San Onofre Beach at Camp Pendleton, CA - This annual family event centers around a 32, 2 person team, Bocce tournament. Join us for a full day of fun with food, drinks and a killer surf spot. For more info, please contact Carly or Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read the rest of this entry »
Wounded Marine Rob Jones' quest to raise $1 million for charities that supported his recovery
Bar Harbor, ME to San Diego, CA - Rob Jones has never taken the easy route. So it was no surprise that the U.S. Paralympian and combat-wounded retired Marine chose Bar Harbor, Maine, as the starting point for his epic cross-country cycling trek. He began his adventure back on October 14th and is now making his way down the coast to the sandy beaches of Southern California. He's due to complete his journey at Camp Pendleton, CA on April 12th - the perfect place for a Marine veteran to be welcomed by fellow Marines after cycling over 5,000 miles! Read the rest of this entry »
Boston, MA - The Semper Fi Fund and its America's Fund Program had a heartwarming reunion dinner with our friends in Boston this past week.
The reunion started with the Celtics' owners hosting our Veterans to amazing court side seats for their Wednesday night game against the Toronto Raptors the night before the dinner. It was an amazing experience and, once again, we were welcomed Read the rest of this entry »
Boston, MA - Siobhan Cooper and her husband Ted had just returned home to Boston after a red-eye flight following a friend’s wedding. They arrived back in their apartment in the Fenway area of the city and laid down to rest at about 2:30 p.m.
Minutes later, their cell phones began buzzing and ringing with calls from concerned friends and family members asking Siobhan and Ted if they were all right. Read the rest of this entry »
We hope you’ve been reading about the incredible adventure of Lieutenant Colonel William Conner—the 40-year-old Hawaii-based Marine who raised money for the Semper Fi Fund on March 9 by running a marathon … in Antarctica.
Bill’s fundraising goal was initially $17,750, to honor the USMC being founded in 1775. He raised his goal to $53,250 (17,750 x 3) and as of this writing is just over $46,000. His other goal was to reach 239 individual donors; Read the rest of this entry »
Vista, CA – Please join us for a great day of golf, entertainment, and dinner in support of our injured warriors and the Semper Fi Fund through the Annual Semper Fi Open Golf Tournament at the Shadowridge Golf Club to benefit the Semper Fi Fund on June 23, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »
On Sept. 13, 2011, Lance Corporal Kevin Honaker of the U.S. Marines was performing his mission of locating and deactivating IEDs (improvised explosive devices) in Afghanistan when one unexpectedly exploded beneath him, causing irreversible damage and forcing doctors to amputate both of his legs. Read the rest of this entry »
Cheltenham, PA – Presentation Parish will host the third annual Comedy Hour and Night at the Races in support of the Semper Fi Fund and our wounded, ill and injured service members. This will be a night filled with hilarious comedy, video horse races, games of chance and great food. Read the rest of this entry »
Jacksonville, NC - This fantastic team consists of experts in all areas of home purchase, rehabilitation, construction and sale. Together they are working to improve the quality of the homes available in the Jacksonville, NC area while benefiting the Semper Fi Fund. Carolina Quality Homes will donate $250 from each home sale to the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
Skylla Engineering presents 2014 Cooper River Bridge Run Pasta Dinner to Support the Semper Fi Fund!March 20, 2014
Mount Pleasant, SC - Join us from 5:30PM - 8:30Pm on Friday, April 4th for a past dinner in support of the Semper Fi Fund and the 2014 Cooper River Bridge Run! 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Semper Fi Fund and our injured military heroes! Read the rest of this entry »
Champion Golfer Cristie Kerr Tees Off Support for Semper Fi Fund with The Bob & Renee Parsons FoundationMarch 20, 2014
GoDaddy Founder’s Charitable Foundation to Match Kerr’s LPGA Tour Winnings
PHOENIX, AZ, (March 20, 2014) – When Cristie Kerr tees off today at the JTBC Founders Cup, she’ll be competing for much more than a trophy. Semper Fi Fund is thrilled to announce that The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation will match 100 percent of Kerr’s 2014 LPGA Tour winnings, dollar-for-dollar, as a donation Read the rest of this entry »
Mobile, AL – Carpet Specialist of Mobile are using carpet remnants to make custom-made rugs. They hope to sell at least one of these unique handmade rugs a month and donate the proceeds to the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
San Marcos, CA - Come on out and join the MRC team as they host this second annual golf tournament to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Get ready for some fun, sun, pars, birdies, & eagles! Read the rest of this entry »
Swanny's Handmade Wooden Items - Wonderful friend of the Fund, Maj Shawn Swanson, USMC (ret), is back at work using his creativity and woodworking skill to raise money for our wounded and critically ill service members and their families. Read the rest of this entry »