San Luis Rey Knights of Columbus Annual Golf Tournament 2015

July 28, 2015

Camp Pendleton, CA - The San Luis Rey Knights of Columbus will hold their 7th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Camp Pendleton Wounded Warriors, Semper Fi Fund, and the Mission San Luis Rey Parish. The format for the tournament is "Best Ball". Green fees are $125 per player/ $400 per Foursome (includes cart, gift bag, box lunch and dinner Hors D'oeuvres). Activities include: Silent Auction, Raffle, putting contest, closest to the pin, longest drive, etc. Read the rest of this entry »

SGT Tracey Ford

July 20, 2015

“I am so honored to know someone who cares. Know what you are doing is giving us hope.” Read the rest of this entry »

Captain Jason Pak: “I have absolutely no regrets”

July 20, 2015

Captain Jason Pak traveled the world as an Army brat. In 2007, he received an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, graduating in May 2011 with a degree in systems engineering. Jason went on to field artillery school and deployed to Afghanistan in October 2012. On December 12, 2012, an IED (improvised explosive device) blast claimed both his legs and two of his fingers. Read the rest of this entry »

Sergeant Kirstie Ennis: “There’s never a reason to give up”

July 20, 2015

“Snowboarding saved my life,” says Sergeant Kirstie Ennis, a veteran of two deployments to Afghanistan. “Being a part of Team Semper Fi changed my life for the better. The love and support that comes from TSF keeps me and many others going. TSF is family.” Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi Fund and America’s Fund welcome General James F. Amos as new Chairman of the Board

July 17, 2015

“We are excited to announce General Amos as our new Chairman of the Board of Directors,” said Karen Guenther, President, CEO, Founder of the Semper Fi Fund and America’s Fund. “We bid a fond farewell, and express our heartfelt gratitude to General Al Gray for his faithful service as our Chairman for the past 11 years.” Read the rest of this entry »

Former Marine Commandant to chair Semper Fi Fund

July 17, 2015

Military Times | By Hope Hodge Seck, Staff writer | 1:03 p.m. EDT July 17, 2015 | Link to Article

The 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps is stepping into a new role at the Semper Fi Fund and America's Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Marine Corps Reserve Association 2015 Golf Tournament

July 17, 2015

Fort Belvoir, VA - The Marine Corps Reserve Association will hold their 19th annual golf tournament on August 7th. The Semper Fi Fund is honored to be the recipient of the proceeds from this year's event. Read the rest of this entry »

Old School Ride

July 17, 2015

Oconto Falls, WI - For the 3rd year, Shannon Flynn has organized a ride, inviting all antique cars, trucks, and motorcycles to ride 100 miles to support injured veterans. Each year the funds have gone to an organization to help veterans. This year the proceeds will go to the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

UA Plumbers and Pipefitters 5k and Pub Crawl

July 14, 2015

Ann Arbor, MI – Join us on August 10, 2015 for the UA Plumbers & Pipe Fitters 5K and Pub Crawl! In collaboration with the Ann Arbor Convention & Visitors Bureau, we are putting on a race and pub crawl to benefit charity. All proceeds from the race will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. T-Shirts are guaranteed for all participants. Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi Fest 2015

July 14, 2015

Northampton, PA - This is an annual event, hosted by Marines from the Leathernecks Nation MC Belleau Wood Chapter, to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund, and to get people together to support our wounded, ill and injured members of the US Armed Services. Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi Motorcycle Run

July 13, 2015

Franklin, NJ - The Semper Fi Motorcycle Run is being sponsored by The Vapor Room and The Mike Lawlor Band on Sunday, July 26th. Read the rest of this entry »

Land of the Free Veterans Day Golf Classic 201​5​

July 13, 2015

City of Industry, CA - The Land of the Free Foundation is pleased to be partnered with the Pacific Palms and Conference Center in the City of Industry, California and the Industry Hills Golf Club to play host to the annual "Land of the Free Veterans Day Golf Classic". This event will be held on Tuesday, November 11, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Patriots of the Lowcountry 2015 Annual Golf Outing

July 9, 2015

Mt. Pleasant, SC - Come join the Patriots of the Low Country's Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser to Benefit Veterans! The purpose of the event is is to help raise funds for our finest citizens – those who have been wounded in the service of our Nation. All funds will be donated to Semper Fi, and *Wounded Warrior Project, 501(c)(3) organizations supporting Veterans of all Services. Read the rest of this entry »

Toran & Brian’s Ride Across America

July 5, 2015

Across the United States - Toran Gaal has set out to do a solo hand-cycle ride across America with Brian Riley following in a support vehicle, and his adventure will benefit the Semper Fi Fund! Read the rest of this entry »

Disfigured by war, veteran now says ‘I found my place’

July 4, 2015

USA TODAY | Gregg Zoroya | 3:06 p.m. EDT July 3, 2015 | Link to Article

LOVETTSVILLE, Va. — Ronny "Tony" Porta was searching for a place where people could see past the disfigurement left by war, where cruel mutterings about his appearance or unfeeling questions about whether such wounds were "worth it" did not exist.

More than two years later, Porta says, "I found my place." Read the rest of this entry »