An Evening with the Semper Fi Fund at the World Trade Center, NYC

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January 23, 2014

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New York, NY - The Semper Fi Fund will be hosting its annual NYC invitational "Evening with the Semper Fi Fund" where our supporters and those we support come together for an intimate evening, full of special guests who share our passion for our mission and those we serve.

Held annually to discuss our mission and raise awareness of the challenges our service members and their families face, the Evening with the Semper Fi Fund is a wonderful opportunity for those who "can make a difference" to gather together and discuss strategies for success. Read the rest of this entry »

Aloha—Semper Fi Style

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January 21, 2014

Kailua, Hawaii - “Aloha” in the Hawaiian language means affection, peace, compassion and mercy—all qualities that are found in abundance among those who work with, volunteer for and are helped by the Semper Fi Fund.

All qualities, too, that are found in abundance at the monthly Semper Fi Fund spouses’ dinners held at various restaurants around Hawaii’s Oahu island, Read the rest of this entry »

2014 NIOSC Okinawa Golf Tournament

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January 19, 2014

Okinawa, Japan – For the second year in a row, the North Island Officers' Spouses' Club of Okinawa is hosting a Golf Tournament to benefit the Semper Fi Fund at the Taiyo Golf Course.

This event is open to all ranks and to the public. Lunch will be included and prizes will be awarded. Read the rest of this entry »

Cooper River Bridge Run 2014

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January 17, 2014

Charleston, SC – The Cooper River Bridge Run is a world-class 10-K in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. The Semper Fi Fund is excited about participating again this year and we would love to have you join our team! Read the rest of this entry »

Warriors for Wounded Warriors 2014

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January 16, 2014

Lodi, CA – Please join the Vineyard Christian Middle School Warriors, Lodi Christian School and Jim Elliot Christian High School in honoring Petty Officer Garrett Hilscher and all the other warriors serving our country in a two mile run/walk around beautiful Lodi Lake. This event will conclude a three month fundraising campaign that the students and parents have organized. The Semper Fi Fund sincerely appreciates their continued support. Read the rest of this entry »

Proud Few Motorcycle Club Annual Fundraiser 2014

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January 15, 2014

Hughesville, MD – The Proud Few Motorcycle Club is hosting their annual fundraiser once again to benefit the Semper Fi Fund!

The fundraiser will take place on March 22, 2014 at the American Legion Jameson-Harrison Post #238 in Hughesville, MD. Read the rest of this entry »

Great American Hero 5k/10k Obstacle Run 2014

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January 14, 2014

Tracy, CA - Challenge yourself with the first obstacle run with modified obstacles for all levels of fitness. There will be a 5k and a 10k course with two levels of obstacles at each site and elite waves for those in top competitive fitness. "Elite Waves" are limited to 200 participants and will have the opportunity to win $300 in cash prize and Great American Hero bragging rights! Read the rest of this entry »

3rd Annual Shootout for Soldiers

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January 10, 2014

Baltimore, MD - There will be a 24-hour lacrosse game benefiting wounded service members. The event seeks to educate communities about the challenges Veterans face and connects with service members while rallying to support organizations that are helping our nation’s heroes via the common bond of lacrosse. Participants play on one of two teams (Stars or Stripes) during a particular time slot with others of similar age and skill level. Other organizations benefiting are WWP and Army Ranger Lead the Way Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Sgt. Michael Nicholson: Wounded Tampa Marine moves into smart home you helped build

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January 10, 2014

Grayson Kamm | CBS WTSP TV, 10 News | 12:28 PM, Jan 9, 2014 | Link to Article
Tampa, Florida -- A special home in the works since last year has been turned over to its new owner, a Marine who lost both of his legs in Afghanistan.

Sergeant Mike Nicholson is moving into a smart home with incredible technology that you helped build.

After two-and-a-half years of recovery and pain, Read the rest of this entry »

Jerry Coleman, 1924-2014

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January 10, 2014

San Diego, CA - “Jerry Coleman helped win six World Series and one World War.”

That statement alone, part of a moving tribute to Jerry made by broadcaster Keith Olbermann (view it here on YouTube), would be a remarkable obituary in and of itself, but it just scratches the surface of trying to describe the life of a truly amazing man and a highly decorated Marine pilot. Read the rest of this entry »

LMCI 2014 Motorcycle Raffle

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January 7, 2014

St. Augustine FL The Leathernecks MC International will be hosting a fun motorcycle raffle to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. From February 1, 2014 to May 1, 2014, various chapters of the LMCI will be raffling off tickets to a fantastic 2014 Harley-Davidson Street Glide. 100% of the net proceeds will go to the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

KWB & Arrowhead Ortho 2014 Charity Golf Event

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January 6, 2014

Beaumont, CAKWB Wealth Managers Group and Arrowhead Orthopaedics are excited to team up in supporting the families of wounded service men and women by hosting a charity golf event. Read the rest of this entry »

Join us for the 2014 Marine Corps Marathon!

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January 1, 2014

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2014 is just hours away!

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December 31, 2013

2014 is just hours away – but before the midnight fireworks and celebrations, we want to remind you of a few ways you can end 2013 in style:

GIVE THE GIFT OF RECOVERY AND INDEPENDENCE: Your donation speeds the recovery process of a wounded veteran by bringing family to his or her bedside, and means independence in the form of adaptive equipment or vehicles to our recovering service members. Read the rest of this entry »

$2.5 Million x You = An Amazing December to Remember!

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December 27, 2013

As 2013 comes to an end, we are grateful beyond words for the generosity of our supporters—and have some incredibly exciting news to share.

Donors like you have come together in a big way to support the Semper Fi Fund in our mission to serve those who serve us all: You’ve met the Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation matching donations challenge and pledged $2 million in this holiday season to support our efforts.

But wait: There’s more! The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has once again increased the maximum amount of the matching donations challenge. First, they doubled the $1 million GoDaddyTBRPF matching campaign to $2 million (Bob Parsons is the founder of GoDaddy)—and now they’ve upped the ante to $2.5 million! Read the rest of this entry »