4th Annual Medieval Madness Feast 2014

September 5, 2014

Alexandria, VA – Once again, Medieval Madness "A Night of Feast and Fun!," is being held at John Strongbow's Tavern in Alexandria, VA on the evening of October 18, 2014 to raise support for the Semper Fi Fund. There will a four course feast, live comedy show and sword fighting.

Medieval Madness is the vision of three disabled Veterans who want to give back to their community with arts and history. Please join us for an evening of fun, entertainment, great food, with a little history, and all in support of the Semper Fi Fund! Read the rest of this entry »

Corporal Jose A., USMC, (Ret.)

September 4, 2014

Born in Los Angeles and currently living in a suburb of San Diego, Marine Corporal Jose A. always wanted to join the military.

“My grandfather served in the Army,” he said. “I grew up with him talking about that, and it really interested me. As I got older, I saw that the Marine Corps was the most challenging branch, so I enlisted right out of high school.”

“I wanted to do something I could be proud of,” Jose continues. “I couldn't think of anything better than the Marine Corps: It represented honor and courage, and that's what I wanted.” Read the rest of this entry »

Marine Master Sergeant John H.: “My injury has taught me what is important about life.”

September 1, 2014

The Home Depot Foundation is giving back to our veterans and the Semper Fi Fund has joined forces with Team Depot during this giving season. Click here to read the official rules of the giving campaign http://thd.co/give and read below to enjoy an incredible hero story.

“My wife was an expert in all things Semper Fi Fund before I even gained consciousness,” says Master Sergeant John H., referring to his recovery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, in early 2011. “The Semper Fi Fund, with support from the Home Depot Foundation, has done more for me than anyone else.” Read the rest of this entry »

Forty Mike Apparel

August 29, 2014

Forty Mike Apparel - The purchase of any t-shirt from the Forty Mike Apparel catalog by disabled veteran artist, Roy van Wey, USMC (ret) will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. 100% of the profits from the sales of these selected shirts will be donate to the Fund.

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Roy's brother and veteran artist, Andy van Wey, has designated his designs to benefit the America's Fund. 100% of the profits from the sales of his t-shirts will be donated directly to Americas Fund.

For more information and to purchase, please visit the Forty Mike Apparel website http://www.fortymike.com/ or visit them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FortyMike

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.
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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 »

American Warrior Brands

August 24, 2014

Solana Beach, CA - Original BBQ Sauces are an exclusive recipe which uses only the best all natural ingredients and have been refined into a powerfully smooth and spicy condiment. 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 D., USMC (Ret.) – “I Will Drive Again”

August 22, 2014

In mid-2011, Marine Staff Sgt. Liam D 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 »