The Aleethia Foundation was formed in 2005, when the Friday Night Dinners that were started at Fran O’Brien’s Steakhouse in 2003 needed some financial assistance. Since Hal was an owner of Fran O’Brien’s, he took on the task of forming the 501c3 called The Aleethia Foundation. He therefore became the Executive Director and has held that position since the corporation was formed. Hal is dedicated to supporting the newly injured service members. As with all members of the Aleethia Board, Hal does not receive any compensation for anything he does with the Aleethia Foundation and its activities. For Hal, and all the board members this is a labor of love. It is to help the service members and not to exploit the service members.