San Diego, CA - MRC Smart Technology Solutions will host TWO Monday night football viewing parties at the Tilted Kilt in downtown San Diego right next to Petco Park. Come on out for fun, cash prizes, silent auction, and raffle opportunities. Read the rest of this entry »
Shurvon was finishing a patrol in his HUMVEE returning to base when it was hit by an IED in May of 2005. All were injured, but Shurvon was most serious. He suffered a broken left leg, lung blast, six broken ribs, and his jaw was broken in four places. Six days after Shurvon’s brain was deprived of oxygen resulting in his traumatic brain injury. Shurvon is now paralyzed and is unable to communicate with speech. Read the rest of this entry »
Washington Post: Marine wounded alongside Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter featured in new videoSeptember 15, 2014
When President Obama presented the Medal of Honor this year to Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter, he recalled the way the infantryman attempted to save his friend, Lance Cpl. Nick Eufrazio, from the devastating effects of a grenade blast on a roof in Afghanistan. Read the rest of this entry »
“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 »
Staff Sergeant Courtney "Corey" Petersen (Ret.) was injured in 2007, leaving her paralyzed from the chest down. During her month-long stay in intensive care, The Semper Fi Fund assisted Corey's husband to ensure that he had the resources needed to care for his wife.
"Sometimes you can do everything right, plan, take safety precautions, and accidents will still happen. Read the rest of this entry »
The CFC—Combined Federal Campaign—is the largest and most successful workplace fundraising campaign in the world. It’s also the only authorized workplace charitable giving drive for federal and state employees.
So we want you to remember one thing: 11459. Read the rest of this entry »
Toughkenamon, PA – On September 14th, the British Armed Services Polo Team will compete with the Brandywine Polo Team on the grounds at The Brandywine Polo Club starting at approximately 3:00pm. Read the rest of this entry »
Horsemanship offers veterans relief from the traumas of combat.
In 2002, Chris Lowe was a teenager from a small Texas town, a 19-year-old community college student with an ambition to serve his country. Following a family tradition of military service, he enlisted in the U.S. Marines. Two years later, he was in Iraq, on a combat deployment in the chaotic hotbed of Fallujah, providing security for an explosives disposal team, when an enemy mortar exploded just feet away from him. Only luck saved his life. Read the rest of this entry »
San Clemente, CA - Do you ride? This Sunday, stop by the SC Rider Supply shop to enjoy some music, food and fun prizes/giveaways from our auction to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Free gift bags to the first 50 bikes washed. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
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 »
“My wife was an expert in all things Semper Fi Fund before I even gained consciousness,” says Master Sergeant John Hayes, 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 - 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.
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.