Semper Fi Fund’s MCM Pasta Dinner

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October 21, 2014

Washington, DC - Semper Fi Fund will also host its annual pre-Marathon Pasta Dinner at the Gateway Crystal Marriott in Arlington on Saturday October 25th featuring speakers General Alfred M. Gray, Chairman of the Semper Fi Fund and 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps and Guest Speaker Mr. Bob Parsons, Founder of GoDaddy, Co-founder of The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, Founder & CEO of YAM Worldwide. Read the rest of this entry »

CAO Throw-Down Wrestling Tournament 2014

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October 18, 2014

Rio Rancho, NM - In honor of USMC Pvt Christopher Otero and to show their appreciation, the Otero family will be hosting a really cool, really fun wrestling tournament to support the Semper Fi Fund. Come out and enjoy the day's festivities. Registration opens on 10/17/2014. Read the rest of this entry »

CAO Throw-Down Wrestling Tournament 2014 – Weigh Ins

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October 18, 2014

Rio Rancho, NM - In honor of USMC Pvt Christopher Otero and to show their appreciation, the Otero family will be hosting a really cool, really fun wrestling tournament to support the Semper Fi Fund. Come out and enjoy the day's festivities. Registration opens on 10/17/2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi Fund Returns to Marine Corps Marathon 900+ Strong to Raise Funds and Awareness for Injured Veterans

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October 18, 2014

Washington, DC – On Sunday, October 26th, before most of us have even had our morning coffee, a sea of red-shirted runners and hand-cyclists will queue up for the 39th Annual Marine Corps Marathon in support of the Semper Fi Fund. For the fifth year in a row, the Semper Fi Fund will be the MCM’s largest charity partner, with over 900 runners and hand-cyclists raising funds and awareness for injured, ill and wounded service members. Read the rest of this entry »

1 Marine, 12 Races, 12 Months, 1,200 Miles

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October 17, 2014

“I didn't expect the outflowing of emotion and support as a result of my quest,” says retired Marine Captain Felicia Wilkerson. “I don't consider myself that remarkable, this is just what I do. I run.”

Felicia’s modesty aside, her quest really is quite remarkable: Her goal is to participate in one distance race each month for a full year, with an expected total distance of about 1,200 miles. She’s taking on this personal challenge—which she calls the 12for12for1200—in order to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund and Read the rest of this entry »

Come Join Us After the Marine Corps Marathon on Charity Hill!

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October 15, 2014

On race day for the 2014 Marine Corps Marathon the Semper Fi Fund will have its usual tent on Charity Hill (near the Bell Tower and finish line.) We hope that you and your family/friends will stop by after the race so that we can thank you for Running for the Fund! There will be food, drink and massage therapists on-hand, along with the warm camaraderie that embraces our wonderful team, so be sure to stop by! Read the rest of this entry »

Air Station Shootout High School Lacrosse Tournament 2015

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October 14, 2014

Irvine, CA - This January, Victory Lacrosse, the premier lacrosse and leadership development organization in the United States will host its second annual Lacrosse Tournament. Orange County high school teams will take part in this super fun and exciting game. Proceeds from this tournament will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Air Station Shootout High School Lacrosse Tournament 2015

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October 14, 2014

Irvine, CA - This January, Victory Lacrosse, the premier lacrosse and leadership development organization in the United States will host its second annual Lacrosse Tournament. Orange County high school teams will take part in this super fun and exciting game. Proceeds from this tournament will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Air Station Shootout High School Lacrosse Tournament 2015

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October 14, 2014

Irvine, CA - This January, Victory Lacrosse, the premier lacrosse and leadership development organization in the United States will host its second annual Lacrosse Tournament. Orange County high school teams will take part in this super fun and exciting game. Proceeds from this tournament will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Limo Patriot Ride 2015

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October 14, 2014

Las Vegas, NV - Limousine industry operators and vendors will take to Las Vegas’ Valley of Fire on the inaugural Limo Patriot Ride, to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

2014 Warrior Games: Medals and Memories

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October 10, 2014

When more than 200 service members from all branches of the military gather to test each other’s skills in seven sports (archery, swimming, shooting, cycling, track and field, sitting volleyball, and wheelchair basketball), the result is a level of competition that is both intense and inspiring -- and memories that will last a lifetime.

“The 2014 Warrior Games have come and gone,” said Semper Fi Fund Chairman and CEO Karen Guenther, “but for everyone who competed in Colorado Springs, and for everyone who cheered on the competitors, the excitement and inspiration will never be forgotten.” Read the rest of this entry »

Thi Linh Wernau Artist Reception – YOU. ARE. BEAUTIFUL.

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October 9, 2014

Charlestown, MA - Artist Thi Linh Wernau has an ongoing series of photographs and film to honor and help wounded veterans. If you are in the Boston area, you're invited to attend an art opening reception on October 15. The exhibition "YOU. ARE. BEAUTIFUL. - A Tribute to Warriors" will feature 35 photographs from a series intended to honor the sacrifice of our wounded veterans, empower them with a vehicle for voice through art and inspire and help other veterans in need. Read the rest of this entry »

Life Lock Supports the Semper Fi Fund

October 9, 2014

LifeLock, Inc - LifeLock® identity theft protection provides you with more protection than credit monitoring alone, and watches out for you in ways banks and credit card companies don’t.

It’s proactive and industry-leading identity theft protection for today’s always-connected world. Read the rest of this entry »

Army child recognized at Warrior Games

Stetson Bardfield is surprised as he is presented with his own Action Track Chair Oct. 2, 2014, at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado, Colo. After the gold medal sitting volleyball match at the Warrior Games, Bardfield went to help present medals to the athletes and instead was gifted with the all-terrain wheelchair. He is the son of Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Shai Bardfield. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jette Carr)
October 6, 2014

Defense Media Activity - Air Force | Story by Senior Airman Jette Carr | October 4, 2014 17:00 | Link to Article

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Semper Fi Fund and the Fisher House Foundation presented a military child with a special donation after the Warrior Games sitting volleyball competition Oct. 2. Read the rest of this entry »

2014 Marine Corps Marathon Health and Fitness Expo by GE

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October 6, 2014

Washington, DC -- The Semper Fi Fund will be hosting a booth at the 2014 Marine Corps Marathon Health and Fitness Expo by GE!

Please stop by our booth and say hello to SFF staff and volunteers....and pick up some great promotional material! Read the rest of this entry »