Heroic Wellness

August 27, 2014

Miami, FL - Heroic Wellness is an elite corporate health and wellness company that specializes in fitness, nutrition, and stress management. They offer small and mid-sized businesses comprehensive programming enabling employees to live happier and healthier lives—ultimately benefitting the company’s bottom line. They are unique in their focus on Positive Wellness™: the focus on what is gained rather than what is lost, celebrating their clients’ progress through improved strength, mental acuity and self-esteem.

The Team at Heroic Wellness has pledged 50% of their proceeds of their t-shirt sales to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

St. Mary’s Century 2014

August 27, 2014

Drayden, MD - The St. Mary's Century has once again selected the Semper Fi Fund to support our injured and critically ill service members and their families. This race is organized by Patuxent Velo which is a USCF (road) and NORBA (mountain) bicycle racing club located in Southern Maryland.

There will be options for riders of various abilities. Choose a traditional full century (104 miles), 68 miles, 50 miles, or 25 miles. Routes are flat to rolling, with occasional hills. All rest stops have real bathrooms (no port-a-potties) and are sponsored by local restaurants that will be well-stocked with traditional items, as well as local specialties. Whether you ride the entire 100 miles or the shorter routes, count on hospitality and friendliness. At the end of the ride enjoy the festivities and delicious food.

The rides start from Dennis Point Marina located at 46555 Dennis Point Road, Drayden MD, 20630. Registration and packet pickup is from 7:00-9:00 am and century riders are required to start no later then 9:00 am.

For registration and information, please visit their website.

Bier Academy Fundraiser

August 27, 2014

Santa Clarita, CA - Come out on Sunday, August 31st to Bier Academy! Enjoy their hospitality, warm environment and quality food. Serving an impressive selection of German, Belgian, American and other beers from around the world, as well as many flavorful wines. Savor delightful tastes with a serving of our bratwurst or our sliders. 25% of all tabs will be donated to the Semper Fi Fund to benefit our wounded, ill and injured service members and their families. Read the rest of this entry »

Step-by-Step, Tracy Alton’s Hike Along the Continental Divide

August 27, 2014

​Continental Divide, USA - ​Tracy Alton, former Marine officer 1966-1971, is hiking the Continental Divide to raise funds and awareness for the Semper Fi Fund. Tracy posts his progress at http://postholer.com/journal/viewJournal.php?sid=2d13d282fedc5fbcdd2f9307b2f8b5f9&event_id=2262 ​ when he is lucky enough to have Internet connection. Please support him as he makes his way to Rawlins, WY by visiting his fundraising page ​https://fundraising.semperfifund.org/fundraise?fcid=328133 Read the rest of this entry »

2014 Military Appreciation Monday at the Old Brogue in Great Falls, VA

August 27, 2014

Great Falls, VA - September's Military Appreciation Monday will support the Semper Fi Fund. Please join us at the Old Brogue for some delicious food and wonderful company. A portion of proceeds from dinner, as well as the money raised from raffle ticket sales, will help support our injured and critically ill Service Members. Read the rest of this entry »

Porsche Club of America, Orange County Region: Hearts & Garage Tour

August 26, 2014

Orange County, CA - We're back at it!! Time to enjoy a yummy, exciting 4 course meal all in different locations while raising funds for the Semper Fi Fund. 4 new garages serving 4 different parts of your evening meal. We invite you to join PCA-OCR for an Afternoon / Evening of Food, Fun, Fantastic Cars and Charity Fund Raising for the Club Charity, the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

4th Annual Trivia Night to Benefit the Semper Fi Fund

August 26, 2014

St. Louis, MO - It's that time of year again! Time for some fun games and prizes at the 4th Annual Trivia Night on September 13, 2014. Fun times will be had by all with silent auction, games, attendance prizes, mulligans, and much more. This trivia night will be hosted in honor of Wounded Warrior Mark Meirink (LCpl, Retired). Read the rest of this entry »

Sergeant Juan H., USMC (Ret.)

August 25, 2014

“Life is a teacher. It will give you the tools to solve every problem that comes up.”

When most people see a service member in a wheelchair or with a prosthetic limb, they can quickly begin to understand the sacrifices made by that service member on behalf of all Americans. Read the rest of this entry »

The Capt. Joseph J. Boccia Jr. USMC 4-Mile Warrior Run

August 23, 2014

Northport, NY - The 4 Mile Warrior Run is a scenic and challenging run. The race encompasses some of the challenging and beautiful sections of the historic Cow Harbor Race, it is USATF sanctioned, and there will be race awards and raffles after the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Sergeant Liam Dwyer, USMC (Ret.) – “I Will Drive Again”

August 22, 2014

In mid-2011, Marine Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer was at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He was recovering from a May 22 IED blast in Afghanistan that claimed his left leg, and among the many thoughts that raced through his mind was this one:

“I will drive again—and I will win.”

Three years later—almost to the day—Liam did indeed win, Read the rest of this entry »

Mazda racer and U.S. Marine Liam Dwyer ready to race again

August 20, 2014

www.motorsport.com | Link to Article | Posted: 8/19/2014 at 6:18pm

Hoping to repeat his Lime Rock win.

When Hollywood scripts a racing movie, they tend to go overboard. Having an injured U.S. Marine Staff Sargent winning a professional race, in only his second start, just miles from where he grew up, on the third anniversary of his ‘Alive Day’, after 50 surgeries since that injury, on Memorial Day weekend. Who would believe that? Believe it, as that’s exactly what happened to Liam Dwyer and his Freedom Autosport Mazda MX-5 when he co-drove with Tom Long to the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge ST win in late May at Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Land of the Free Veterans Day Golf Classic 2014​

August 18, 2014

City of Industry, CA - The Land of the Free Foundation is pleased to be partnered with the Pacific Palms and Conference Center in the City of Industry, California and the Industry Hills Golf Club to play host to the annual "Land of the Free Veterans Day Golf Classic". This event will be held on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Under one Flag: A Journey from 9.11 to the Heartland Book Signing

August 18, 2014

St.Louis, MO - Filled with rich, full-color photography, this hardcover book tells the poignant story of how one American flag from St. Louis connected three heroes who personify the best of what our country represents: New York City firefighter Michael Weinberg, Larry “The Flag Man” Eckhardt, and Marine Corporal Zach Reiff. Through stunning images and engaging prose, we trace how the men are connected not only through 9/11 but across a decade of war and across a country. Read the rest of this entry »

In Harmony: Helping America’s Heroes Through Music

August 13, 2014

Kali is a young fiddle player and the sister of a Marine injured while in Afghanistan. Kali has pledged to ​donate 100% of tips she earns August through November while playing her fiddle at fairs and markets near her hometown in Idaho to the Semper Fi Fund. In addition to her tips, she will also accept donations, so please support her efforts! To learn more about her fundraiser, please visit her website: http://inharmonyhelpingamericasheroesthroughmusic.com/ or find her on Facebook. Read the rest of this entry »

23rd Annual Red Nose Run

August 12, 2014

Please join us for the 23rd Annual Red Nose Run in Southern California on December 19, 2014. Freshstart and Semper Fi Fund are teaming up for this fantastic 3K and 5K walk/run to support each other's cause. Freshstart provides surgical procedures for children. Registration Fee: $50 now through Dec 11th--- $75 after Dec 12th. Read the rest of this entry »