Fisher House Breakfast - VA Hospital

YOU MUST BE PRE-CLEARED BY THE VA TO BE AT THIS EVENT
We will be prepping food that will be served for brunch on Saturday morning.

Fisher House is "a home away from home" for families of patients receiving medical care at major military and VA medical centers. In 2011, Fisher Houses in the US served more than 17,000 families, who stayed on average for 10 days while the patient was the hospital for 45-60 days. This program also saved families more than $25 million in lodging costs, plus food and transportation.

We need to go through background checks to volunteer at VA Hospital. Allow 4 weeks for this process because it requires 2 separate visits to VA. You can make an appointment at [masked], with Meegan Johnson ext 3202. First appt is 1 hour, 2nd appt is 30 minutes, between 9:00-3:00 Mon-Fri.

VA Hospital is at 1 Veterans Drive  Minneapolis, MN 55417 (directions)Meegan Johnson is at the VA Hospital off Hwy 55, just after you go over the Mendota Bridge. Park in the visitor lot, enter the main doors. There is an information desk and they can direct you. She is on the second floor, room 2B-136 volunteer services.

Fisher House is attached to VA Hospital. They need 2-3 people for prep work on Friday evening.

 

Join or login to comment.

  • A former member
    A former member

    I didn't get my ID in time. Maybe the next event.

    October 10, 2013

  • Maureen J.

    I have been cleared! Llooking forward to this experience again.

    September 26, 2013

    • Barb K.

      Thanks for the update, Maureen!

      September 26, 2013

  • Barb K.

    Hi - Sandi and Maureen, please confirm that you are badged for VA volunteer service, or will be within the next few weeks. I will be out of town for this event and am lining up the logistics.
    Thanks!

    September 25, 2013

  • Angie s.

    Disappointed I can't make the Fisher House event, I have a "business" dinner with my husband's company. Hopefully my schedule will be clear next time.

    September 22, 2013

  • Kathy M.

    I had originally signed up for both days. I am only able to do Friday. I have a conflict for Saturday and will not be able to help with this wonderful event. The families are always so appreciative of what we do. If you are looking to give back to a group that really looks forward to our coming, it is the Fisher House. Go Eagan Women.

    September 1, 2013

    • Barb K.

      We have plenty of hands on deck for Saturday, thanks for the update!

      September 3, 2013

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Create your own Meetup Group

Get started Learn more
Henry

I decided to start Reno Motorcycle Riders Group because I wanted to be part of a group of people who enjoyed my passion... I was excited and nervous. Our group has grown by leaps and bounds. I never thought it would be this big.

Henry, started Reno Motorcycle Riders

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy