Denver Outlaws Lacrosse Team Honors America’s
Military and the Denver Fisher House
August 10, 2010 03:51 PM Eastern Daylight Time
DENVER--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Denver Outlaws lacrosse team honored the Denver Fisher
House, a home away from home for injured U.S. service personnel and their families, during a special “Heroes
Night” at INVESCO Field at Mile High Stadium on July 31st. The Denver Outlaws wore special camouflage
jerseys for the game to honor America’s military and the Denver Fisher House. After the game the jerseys were
autographed by the players then auctioned off at DenverOutlaws.com. On August 9th, during a special half-time
production, the Denver Outlaws presented the proceeds, $1,400.00, to the Denver Fisher House amidst an on-
Fisher Houses, located near VA medical facilities and military medical centers around the world, provide temporary
lodging for active duty armed service personnel and veterans undergoing medical treatment at a local medical facility,
and their families. The existing Denver Fisher House (located at the former Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in
Aurora, Colorado) offers accommodations for nine families, including wheelchair accessible rooms.
Accommodations include a common kitchen, laundry, dining, living area and computer space. The Denver Fisher
House has helped 6,800 military families and plans to help many more.
With an average monthly occupancy rate exceeding 98%, the current Fisher House is often at 100% occupancy,
with a waiting list for guests. The Friends of the Fisher House in Denver have been actively seeking funds from the
community and are poised to launch a capital campaign to raise $2M to build a new 20-room Fisher House in
Denver. This new, replacement facility will enable the Friends of the Fisher House to help additional military
servicemen and women and their families in need of the community’s help.
With the commitment of the community and organizations such as The Denver Outlaws, the Denver Fisher House