Developer and Semper Fi Fund Donate Home to Veteran

January 2, 2015

Construction Equipment Guide | Region: Northeast Edition | StoryID: 24211 | Published On: 12/31/2014

Haskell, NJ - Christmas came early Tuesday, Dec. 23, for former U.S. Marine Matt Todd. Read the rest of this entry »

Giving Back: Escrow.com Golf Tourney with Matching Funds from Go Daddy & the Parsons Foundation Raises $380,000 for Wounded Veterans

December 17, 2014

Domain Name Journal | Link to Article | Posted December 16, 2014

For the past three years Escrow.com and Hanna's Restaurant has staged an annual golf tournament in Southern California to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund and America's Fund. These funds provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post 9/11 wounded, critically ill and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families, ensuring that they have the resources they need during their recovery and transition back to their communities. Read the rest of this entry »

Corvette buffs raise $17K for injured military

December 17, 2014

U-T San Diego | By Linda McIntosh | Link to Article | 6 A.M. DEC. 16, 2014

CARLSBAD — This year’s Vettes for Veterans Corvette car show raised $17,000 for injured military members. The event over Veteran’s Day weekend showcased 170 cars and drew a crowd of hundreds to the parking lot of TGIFridays in Carlsbad. Read the rest of this entry »

Climbing High for Semper Fi Campaign

December 16, 2014

Bernardsville, NJ - On February 23, 1945 an historic picture was taken depicting five United States Marines and a United States Navy Corpsman raising an American flag atop Mount Suribachi, during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. February 23, 2015 will be the 70th anniversary of this memorable act in United States history.

To commemorate this moment, Excel Fitness Center and FoleyCAT will be hosting the 2nd “Climb High For Semper Fi” fundraising event. This event will take place at 10:00am at Excel Fitness Center on Saturday February 21, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Did We Say $10 Million? We Meant $12 Million!

December 16, 2014

We hope you saw that we’ve met the 10 for 10 Challenge with almost three weeks to go in the year. But wait—there’s more!

The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation is raising the stakes: The initial $5 million match has been increased to $6 million, which means that the total that can be raised from this campaign increases too, from $10 million to $12 million. Read the rest of this entry »

8th Annual New River Harley-Davidson Chili Cookoff

December 15, 2014

Jacksonville, NC – New River Harley-Davidson Annual Screamin' Eagle® High Performance Chili Challenge
Saturday January 31, 2015 9am-4pm. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Tis the Season for Giving: 10 Ways to Give Encouragement, Comfort and Joy

December 14, 2014

1. Give the gift of a warm home. Help prevent homelessness by donating any amount. Many service members and their families have lost much-needed income as a direct result of their injuries— some have even lost their homes. Your gift will make a difference.

2. Join the Drop and #GiveMe10 Challenge: Do 10 push ups or donate $10 to Semper Fi Fund or America’s Fund. Create and share a video on social media with the hashtag #GiveMe10! Read the rest of this entry »

Drop and #GiveMe10: Pushups…Dollars…or both!

December 14, 2014

Here’s a challenge for you: Injured service member BJ Ganem has issued a challenge ​on Facebook​ to Drop and #GiveMe10!

​The challenge is to ​do 10 push ups or donate $10 to Semper Fi Fund or America’s Fund - or go ahead and do both!

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You Did It: Your $5 Million Has Become $10 Million!

December 12, 2014

The 10 For 10 Challenge has been met: Donors like you have answered the call of the Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation and pledged $5 million in this holiday season to support our work. Read the rest of this entry »

2015 NMHC Walk For Our Troops Benefiting the Semper Fi Fund

December 12, 2014

La Quinta, CA – The National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) launched its inaugural Walk For Our Troops at the 2012 NMHC Annual Meeting with resounding success. Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi Fund and America’s Fund Jinx McCain Horsemanship Program inaugural Dixie Challenge

December 12, 2014

Jackson, Mississippi - Come saddle up for Jinx McCain Horsemanship Program’s inaugural horsemanship clinic in Jackson, Mississippi. Were rounding up 12 wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans for an exciting weekend of cowboy skills training and team competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi Fund – Run The Bridge

December 11, 2014

Jacksonville, NC - Be a part of a unique race event coming to Jacksonville, NC on April 11, 2015. Our event will highlight the beauty of the City of Jacksonville, the commitment the military community and local community have to working together, and the determination and optimism of local athletes. Read the rest of this entry »

Volley for Vets 4X4 Volleyball Tournament to benefit SFF

December 8, 2014

Concord, NC - Brittany Hartsfield is hosting a 4X4 Volleyball Tournament to benefit SFF on her birthday, in lieu of doing something for herself! Carolina Courts is the sponsor and donating the space to play, and anyone can join in the fun!! Read the rest of this entry »

Holiday Wonderland at Petco Park!

December 4, 2014

San Diego, CA - It’s beginning to look a lot like Holiday Wonderland at Petco Park! Please help us spread the news to your organization about our inaugural holiday event. For 12 select dates during December, Petco Park will open its gates to families and friends with a unique event to celebrate the holidays and get everyone into the holiday spirit. Read the rest of this entry »

Disabled veterans hit the slopes at Breckenridge this week

December 2, 2014

KDVR FOX 31 DENVER | BY KENT ERDAHL | LINK TO COVERAGE | POSTED 8:06 PM, DECEMBER 2, 2014

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — A unique ski event in Breckenridge this week is helping our wounded warriors hit the slopes, many for the very first time. Read the rest of this entry »