Jacksonville, FL- The 12th annual Jacksonville Marine Corps ½ Marathon and Freedom 5K will be held in Jacksonville, Florida on October 3, 2015. The city of Jacksonville has been voted one of the top ten running cities in the nation by Runner’s World magazine. Volunteers from the Marine Corps community with support from the corporate and civic community will again present this prestigious event. Following in the traditions set by the internationally respected Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C., Jacksonville is the home to the annual Jacksonville Marine Corps ½ Marathon and Freedom 5K. Read the rest of this entry »
Missouri Friends of Injured Marines Tee Off for the Semper Fi Fund!
This Sunday, August 30, the Missouri Friends of Injured Marines will tee off in support of wounded veterans at the annual General James T. Conway Golf Outing, with all proceeds donated to the Semper Fi Fund. Now in its 11th consecutive year, the highly-anticipated event is on track for another successful year and is set to break the $2 million dollar mark! Guests of honor are tournament namesake General Conway, the 34the Commandant of the Marine Corps from 2006 to 2010, Read the rest of this entry »
Sheridan, WY - For the third year, Semper Fi Fund and America’s Fund Jinx McCain Horsemanship Program (JMHP) saddled up wounded, critically ill and injured active duty service members and veterans on an authentic cowboy adventure in the majestic Big Horn Mountains at the Double Rafter Ranch near Sheridan, Wyoming. For service members who dream of being a cowboy or cowgirl, this clinic gives them the experience of the way ranching was done 150 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »
Welcome to “Doc’s Corner,” our new monthly medical column from Dr. Bob Koffman, Medical Director for the Semper Fi Fund and America’s Fund. We hope this column will serve as a source of hope, information and tools to help you with recovery and transition. If there’s a topic you would like us to cover in a future column, please let us know.
Anyone can experience symptoms of PTSD—and if you’re suffering from PTSD, it’s important for you to know: You are absolutely not alone. Read the rest of this entry »
Aurora, OR - The Leatherneck Open Golf Classic charity tournament was established in 1996. In its first year, the tournament supported the Muscular Dystrophy Association and with the help of the extended Marine Corps family raised much needed monies for MDA. Since its inception, the charity golf tournament fundraiser has had a couple of name changes and has supported several different charities, but it has always been focused on giving back to the military community in the Greater Portland area.
This year, the Leatherneck Open Golf Classic is pleased to support two wonderful charities: the Semper Fi Fund and Homes for our Troops. Read the rest of this entry »
Tyler is part of our Semper Fi Fund family and we are so very proud of him for sharing his passion and efforts in highlighting the needs for our service members to stay connected and reach out for help! Please help us spread Tyler’s message far and wide! Read the rest of this entry »
MCRD Sand Diego, CA to MCRD Parris Island, SC - Long time Semper Fi Fund supporter and avid cyclist, Darryl Cloud will ride a bicycle across the United States from Marine Corps Recruit Depot - San Diego< CA to Marine Corps Recruit Depot - Parris Island, SC; 2460 miles over 45 days! The objective of this campaign is to raise funds to purchase “Action Trackchairs” or “Action Trackstanders” for our veterans. He departed MCRD San Diego on August 15, 2015! Read the rest of this entry »
Golden, CO - This September, Travis and Jen would like to support the Semper Fi Fund by sharing their special day with us. They are asking their wedding guests to donate to our cause. Read the rest of this entry »
The MDRT Foundation Donates Funds in Support of Injured Service Members and Families
CAMP PENDLETON, CA (August 13, 2015) — The Semper Fi Fund (semperfifund.org) is proud to announce that it has received a $25,000 grant from the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Foundation. Read the rest of this entry »
Good 4 Utah | 08/06/2015 12:51 PM | 08/07/2015 11:57 AM | Link to Story
Twenty injured military veterans have been in Utah attending the first-sever Semper Fi Fund and America's Fund Mountain Biking Camp.
Tyler Burdick is one of them. He is originally from Salt Lake City, and is a United States Navy veteran and is a double below-the-knee amputee. He competes in many Team Semper Fi events such as the mountain biking camp. In addition to his Team Semper Fi events, he is a U.S. Paralympic Snowboarder. Read the rest of this entry »
Orange County, CA - We're back at it!! Time to 4 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 »
ARLINGTON, Virginia — What started as a joke between Marines in a San Diego recovery room in the spring ended Sunday, more than 4,000 miles later in Virginia, as double amputee Toran Gaal hand-cranked his bike past the Marine Corps Memorial, through a row of American flags into the arms of his wife and children for the first time in two months. Read the rest of this entry »