Semper Fi Open raises 135k for injured military

Opening ceremonies of the Semper Fi Open Golf Tournament in Vista featured the Color Guard and bagpipers.
July 1, 2015

U-T San Diego | By Linda McIntosh | 1:10 p.m. June 29, 2015 | Link to Article

Vista, CA — The annual Semper Fi Open golf tournament raised $135,000 for the Semper Fi Fund to help injured service members and their families. Speakers at the event included Rear Admiral Richard Jefferies and BJ Ganem, an injured Marine supported by the nonprofit fund. Read the rest of this entry »

New Hampshire Wounded Heroes Golf Classic

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July 1, 2015

Amherst NH, Come join the New Hampshire Wounded Heroes Golf Classic for for great day of golf in support of the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

3rd Annual Josh Misiewicz Golf Outing

June 25, 2015

Tinley Park, IL – For the third year, the Misiewicz family will organize a golf outing to help raise funds for the Semper Fi Fund. The Semper Fi Fund was helpful to the recovery of Josh Misiewicz who was injured by a landmine during his first tour to Afghanistan. The Misiewicz Family now organizes this event to help raise funds and awareness of the needs of those serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Read the rest of this entry »

Race Across America – Beau, Babe and Buds

John Guth [AKA Beau] (age 61), Nancy Guth [AKA Babe] (age 64)  are joined by two experienced riders [AKA Buds] from Severna Park, MD racing their first RAAM. Chip Adams (age 59) & Earl Janssen (age 58) are members of the Severna Park Peloton & DC Randonneurs.
June 20, 2015

Oceanside, CA to Annapolis, MD - The Race Across America (RAAM) ​started Saturday June 20th in Oceanside, CA. It ​is ​a race ​from​ ​Oceanside, CA to Annapolis, MD - 3,000 miles coast-to-coast across the USA. RAAM is widely recognized as the world’s toughest endurance bicycle race. Open to solo racers as well as 2, 4 and 8-person teams. Solo racers must qualify by completing one of 30 qualifying events worldwide. No qualification required for teams. RAAM attracts an international field – competitors from 35 countries have participated. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Father’s Day 2015!

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June 19, 2015

On Father’s Day, each of us reflects on how our fathers shaped who we are today. We think about how our fathers held our bike upright while we learned to ride without training wheels. We remember the nights Dad made his famous mac and cheese—we didn’t know or care it came from a box. Sometimes we even catch ourselves mid-sentence, “Like my dad always used to say….” Read the rest of this entry »

Corey Flores & Kara Manoogian Wedding

June 16, 2015

State College, PA - Former Marine Corey Flores and his wife to be Kara Manoogian would like to share their special day with the Semper Fi Fund by asking their guests to donate to the Semper Fi Fund, in lieu of gifts. Read the rest of this entry »

Rock Solid Mud Run 2015

June 16, 2015

Englishtown, NJ – The Rock Solid Mud Run is an exciting, fun-filled day for race enthusiasts who are looking for a new physical and mental challenge. The Mud Run is the ultimate challenge combining running with an obstacle course and of course mud!! Read the rest of this entry »

The March – Forging Forward for the Fallen

June 12, 2015

Oklahoma City, OK - James Armontrout and Rachel Louise Cobb Farinelli plan to hike 1000+ miles from the Oklahoma City National Memorial to Cleveland,OH. Read the rest of this entry »

Department of Defense Warrior Games – 2015

June 10, 2015

Marine Corps Base, Quantico, VA - Nearly 200 wounded, ill, or injured athletes will compete in this year’s Department of Defense Warrior Games to inspire others, celebrate recovery, and earn bragging rights for their branch. Athletes from across the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, U.S. Special Operations Command, and the British Armed Forces will have the opportunity to compete in eight different sports to be held over nine days at Marine Corps Base Quantico, June 19-28, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Red, White and Blue Polo and Balloon Festival

June 9, 2015

Carpenteria, CA - This event promises something for everyone, including hot air balloons, polo, music food, vendors and more. Admission is a donation to the injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. The morning of the event, hot air balloons will lift in mass ascension in the Santa Ynez Valley. Spectators are invited to walk among the six- and seven-story balloons as they inflate and float skyward. Read the rest of this entry »

24th Annual Red Nose Run

June 8, 2015

Delmar, CA - Please join us for the 24th Annual Red Nose Run in Southern California on December 11, 2015. Fresh Start and Semper Fi Fund are teaming up for this fantastic 3K and 5K walk/run to support each other's causes. Read the rest of this entry »

Build FORE Good Annual Golf Tournament

June 8, 2015

Scottsdale, AZ - Build FORE Good is an annual golf tournament hosted by Hardison/Downey Construction and Kitchell, two of AZ's premier general contractors. Read the rest of this entry »

Fredericksburg Beard Coalition 2nd Annual Beard and Mustache Competition

June 8, 2015

Fredericksburg, VA - The Fredericksburg Beard Coalition (FXBC) is holding its Second Annual Beard and Mustache Competition on June 13th at the Hard Times Cafe. Read the rest of this entry »

7th Annual John Ripley Memorial Race

June 5, 2015

Annapolis, MD - After 13 years of continuous, worldwide combat operations, nearly 45,000 soldiers have been wounded - and many returning veterans come home to new challenges. We believe that as citizens, we share an obligation to take care of these men and women, to honor the sacrifices they have made, our mission is to step in where government leaves off. Established in 2009, the Ripley Race raises awareness, money and support for America's Veterans. Join us by making a tax-deductible donation or registering in the race.
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2015 NYC Triathlon

June 5, 2015

New York, NY - Join us for a weekend of fun and run the 2015 NYC Triathlon and help support our mission! The Semper Fi Fund and it's America's Fund Program are proud to be one of the 2015 Participating Charities of the 2015 NYC Triathlon! The 2015 NYC Triathlon is currently sold out BUT you can still enter if you run on our team!! Read the rest of this entry »