“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 »
Don Bloomfield enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1956, right after graduating high school in Canton, the Illinois farm town he called home.
“I was very frightened initially,” he recalls, “so I decided that what I needed to do was excel. So I did. I became a model Marine. I learned so many things about life in the Marine Corps. To this day, I owe almost everything I've accomplished to what I learned in the Marine Corps.” Read the rest of this entry »
Looking for a good workout? CrossFit Del Mar is dedicated to supplying you with all the tools you need to achieve your fitness and nutrition goals in an extremely fun and positive environment. Their job is to inspire, motivate, and hold you accountable in achieving your goals by working with our world-class trainers and team.
Each member of their team brings something unique to CrossFit Del Mar and you will benefit by having trainers that not only care about you, but know exactly what you need to do to achieve your goals. Their program can be modified to any skill level. Whether or not you are a sophisticated endurance athlete or attempting your first 5k run, CrossFit Del Mar is for you! If you live in the San Diego area, make sure you check them out.
CrossFit Del Mar is a fantastic supporter of the Semper Fi Fund and will host fundraising workouts in the future. Please check their website for updates and to join their membership.
Sutton Norris has pledged to chop, split, and sell firewood for donations in order to reach his goal of purchasing a new Action Track Chair for a wounded service member. His goal is to raise $13,000 - the cost to purchase a new ATC. If you'd like to support Sutton with his efforts, visit his fundraising link today.
KADE Restoration is professionally repairs damage from flood, mold, sewage, and fire disaster. They are the finest in water extraction, fire remediation, mold removal, flood damage repair, and restoration services. KADE uses the latest in technology and ongoing training to make sure our team is ready for your call. Please visit their website for more information.
Meet Blue Fin! This fabulous Chocolate Lab and his human, Beverly Bickhart, participate in multiple Dock Dog Diving Events and Competitions around the country and throughout the year as a way to raise awareness and funds for the Semper Fi Fund. Please keep help them support our wounded and critically ill service members by cheering them on at the next event in your area. Many thanks to this incredible canine. Read the rest of this entry »
Scott Wylie discovered Pilates after repeated lower back spasms. So started doing lots of the basic mat classes and now after maybe 200 mat classes since last July, his back feels much better. Scott now leads Men's Pilates classes at local clubs and YMCAs in the Connecticut area. Please visit his website for more information and to see a schedule of classes. Scott is a former Marine and a proud supporter of the Semper Fi Fund. All of the proceeds from his classes will go to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
Anacortes, WA to Virginia Beach, VA – Team CCC4Vets will bike across the United States in order raise funds and awareness for wounded Marines and Corpsman supported by the Semper Fi Fund. There are two phases:
Phase 1: Between Sept. 1, 2012 and July 31 2013, team CCC4Vets will focus on training and preparation
Phase 2: Between Aug. 1 and Oct. 14 2013, team CCC4Vets will cycle across the United States in order to raise funds and awareness for wounded Marines, Navy Corpsmen and other service members who were wounded while serving with Marine units supported by the Semper Fi Fund
For my information please contact 805-610-8102 or by email.
Come out to the Races! Scott Giles and Renee Hines will be promoting the Semper Fi Fund by displaying our name and website address on their Competition Car for the Sports Car Club of America's 2012 season. Read the rest of this entry »
Boyentown, PA - Berk-Mont Business Association's Charitable Foundation will be setting out collection boxes at local businesses for the months of October, November and December.
The local store owners have chosen the Semper Fi Fund as their charity to raise money for this year. Read the rest of this entry »
Infantry Unit Leader Training Company, School of Infantry have established ongoing Tribute Gifts to Semper Fi Fund in September 2011. In place of buying a plaque for the guest speaker of the graduation ceremony, a donation is made his/her name at the graduation for the courses within Infantry Unit Leader Training Company and Advanced Infantry Training Battalion, at the School of Infantry West.
So Cal Coasters, a San Diego cycling club will provide endurance training for cyclists willing to train for a Century bike ride (100 miles) and commit to raising 85% net proceeds to benefit the Semper Fi Fund.
The So Cal Coasters offer some great deals for members! Club members raising money for the SFF receive discount registration for Shadow Tour, LLC events.