Helenville, WI – On June 1, Nic Doucette and Gabe Vasquez, both US Marines, will embark on a long, 2,522 mile kayaking trip from the source of the Mississippi River to the sea. Starting in Lake Itasca, Minnesota, traveling through Morgan City, Louisiana, the last community before ending in the Gulf of Mexico. You can track their progress and learn more about their adventure on Nic’s webpage and Facebook page. Read the rest of this entry »
Jacksonville, NC - Every Monday in the month of May, Buffalo Wild Wings in Jacksonville, NC will be donating 10% of their proceeds to the Semper Fi Fund. Also, they will be selling BWW/SFF shirts all month long! Read the rest of this entry »
Wounded Marine Rob Jones' quest to raise $1 million for charities that supported his recovery
Bar Harbor, ME to San Diego, CA - Rob Jones has never taken the easy route. So it was no surprise that the U.S. Paralympian and combat-wounded retired Marine chose Bar Harbor, Maine, as the starting point for his epic cross-country cycling trek. He began his adventure back on October 14th and is now making his way down the coast to the sandy beaches of Southern California. He's due to complete his journey at Camp Pendleton, CA on April 12th - the perfect place for a Marine veteran to be welcomed by fellow Marines after cycling over 5,000 miles! Read the rest of this entry »
Boston, MA - The Semper Fi Fund and its America's Fund Program had a heartwarming reunion dinner with our friends in Boston this past week.
The reunion started with the Celtics' owners hosting our Veterans to amazing court side seats for their Wednesday night game against the Toronto Raptors the night before the dinner. It was an amazing experience and, once again, we were welcomed Read the rest of this entry »
We hope you’ve been reading about the incredible adventure of Lieutenant Colonel William Conner—the 40-year-old Hawaii-based Marine who raised money for the Semper Fi Fund on March 9 by running a marathon … in Antarctica.
Bill’s fundraising goal was initially $17,750, to honor the USMC being founded in 1775. He raised his goal to $53,250 (17,750 x 3) and as of this writing is just over $46,000. His other goal was to reach 239 individual donors; Read the rest of this entry »
Vista, CA – Please join us for a great day of golf, entertainment, and dinner in support of our injured warriors and the Semper Fi Fund through the Annual Semper Fi Open Golf Tournament at the Shadowridge Golf Club to benefit the Semper Fi Fund on June 23, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »
On Sept. 13, 2011, Lance Corporal Kevin Honaker of the U.S. Marines was performing his mission of locating and deactivating IEDs (improvised explosive devices) in Afghanistan when one unexpectedly exploded beneath him, causing irreversible damage and forcing doctors to amputate both of his legs. Read the rest of this entry »
Cheltenham, PA – Presentation Parish will host the third annual Comedy Hour and Night at the Races in support of the Semper Fi Fund and our wounded, ill and injured service members. This will be a night filled with hilarious comedy, video horse races, games of chance and great food. Read the rest of this entry »
Skylla Engineering presents 2014 Cooper River Bridge Run Pasta Dinner to Support the Semper Fi Fund!
Mount Pleasant, SC - Join us from 5:30PM - 8:30Pm on Friday, April 4th for a past dinner in support of the Semper Fi Fund and the 2014 Cooper River Bridge Run! 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Semper Fi Fund and our injured military heroes! Read the rest of this entry »
San Marcos, CA - Come on out and join the MRC team as they host this second annual golf tournament to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Get ready for some fun, sun, pars, birdies, & eagles! Read the rest of this entry »
HELENVILLE, WI — Nic Doucette is organized, in shape and determined.
And by the time he heads back to classes at UW-Whitewater next fall, he should also be an expert with a paddle. His real goal, however, is to raise money for his comrades in the U.S. armed services injured in the line of duty. Read the rest of this entry »
Boca Raton, FL – Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Women's softball team, the Florida Atlantic Owls will be playing against local Marines (4th ANGLICO) in a Charity Softball Game to benefit the Semper Fi Fund and the local Marine Birthday Ball committee. Read the rest of this entry »
Oceanside, CA - The Mission Vista High School is hosting their 4th Annual Benefit Rock Concert to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Come join us for an evening of fantastic, fun music provided by the amazingly talented MVHS Rock bands and soloists! Read the rest of this entry »