BELCAMP, Md. — A fundraiser held last month raised $130,000 for the Fisher House Foundation, a nonprofit that provides housing to military and veteran families whose loved ones are in the hospital.
The annual gala was held Sept. 18 at the Waters Edge Events Center in Belcamp with the goal of raising money for the group’s programs and construction of a new facility at Perry Point VA Medical Center.READ MORE: Growing Number Of Covid Deaths Among Vaccinated In Maryland Linked to Diabetes; Hogan Pushes Booster Shots As State Prepares To Vaccinate Children
Hosted by the Major General Harry Greene Aberdeen Chapter of Association of United States Army (AUSA), the gala brought together an estimated 350 attendees and a record 68 sponsors.READ MORE: At Least 10 People Shot, 1 Killed, Over The Weekend In Baltimore
At the event, the Fisher House Foundation was presented with a $130,000 check to support the group’s services, scholarships and future home builds, in addition to its capital campaign.MORE NEWS: 'It's Very Inappropriate': Cell Phone Video Captures Sex Act In Woodlawn High School Class
To date, the annual gala has raised more than $1.6 million for the Fisher House Foundation.