Boston Strong — “This year is the perfect time for me”

March 31, 2014

Boston, MA - Siobhan Cooper and her husband Ted had just returned home to Boston after a red-eye flight following a friend’s wedding. They arrived back in their apartment in the Fenway area of the city and laid down to rest at about 2:30 p.m.

Minutes later, their cell phones began buzzing and ringing with calls from concerned friends and family members asking Siobhan and Ted if they were all right. Read the rest of this entry »

In Any Clime and Place – Even Antarctica!

March 25, 2014

We hope you’ve been reading about the incredible adventure of Lieutenant Colonel William Conner—the 40-year-old Hawaii-based Marine who raised money for the Semper Fi Fund on March 9 by running a marathon … in Antarctica.

Bill’s fundraising goal was initially $17,750, to honor the USMC being founded in 1775. He raised his goal to $53,250 (17,750 x 3) and as of this writing is just over $46,000. His other goal was to reach 239 individual donors; Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi Open Golf Tournament 2014

March 21, 2014

Vista, CA – Please join us for a great day of golf, entertainment, and dinner in support of our injured warriors and the Semper Fi Fund through the Annual Semper Fi Open Golf Tournament at the Shadowridge Golf Club to benefit the Semper Fi Fund on June 23, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Student veteran organizes charity golf benefit

March 21, 2014

By Jessica Wilson | Link to Article | Link to SFF Event Page | Link to AF Event Page
Beat Reporter
Published: Friday, March 21, 2014
Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014 04:03

On Sept. 13, 2011, Lance Corporal Kevin Honaker of the U.S. Marines was performing his mission of locating and deactivating IEDs (improvised explosive devices) in Afghanistan when one unexpectedly exploded beneath him, causing irreversible damage and forcing doctors to amputate both of his legs. Read the rest of this entry »

Congratulations to Our Sochi Superstars!

March 21, 2014

It’s hard to believe that the XI Paralympic Winter Games have come and gone. The incredible athletes of Team USA returned home with a total of 18 medals—9 bronze, 7 silver and 2 gold—and a level of pride and respect that simply can’t be measured. Read the rest of this entry »

Comedy Hour and Night at the Races

March 21, 2014

Cheltenham, PA – Presentation Parish will host the third annual Comedy Hour and 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 hilarious comedy, video horse races, games of chance and great food. Read the rest of this entry »

Carolina Quality Homes

March 21, 2014

Jacksonville, NC - This fantastic team consists of experts in all areas of home purchase, rehabilitation, construction and sale. Together they are working to improve the quality of the homes available in the Jacksonville, NC area while benefiting the Semper Fi Fund. Carolina Quality Homes will donate $250 from each home sale to the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Skylla Engineering presents 2014 Cooper River Bridge Run Pasta Dinner to Support the Semper Fi Fund!

March 20, 2014

Mount Pleasant, SC - Join us from 5:30PM - 8:30Pm on Friday, April 4th for a past dinner in support of the Semper Fi Fund and the 2014 Cooper River Bridge Run! 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Semper Fi Fund and our injured military heroes! Read the rest of this entry »

Champion Golfer Cristie Kerr Tees Off Support for Semper Fi Fund with The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

March 20, 2014

GoDaddy Founder’s Charitable Foundation to Match Kerr’s LPGA Tour Winnings

PHOENIX, AZ, (March 20, 2014) – When Cristie Kerr tees off today at the JTBC Founders Cup, she’ll be competing for much more than a trophy. Semper Fi Fund is thrilled to announce that The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation will match 100 percent of Kerr’s 2014 LPGA Tour winnings, dollar-for-dollar, as a donation Read the rest of this entry »

Custom Rugs For Semper Fi Fund

March 19, 2014

Mobile, AL – Carpet Specialist of Mobile are using carpet remnants to make custom-made rugs. They hope to sell at least one of these unique handmade rugs a month and donate the proceeds to the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

2nd Annual MRC Charity Golf Open

March 18, 2014

San Marcos, CA - Come on out and join the MRC team as they host this second annual golf tournament to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Get ready for some fun, sun, pars, birdies, & eagles! Read the rest of this entry »

Swanny’s Handmade Wooden Items

March 17, 2014

Swanny's Handmade Wooden Items - Wonderful friend of the Fund, Maj Shawn Swanson, USMC (ret), is back at work using his creativity and woodworking skill to raise money for our wounded and critically ill service members and their families. Read the rest of this entry »

A Gift of Time, A Memoir

March 17, 2014

A Gift of Time, A Memoir - Duane St. John was a New Jersey teenager and Marine Reservist when the Korean War's surprise outbreak caught America's military unprepared. About to start college in hopes of later joining his family's business, Duane, whose ancestors fought in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, suddenly found himself in Camp Pendleton and then on a troop carrier headed to Wonson. One month later, he and about 15,000 other members of the First Marine Division found themselves surrounded by 120,000 Chinese soldiers in -30F degree weather. Read the rest of this entry »

On Wisconsin: Little paddling experience but plenty of heart

March 17, 2014

March 16, 2014 9:00 am • BARRY ADAMS | Wisconsin State Journal | badams@madison.com | 608-252-6148 | Link to article

HELENVILLE, WI — Nic Doucette is organized, in shape and determined.

And by the time he heads back to classes at UW-Whitewater next fall, he should also be an expert with a paddle. His real goal, however, is to raise money for his comrades in the U.S. armed services injured in the line of duty. Read the rest of this entry »

Atlantic Owls vs 4th ANGLICO, Charity Softball Game!

March 17, 2014

Boca Raton, FL – Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Women's softball team, the Florida Atlantic Owls will be playing against local Marines (4th ANGLICO) in a Charity Softball Game to benefit the Semper Fi Fund and the local Marine Birthday Ball committee. Read the rest of this entry »