uniform and the hardships of military service by meeting a humanitarian need beyond that normally provided by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs.
Because members of the military and their families are stationed worldwide and must often travel great distances for specialized medical care, Fisher House Foundation donates “comfort homes,” built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers. These homes enable family members to be close to a loved one at the most stressful times – during the hospitalization for an unexpected illness, disease, or injury.
There is at least one Fisher House at every major military medical center to assist families in need and to ensure that they are provided with the comforts of home in a supportive environment. Annually, the Fisher House program serves more than 17,000 families, and have made available over four million days of lodging to family members since the program originated in 1990. By law, there is no charge for any family to stay at a Fisher House operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs; and Fisher House Foundation uses donations to reimburse the individual Fisher Houses operated by the Army, Navy, and Air Force. No family pays to stay at any Fisher House!
In addition to constructing new houses, Fisher House Foundation continues to support existing Fisher Houses and help individual military families in need. We are also proud to administer and sponsor Scholarships for Military Children, the Hero Miles program, and co-sponsor the Newman’s Own Award.