Welcome to the Richmond VA Fisher House
The Richmond Fisher House was a gift to the VA through the generosity of Fisher House Foundation.
It serves as a ‘home away from home’ for the families of veterans receiving care at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center.
Explore this website to learn more about the services provided by the Fisher House Foundation, the VA Medical Center, and how you
can contribute to this worthy cause.
Fisher House Foundation is best known for the network of comfort homes built on the grounds
of major military and VA medical centers. The Fisher Houses are 5,000 to 16,800 square-foot homes, donated to the military and
Department of Veterans Affairs, where families can stay while a loved one is receiving treatment.
Located in close proximity to the medical center or hospital it serves, each Fisher House consists of between 8 and 21 suites,
with private bedrooms and baths. Families share a common kitchen, laundry facilities, spacious dining room and an inviting
living room with a library and toys for children. Fisher House Foundation ensures that there is no fee to stay in a Fisher
House. Since inception, the program has saved military and veteran families an estimated $165 million in out of pocket
costs for lodging and transportation.
Fisher House Foundation operates the Hero Miles Program, using donated frequent flyer miles to bring family members to
the bedside of injured service members. To date, Hero Miles has provided over 22,000 airline tickets to our military
and their families. 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.