Columbia Star

Friends of Fisher House raises funds for fall 2021 groundbreaking


(L-r) Donnell Baker and Miley Rhodes (regent)

(L-r) Donnell Baker and Miley Rhodes (regent)

The USC Chapter NSDAR met November 11 to hear from chairwoman Donnell Baker about Columbia’s Friends of Fisher House.

Dorn VA Medical Center sees 90,000 veterans a year, some from distant parts of the state and from neighboring states. Fisher House will be located on Dorn grounds and provide 16 suites, a kitchen, laundry, and living room for families to use free of charge while their veteran is hospitalized. Fisher House Foundation provides half the cost. The Dorn Friends must raise the other half ($3 million).

Groundbreaking is scheduled for fall 2021.

For information or to donate, please visit fisherhousecolumbiasc.org or call Dorn Volunteer Service at 803-776-4000 ext. 6780.

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