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Friday, March 12, 2010

Military's Fisher House Tops Obama's Donation List

Short and sweet here.

LA Times reports that President Obama will be giving the 1.4 million he recived for winning the Nobel Peace Prize to charity and that Fisher House, the Ronald McDonald-type care facility for families of wounded and sick military, is at the top of his list with $250,000.00
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Carolyn Howard-Johnson wrote the foreword for Eric Dinyer's book of patriotic quotations, Support Our Troops, published by Andrews McMeel. Part of the proceeds for the book benefit Fisher House. Her chapbook of poetry won the Military Writers Society of America's award of excellence. Find it at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1599240173/. Her novel, collection of creative nonfiction and much of her poetry is informed by interest in leading the world toward acceptance of one another. Find her web page dedicated to tolerance at http://www.carolynhowardjohnson.redenginepress.com/tolerence_and_utah_links.htm. If your Twitter followers would be interested, please pass this on to them using this widget:

5 comments:

Nancy Kelly Allen said...

I'm all in favor of supporting our troops, who sacrafice home, family, health, and life to protect our wonderful country. And thank you for writing about their service to all of us.

L.E.E. Design said...

The fisher house is a wonderful thing & a very helpful charity when that unknown moment happens. Jess

Penny Ehrenkranz said...

This is excellent news, Carolyn. Thank you for sharing.

Allison Maslan said...

It's so nice to hear about people, including our president, supporting a great charity like Fisher House. Thanks for sharing such good news.

Happy Friday!

Christian Book Marketing said...

We should all support our troops and their familiies here at home.