Lexington Fisher House construction progressing at VA

The dwelling is the place navy and veterans’ family members continue to be for cost-free although their loved 1 is treated in either VA medical center in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Development is progressing on the Lexington Fisher Home at the Lexington VA Wellness Care System’s Sousley Campus on Leestown Street.

The $7 million residence is exactly where veterans’ households will keep for free whilst their loved 1 is in possibly of the two VA hospitals in Lexington.  Barring climate-associated delays and source chain problems, the household is anticipated to be up and working by the close of this yr or in early 2023.

The 13,400 sq. foot home will have 16 non-public suites with a widespread kitchen, eating and living area.  It will be crafted just inside of the most important entrance to the Sousley Campus on the still left in a park-like placing.

Fisher House’s are only built on armed service bases and VA residence.  The Lexington Fisher House will be the initial on VA residence in Kentucky.  Now, the only Fisher Residence in the point out is at Fort Campbell.

Once the property is designed, it will be gifted to the VA for absolutely free.  The residence will then be owned and operated by the VA.

The Lexington Fisher Home is approximated to conserve veterans’ people $600,000 in lodging and transportation expenses.  The home is envisioned to provide 5,840 lodging times a 12 months.

The ‘Friends of Lexington Fisher House’ is a 501(c)(3) non-income foundation raising funds to construct the Lexington Fisher Home.  The foundation’s president is ABC 36 Anchor Tom Kenny.

Tax deductible donations can be designed on-line by clicking below.

Donations can also be mailed to:

Mates of Lexington Fisher House

P.O. Box 54481

Lexington, KY  40555

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