Team Semper Fi member Josh Sweeney received 2014 Pat Tillman Service Award on ESPN!

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July 17, 2014

Team Semper Fi member and 2014 Team USA Sled Hockey Gold Medalist Josh Sweeney, who scored the winning goal against Russia, is received the first ever Pat Tillman Award for Service presented by ESPN and the Pat Tillman Foundation at the 2014 ESPY Awards on July 16th at 9pm ET (http://espn.go.com/espys/2014/). Josh was injured by an improvised explosive device (IED) and lost both legs in October 2009 Read the rest of this entry »

Shootout for Soldiers – Long Island, NY

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July 10, 2014

Long Island, NY - Shootout For Soldiers is a 24 hour lacrosse game benefiting wounded American soldiers. Participants will play during a particular time slot for either of the two teams – Stars or Stripes – with fellow participants roughly their same age and skill. Through the common bond of lacrosse, the goal is to raise significant funds for wounded American soldiers as well as establish a stronger connection with local veterans. Read the rest of this entry »

Trophy Club Salutes Wounded Warriors 2014

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July 5, 2014

Trophy Club, TX – The Trophy Club Salutes Wounded Warriors, Inc. is a 501 (c)3 whose mission is to raise money in support of wounded warriors and direct these proceeds to other 501(c)3 organizations. TCSWW is planning a wonderful weekend with an exciting Silent Auction and Banquet, great Golf, and amazing Texas weather for the 5K and 10K Run. Please visit www.tcsww.org for more info. Read the rest of this entry »

Marine on Horseback Fights for Fellow Veterans

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July 4, 2014

Posted: Jun 26, 2014 9:26 PM EDT | Updated: Jun 26, 2014 9:32 PM EDT | By Kristin Tallent, Anchor/Reporter - email | Link to Article

TUPELO, Miss. (FOX13) - Saddling up for those who have fought for our country.

Marine veteran Matt Littrell, who served two tours in Iraq, is riding his horse coast-to-coast hoping to raise money for wounded and critically-ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

His trip is not just about raising money; it's about letting American heroes know they still matter, once their service is finished. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Independence Day!

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July 3, 2014

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”

These words, drafted by Thomas Jefferson, make up what is probably the most famous passage in the Declaration of Independence, the document our nation celebrates each July 4.

As I think about Independence Day, I can’t help but think about the service members in all branches of the military who have made sacrifices Read the rest of this entry »

SURVIVE. RECOVER. LIVE. See Rob Jones’ documentary of his journey!

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July 3, 2014

We all watched in amazement as Rob Jones embarked on his incredible 5,181 mile cross-country bicycle journey to bring support and awareness to our wounded, the Semper Fi Fund and others. Today, Rob released a documentary of his bike ride and it's filled with heart-warming insight to his humble grit and determination, and the challenges he faced while accomplishing his ride. Read the rest of this entry »

Fire guts, closes popular West Hills bicycle shop

July 1, 2014

Contra Costa Times | Brenda Gazzar | Posted: 06/29/2014 02:07:01 PM PDT | Link to Article

An apparent electrical fire late Saturday gutted the popular Spoke N’ Wheel Bicycles in West Hills forcing the owners to indefinitely close the shop.

Managing partner Jody Millard estimated at least one million dollars worth of damages from the blaze. Read the rest of this entry »

Esposito-Desposito Wedding

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July 1, 2014

Jared and Veronica would like to share this momentous occasion with the Semper Fi Fund by donating to our mission. They are asking their guests to donate to us. In lieu of favors, Jared & Veronica will be donating to the Semper Fi Fund. If you'd like to join them by donating to SFF, please do so by using the following link: https://semperfifund.org/donate/?campaign=Esposito-Desposito_Wedding. Read the rest of this entry »

4th Annual Helping Our Heroes Dinner and Golf Tournament

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June 26, 2014

Dallas, TX - Helping Our Heroes Foundation is a grass roots organization founded in 2011. The vision is to help those that serve so that we can continue to enjoy the freedoms of living in the greatest country on Earth. These Heroes may come from the Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and National Guard or from our Local Police, Firemen and First Responders. Read the rest of this entry »

Tyler Holt & Haven Eichleay Wedding

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June 24, 2014

In lieu gifts, Tyler and Haven would like to share their special day with the Semper Fi Fund by generously donating to our mission. Read the rest of this entry »

Inaugural Wounded Warrior/Semper Fi Fund Golf Outing

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June 21, 2014

Dixon, IL – The Inaugural Wounded Warrior/Semper Fi Fund Golf Outing will be hosted at Timber Creek Golf Club on June 26th at 12:30pm. This event is being organized by Timber Creek Golf Club and Kim Devine in honor of the service of her son, Corporal Adam Devine. The outing will include a 50/50 drawing, live and silent auctions, a cookout and entertainment.

There are great opportunities for golfers and sponsors. Pease call - Kandie at 815-973-6700 or Kim at 815-677-0055.

Start: Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 12:30pm
End: Thursday, June 26, 2014 at ??
Venue: Timber Creek Golf Club
Address: 729 Timber Creek Road, Dixon, IL 61021

2nd Annual Josh Misiewicz Golf Outing

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June 20, 2014

Tinley Park, IL – For the second year, the Misiewicz family will organize a golf outing to help raise funds for the Semper Fi Fund and the USA Warriors Ice Hockey. Both causes have been helpful to the recovery of Josh Misiewicz who was injured by a landmine during his first tour to Afghanistan. Read the rest of this entry »

A Tribute to Our Fathers

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June 13, 2014

We know them as incredible heroes—service members from all branches who have sacrificed so much on behalf of us all. Their kids know them as a different kind of hero—dad. We’d like to take this opportunity to give a special Father’s Day salute to just a few of the many incredible fathers we’ve been so fortunate to help over the years. Read the rest of this entry »

Bell Ford – Drive for a Patriot

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June 11, 2014

Phoenix, AZ - Bell Ford is at it again this year. They will match dollar for dollar, any donation made for every test drive and vehicle sold during the promotional period. Donations will go directly to supporting the Semper Fi Fund. So stop in to Bell Ford, have fun test driving some cool cars while donation to a great cause. Read the rest of this entry »

Caspar Placke’s Eagle Scout Project

Caspar Placke speaking before the Castle Rock Town Council to gain support for his Eagle Scout project. Photo courtesy of Caspar Placke
June 5, 2014

Castle Rock, CO – Caspar Placke’s Eagle Scout Project is a detailed plan to raise funds for the Semper Fi Fund with a goal of $12,500, which is the cost of an Action Track Chair. Also, part of his project is to share the Semper Fi Fund mission and to remind everyone of the continuing needs of our wounded, injured, and ill Service Members. He has coordinated his efforts with the Castle Rock Economic Development Council, the Castle Rock Town Council, and the race organizers for the Castle Rock Half Marathon. Read the rest of this entry »