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Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House Announces New Executive Director

Fort Wayne, Indiana-Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope is pleased to announce Andrew Gritzmaker as its newly appointed Executive Director. Andrew is a Fort Wayne native and comes to the House with 6 years of prior experience with the Lutheran Health Network.

“The Mad Anthonys board of directors has spent time with Andrew since his appointment and speaking on behalf of our board I believe that Andrew’s energy, perspective and prior experience will serve him well in this endeavor”, said Don Banowetz, President of the Mad Anthonys. “Over the past 7 years our relationship with the Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House has been outstanding and we look forward to continuing this relationship for years to come.”

Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House is a locally funded, not-for-profit organization that provides a home away from home for families with children who are critically ill or injured.

The House opened in 2003 on the Lutheran Hospital campus, 7922 W. Jefferson Boulevard, and recently completed an expansion which now has the privilege to offer ten private bedrooms with bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen and pantry, living room, TV lounge, computer room, exercise and meditation room. For more information, visit <; .