The Long Trail Home

February 3, 2014

Camp Lejeune, NC to Camp Pendleton, CA - Matt Littrell a former Marine Infantryman, has created an incredible fundraiser to benefit the Semper Fi Fund that will take him from Camp Lejeune, NC to Camp Pendleton, CA on horseback.

His goal is to raise awareness about our mission while raising funds to assist our wounded and ill service members and their families. To learn more about Matt and his 2 mustangs, please visit his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Thelongtrailhome and to donate, please visit his fundraising page http://fundraising.semperfifund.org/fundraise?fcid=249300 Read the rest of this entry »

Support the Semper Fi Fund on Sunday with a “Semper Fi Bowl!”

January 31, 2014

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Across America - As you gather with family and friends this weekend to watch the game, consider supporting our service members and their families by having a "Semper Fi Bowl" out at your party to help raise awareness and support for our mission. Simply print out the flyer to your right and tape it to the inside of a "donation bowl" and help us serve those who preserve our freedoms!

Enjoy the game!!

BJ Ganem and Dan Lasko on ESPN

January 30, 2014

Camp Pendleton, CA - Our own B.J. Ganem and Cpl. Dan Lasko, USMC (Ret.) joined ESPN's "Outside the Lines" to discuss their involvement in the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team and their game against former NFL players and 9/11 first-responders!

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BJ Ganem Talks about the Semper Fi Fund on David Letterman Show

January 29, 2014

Camp Pendleton, CA - Our own B.J. Ganem appeared on the David Letterman show last night to discuss the Semper Fi Fund and his involvement in the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team and their upcoming game!

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Father and son team reach the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to support the Semper Fi Fund!

January 28, 2014

Tanzania, Africa (UPDATE) – We are happy to report that father and son team, Mark and Marine Sergeant Brad Dixon, have made the incredible hike to the peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro in support of the Semper Fi Fund! Their efforts are to raise $1 for each foot to the summit elevation - $19,341 - for our wounded and critically ill service members and the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Oh Doctor Shirt Promotion

January 27, 2014

Event Location: Online - www.teespring.com/ohdoctor - To honor the late, Jerry Coleman, an American hero and a San Diego baseball icon, Friarhood.com has designed a special t shirt with 100 % of the proceeds going to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Please log on to www.teespring.com/ohdoctor to purchase these iconic t shirts. Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrate Sochi 2014

January 27, 2014

Snowbird, UT - After your day of skiing at the beautiful Snowbird Ski Resort, join in some Après-Ski fun at the Tram Club http://www.snowbird.com/dining/tram-club/. Read the rest of this entry »

U.S. Olympic Committee announces dates for 2014 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte

January 26, 2014

By Beth Bourgeois | Jan. 24, 2014, 10:45 a.m. (ET) | Link to article
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Today U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced that the 2014 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte will take place Sept. 28-Oct. 4 utilizing venues at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Read the rest of this entry »

El Guapo Bitters

January 25, 2014

New Orleans, LA - El Guapo Bitters & Big Easy Barmaceuticals have pledged to donate 10% of ALL profits towards supporting the Semper Fi Fund. To learn more about El Guapo Bitters and to purchase their products, please visit www.elguapobitters.com. Read the rest of this entry »

10th Annual Poker Run Hot Rod & Motorcycle Rally

January 23, 2014

Temecula, CA – The Brotherhood of Marine Riders would like to invite everyone to join in their continued support of the Semper Fi Fund by attending their 10th Annual Poker Run on May 17, 2014. The event has expanded to include a Hot Rod Show and Biker Games, along with a change in venue to accommodate a larger crowd. Read the rest of this entry »

An Evening with the Semper Fi Fund at the World Trade Center, NYC

January 23, 2014

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New York, NY - The Semper Fi Fund will be hosting its annual NYC invitational "Evening with the Semper Fi Fund" where our supporters and those we support come together for an intimate evening, full of special guests who share our passion for our mission and those we serve.

Held annually to discuss our mission and raise awareness of the challenges our service members and their families face, the Evening with the Semper Fi Fund is a wonderful opportunity for those who "can make a difference" to gather together and discuss strategies for success. Read the rest of this entry »

Corporal Eric Lyons, USMC (Ret.)

January 21, 2014

Now retired from the Marine Corps, Corporal Eric Lyons grew up in Novi, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. He played football and lacrosse in high school and was 20 when he enlisted in the Corps.

He served with the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines (the 2/9, known as Hell in a Helmet) based out of Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, and was an infantryman with Fox Company. Read the rest of this entry »

Aloha—Semper Fi Style

January 21, 2014

Kailua, Hawaii - “Aloha” in the Hawaiian language means affection, peace, compassion and mercy—all qualities that are found in abundance among those who work with, volunteer for and are helped by the Semper Fi Fund.

All qualities, too, that are found in abundance at the monthly Semper Fi Fund spouses’ dinners held at various restaurants around Hawaii’s Oahu island, Read the rest of this entry »

2014 NIOSC Okinawa Golf Tournament

January 19, 2014

Okinawa, Japan – For the second year in a row, the North Island Officers' Spouses' Club of Okinawa is hosting a Golf Tournament to benefit the Semper Fi Fund at the Taiyo Golf Course.

This event is open to all ranks and to the public. Lunch will be included and prizes will be awarded. Read the rest of this entry »

Cooper River Bridge Run 2014

January 17, 2014

Charleston, SC – The Cooper River Bridge Run is a world-class 10-K in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. The Semper Fi Fund is excited about participating again this year and we would love to have you join our team! Read the rest of this entry »