Marine Corps Marathon 2017

The Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the US and the world. It is the largest marathon in the world that doesn’t offer prize money, earning its nickname, “The People’s Marathon.” Our Semper Fi Fund Family will host a team of 800 runners, all raising funds and awareness for our wounded, critically…

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The Warrior Rides Again

FIVE-AND-A-HALF YEARS AGO, IN JANUARY OF 2012, MARINE CORPS GUNNERY SGT. THOMAS McRAE STEPPED ON A 20-LB. IED. Since becoming a triple amputee after stepping on an Afghani bomb, one Marine is making moves to get back in the saddle. G.R. Schiavino “Both of my legs got blown off above the knee, and then my left arm…

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Thank you to our amazing volunteers!

During this National Volunteer Month, we would like to thank our Semper Fi Fund volunteers.  The generous outpouring of time and talent helps make sure our service members and their families are cared for and honored. Our community of volunteers are priceless in all aspects of our operations, from casework to events. We have volunteers who cook pancake breakfasts for our wounded and cheer…

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3rd Annual Semper Fi Fund Beat the Bridge

10K/5K and One Mile Fun Run This year will be the 3rd annual Beat the Bridge 10K, 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Run held in Jacksonville, NC. Last year’s event was a great success! We more than doubled the number of participants from our inaugural year. This year, we are on track to welcome one…

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3 Ways To Share The Love

1. Share the love by telling the stories of our wounded, critically ill and injured service members and their families: Meet Sierra and Jae. They met in college and married several years later. Jae was just so witty, so outgoing, so funny. Sierra couldn’t resist being around him. Her heart sank when she learned of his…

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Semper Fi Bowl

Make a “Semper Fi Bowl” available for donations at your watch party!     As we gather around our TVs to watch the Patriots and the Falcons fight it out, you can help those who are “still in the fight” after being injured while serving our country. Thank you for supporting the Semper Fi Fund’s wounded,…

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A Big Idea for the Big Game

If you’re hosting (or attending) a party on February 5 to watch the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons battle for the NFL Championship, why not follow in the footsteps of Paul and Stephanie DeSimone? The DeSimones — a Gold Star family from southern California (Stephanie lost her first husband in the 9/11 attack…

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Making it Work

AmeriForce Media | by Bianca Strzalkowski | January 18, 2017 | Link to Article One military spouse fulfills a need for returning service members.. When wars began in Iraq and Afghanistan, no one forecasted what to expect from service members returning to American soil — or, what overwhelming price would be paid by those answering that…

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Win Art and Help Vets

Donate and be entered to WIN! To one lucky winner, goes this framed artwork by Fabio Napoleoni, titled “A Fond American Past Time”. Framed to the max by Stacks Custom Framing & Fine Art, with 100% of the ticket sales going to the Semper Fi Fund. Tickets are $20 each or get 7 tickets for…

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Marine Corps Marathon 2016

The Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the US and the world and is the largest marathon in the world that doesn’t offer prize money, earning its nickname, “The People’s Marathon.”   Our Semper Fi Fund Family will host a team of 800 runners, all raising funds and awareness for our…

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