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When Visalia resident Arthur Villareal was hit on his motorcycle, his wife Karen knew he needed to go to where she once worked as a nurse – Community Regional Medical Center’s Level 1 trauma center to receive top care. What she didn’t know, being so far from home, was the care she would also find for herself at Terry’s House.
Through a gift of real estate, Jim and Debbie Christian give $1.5 million to benefit Terry’s House.Back to Videos
Jim Christian has been involved with Terry’s House since its inception – with friend Jeff Kroeker he spearheaded efforts to build and fund the home away from home for families with critically ill or injured loved ones at Community Regional Medical Center. Now Jim and his wife Debbie have donated a piece of property worth $1.5 million to help seed an endowment for Terry’s House.
Thanks to donor-investor Brooke Ashjian, guests at Terry's House now have an electric car to shuttle them to and from seeing their loved ones in critical care at Community Regional Medical Center.Back to Videos
Terry’s House is a temporary residence for families whose loved ones are critically ill or injured and receiving care at Community Regional Medical Center.
The 20-room house, across the street from the hospital in downtown Fresno, was built through and is entirely maintained by gifts from the community.
When Charles Love came to Fresno, it wasn’t for recreation – instead he raced here from Indiana after receiving a phone call from Community Regional Medical Center saying his son Badili had been in an accident and was in intensive care.
Visiting someone in the hospital can be a trying time – especially if you’re 5 years old. It’s even harder when it’s your mom or sibling – you’re a long way from home – and staying at Terry’s House next to Community Regional Medical Center.
Kinser Coelho's amazing recovery from a traumatic car accident that sent him to the only Level 1 trauma center from Los Angeles to Sacramento at Community Regional Medical Center.Back to Videos
23-year-old Tony Hoffert from Chino Hills was brought to Community Regional Medical Center via helicopter after a car accident on his way to YMCA camp. His parents stayed at Terry’s House while he recovered. Here's his story.
Just two years ago in January, Terry’s House opened its doors to families with critically ill or injured loved ones at Community Regional Medical Center … it has been brimming ever since with guests who have found respite and relief.