Fallbrook’s ‘Hammerin Hank’ runs for Semper Fi Fund; retired Marine’s goal is to run 25 marathons in 2014

June 15, 2014

Fallbrook Bonstall Village News | Issue 24, Volume 18 | Thursday, June 12th, 2014 | Debbie Ramsey, Managing Editor | Link to Article

When 58-year-old ‘Hammerin Hank’ sets his mind to do something, the retired Marine Corps veteran gets it accomplished. Colonel Hank Donigan, a Fallbrook resident since 2003, plans to run a total of 25 marathons this year to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund.

His goal is to raise a total of $25,077 by the end of those races. Donigan breaks it down to $1,000 per race with an extra $77 to signify the year (1977) he graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. Read the rest of this entry »

A Tribute to Our Fathers

June 13, 2014

We know them as incredible heroes—service members from all branches who have sacrificed so much on behalf of us all. Their kids know them as a different kind of hero—dad. We’d like to take this opportunity to give a special Father’s Day salute to just a few of the many incredible fathers we’ve been so fortunate to help over the years. Read the rest of this entry »

Bell Ford – Drive for a Patriot

June 11, 2014

Phoenix, AZ - Bell Ford is at it again this year. They will match dollar for dollar, any donation made for every test drive and vehicle sold during the promotional period. Donations will go directly to supporting the Semper Fi Fund. So stop in to Bell Ford, have fun test driving some cool cars while donation to a great cause. Read the rest of this entry »

Kallie Shoes

June 11, 2014

Kallie Shoes is a women’s footwear brand, hand-made by talented artisans. Started by the wife of an active duty Marine, Kallie Shoes deeply appreciates our active duty military, veterans, and their families. They believe it is extremely important to give back to the military community which is why 10% of the Kallie Shoes’ profits will be donated to the Semper Fi Fund in support of our wounded and ill service members and their families. Read the rest of this entry »

Caspar Placke’s Eagle Scout Project

June 5, 2014

Castle Rock, CO – Caspar Placke’s Eagle Scout Project is a detailed plan to raise funds for the Semper Fi Fund with a goal of $12,500, which is the cost of an Action Track Chair. Also, part of his project is to share the Semper Fi Fund mission and to remind everyone of the continuing needs of our wounded, injured, and ill Service Members. He has coordinated his efforts with the Castle Rock Economic Development Council, the Castle Rock Town Council, and the race organizers for the Castle Rock Half Marathon. Read the rest of this entry »

The San Diego Padres Support the Semper Fi Fund in throughout the month of June and into July

June 3, 2014

San Diego, CA - The San Diego Padres have selected the Semper Fi Fund as a charity partner for their upcoming home stand from June 2 through July 6. As part of being a charity partner, the Padres have set up a ticket link where Semper Fi Fund supporters can go to purchase tickets to all Padres home games between 6/2 and 7/6 (*excluding 6/21) to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Still in the Fight

May 28, 2014

Still In The Fight takes you into the heart of 3 American heroes who have been severely injured in combat, and their rise physically & mentally to their new normal.

This film takes you on an emotional roller coaster of combat, compassion, patriotism, and healing. Still In The Fight portrays the true spirit of an American warrior, his love of country, and his road to recovery....Positive personal stories of wounded warriors that are now far from the battlefield, but are still in the fight. Read the rest of this entry »

MCAA Marion E. Carl Squadron 5th Annual 1000 Springs Ranch Golf Scramble

May 28, 2014

San Diego, CA - The MCAA's Marion E. Carl Squadron will hold its 5th Annual 1000 Springs Ranch Golf Scramble on September 12, 2014 at the Sea 'N' Air Golf Club of Naval Air Station North Island. San Diego, CA. Read the rest of this entry »

MCAA Marion E. Carl Squadron Social to benefit the Semper Fi Fund

May 28, 2014

MCAS Mirimar, CA - The MCAA's Marion E. Carl Squadron will be holding a Social to benefit the Semper Fi Fund on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 16:00 to 19:00 (4 p.m. to 7 p.m. - stay later if you’d like!) at the MCAS Miramar Officer's Club, Main Bar & Patio. Read the rest of this entry »

18th Annual Warrior Charity Golf Tournament

May 23, 2014

Fallbrook, CA - The Fallbrook Football Boosters Inc is having their 18th Annual Warrior Charity Golf Tournament. This fun event will not only consist of golf, but you'll get a chance to snag some great items from their auction while enjoying a delicious meal and finish up with some dancing.

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Memorial Day

May 23, 2014

Dear Semper Fi Fund Family and Friends,

Monday is Memorial Day, a time when we come together as a country to remember the men and women of the armed forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of us all.

It’s a day on which our nation experiences a great many emotions. We cry for those we have lost, and we make it a point to spend some time with those we love Read the rest of this entry »

Team Osprey Annual Meeting

May 22, 2014

Wilmington, NC - Team Osprey is a Bell-Boeing led organization made up of industry and government participants dedicated to enhancing the production, fielding, sustainment, and operational effectiveness of the MV-22 and CV-22 Osprey Tiltrotor aircraft and their users. Team Osprey will hold its annual membership meeting at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside June 3 - 5, 2014.

The opening reception on June 3rd will include a fundraiser with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Semper Fi Fund with a fantastic opportunity to show support for our wounded and critically ill service members and their families. Read the rest of this entry »

PowerPhone at APCO 2014

May 22, 2014

New Orleans, LA - Come visit PowerPhone at APCO 2014 Expo - BOOTH #635 and learn about their support for the Semper Fi Fund as they raise funds for our wounded and critically ill service members and their families. Read the rest of this entry »

PowerPhone at NENA-2014

May 22, 2014

Nashville, TN - Come visit PowerPhone at the NENA 2014 Conference & Expo - BOOTH #611 and learn about their support for the Semper Fi Fund as they raise funds for our wounded and critically ill service members and their families. PowerPhone will make a $25 donation to the Semper Fi Fund for each Total Response demonstration conducted at NENA. To book your demo, please visit: http://www2.powerphone.com/NENA2014 Read the rest of this entry »

Elizabeth Stampede

May 22, 2014

Elizabeth, CO - Come on down and enjoy the Community Rodeo. Stop by the Semper Fi Fund table and meet Jim Littrell, father of Matt from the fantastic fundraiser, Long Trail Home https://www.facebook.com/Thelongtrailhome, learn more about the Fund. For more information, please visit their website http://elizabethstampede.com/community-rodeo/ Read the rest of this entry »