Rocky Mountain Select Texas Longhorn Sale

April 1, 2015

​Elbert, CO - ​This 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Select Texas Longhorn Sale​ will for the first time, benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Consignors & buyers from 12-15 states will converge on Latigo Trails Arena (near Colorado Springs, CO) for this annual Longhorn cattle sale​ and​ 20% of net sales ​will be donated to the​ S​emper ​F​i ​F​und​.​ Read the rest of this entry »

South Vista Bacon Bash

April 1, 2015

Vista, CA - Are you a bacon & raffle lover with a dog you love to dress up with? Well, this event is perfect for you! This June, come join us for a yummy bacon cook off at South Vista CrossFit's location to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Night at the Races 2015

April 1, 2015

Cheltenham, PA – Presentation Parish will host the 4th Annual 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 video horse races, games of chance and great food. Read the rest of this entry »

3rd Annual RUCK WARS 002

April 1, 2015

San Francisco, CA – Michael Weber is at it again!! This competitive race and obstacle course will be set up in and around Crissy Field and is sure to be a challenge. If you are interested in participating, please contact them by email. Read the rest of this entry »

Battle Brothers Reunited by The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation at the 2015 Celebrity Fight Night

Sgt. Gabriel Martinez, USMC (Ret.), Bob Parsons and Cpl. Justin Gaertner, USMC (Ret.)
March 28, 2015

On November 26, 2010, United States Marines Sergeant Gabriel Martinez and Corporal Justin Gaertner saw their lives irrevocably altered in a split-second, a moment that would forge a life-long bond. Today, for the first time in four years, the friends had a chance to reunite, thanks to The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation and Celebrity Fight Night. Here is their story. Read the rest of this entry »

Ace of MLB Stats

March 27, 2015

Philadephia, PA - The creator of the popular baseball statistics twitter account Ace of MLB Stats - @AceballStats" and contributor at NBC Sports and Sporting News, has created a fundraiser to raise funds and awareness for wounded, critically ill, and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces by supporting the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

“Ride the Thunder” Premier

March 26, 2015

Westminster, CA – March 27th, 2015 – The movie, “Ride The Thunder – A Vietnam War Story of Honor & Triumph” premiers Friday, March 27th, 2015, at The Regency Westminster 10 Theater. The Semper Fi Fund is one of the four supported charities of the film and a portion of the profits will go to support our mission. Read the rest of this entry »

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Matches Cristie Kerr’s LPGA Winnings with Almost One Million Dollar Donation!

A donation of $1 million was made to the Semper Fi Fund to match the 2014 LPGA winnings of pro golfer Cristie Kerr. Photo courtesy of the Semper Fi Fund
March 25, 2015

PHOENIX, AZ (March 19, 2015) – Last week, the Semper FI Fund received a very special gift from our dear friends and supporters, Bob and Renee Parsons: a check for nearly one million dollars, matching the 2014 LPGA Tour winnings of champion golfer Cristie Kerr! Read the rest of this entry »

6th Annual Boca Royale Semper Fi Golf Tournament Rallies Support for Injured Veterans, Unites Generations of Military Families

March 21, 2015

This month, the Boca Royale Golf and Country Club hosts the 6th Annual Semper Fi Fund Golf Tournament, a fundraising event that’s raised over half a million dollars and counting for wounded, critically ill and injured veterans. Read the rest of this entry »

Spitzer Strikeouts

Brooke Vestal with John and Jean Spitzer, parents of fallen soldier Thomas Spitzer. Jean is wearing her son’s Canyon High letterman jacket.
March 20, 2015

New Braunfels, Texas - In honor of fallen Marine, Sgt Thomas Spitzer and to support the Semper Fi Fund, Canyon High Softball player Brooke Vestal will be taking pledges throughout the softball season on the number of strike outs she throws. Read the rest of this entry »

2015 Army Ten-Miler

March 18, 2015

Washington, DC - Now in its 30th year, the Army Ten-Miler (ATM) is held each October in Washington, DC and the Semper Fi Fund and our America's Fund Program are proud to be a part of their 2015 Military Community Partners. Runners will be able to choose to fundraise for the Semper Fi Fund and our America's Fund Program! Read the rest of this entry »

8th Annual Wounded Warrior Car Show

March 18, 2015

Long Beach, CA – This summer, check out the 8th Annual Wounded Warrior Car Show!! This exciting car show showcases Pre-1974 American Cars, Trucks, and Special Interest Vehicles. Limited to 225 displays, at the Bob's Big Boy Broiler in Downey, CA! Read the rest of this entry »

Jackson Township Police Officer of the Year Dinner

March 18, 2015

Jackson Township, NJ - This event will be formal dinner to recognize the outstanding Police Officers who work for the Jackson Township Police Department. Each year Officers are selected from various units as the Officer of the Year for their specific Unit. One individual is chosen from those individual as the overall Officer of the year.

The proceeds from the auction and 50/50 raffle will be donated to the Kiwanis Club of Jackson and the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

‘For Love of Country,’ by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran Credit Richard Perry/The New York Times
March 17, 2015

New York Times | Sunday Book Review | By JAMES WRIGHT | MARCH 12, 2015 | Link to Article

Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran are a formidable team. Chandrasekaran, a reporter and editor for The Washington Post who is about to start a media company in partnership with Starbucks, has served as a foreign correspondent in Iraq and Afghanistan, and is the author of compelling books on those wars. Schultz, the chief executive of Starbucks, has initiated comprehensive programs in that corporation to hire veterans. His account in the book’s introduction of a trip to West Point, where he realized the extent of the disconnect between ordinary Americans and those who serve in their military forces, is itself inspiring. Read the rest of this entry »

Steel Challenge Pistol Match

Steel Challenge 2014!
March 16, 2015

Helena, MT - The Steel Challenge is a 5-stage steel challenge match. This great 2nd event to benefit the Semper Fi Fund is open to ALL shooters - novice to expert. Prizes will be awarded to the top shooters in each shooting class and 95% of the proceeds will go to the Semper Fi Fund.

Come on out for some great skill and great fun - for a great cause. Read the rest of this entry »