Being there for Boston

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…

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In Any Clime and Place – Even Antarctica!

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…

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On Wisconsin: Little paddling experience but plenty of heart

March 16, 2014 9:00 am • BARRY ADAMS | Wisconsin State Journal | | 608-252-6148 | Link to article HELENVILLE, WI — Nic Doucette is organized, in shape and determined. And by the time he heads back to classes at UW-Whitewater next fall, he should also be an expert with a paddle. His real…

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SI Now: Semper Fi Fund helps veterans heal through sports

MORE SPORTS | Posted: 2014/03/04 | Source: SI | Link to Video On Tuesday’s SI Now, BJ Ganem and Cedric King of the Semper Fi Fund discuss how Team Semper Fi backed their personal and athletic goals, playing Wounded Warrior Football with NFL stars, and how sports help people heal.

Wounded Marine getting a smart home

By JOHN DAVIDSON | Gadsden Times | February 26, 2014 | Link to Article JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — The next steps toward helping a wounded U.S. Marine become independent happened as organizers from various charities broke ground at the site of his future home. Retired Sgt. Ben Tomlinson of Jacksonville served in the Marines in the…

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The Semper Fi Fund Announces The Peter Murphy Semper Fi Fund Sports Program

New Name Honors Longtime Semper Fi Fund Board Member and Counsel to the Commandant of the Marine Corps February 17, 2014 (Camp Pendleton, CA) – Team Semper Fi and Team America’s Fund—two athletic programs for wounded service members who have embraced the spirit of recovery through sport—have been consolidated

Team Semper Fi shreds Tahoe with Disabled Sports and US Paralympic Club

Tahoe Daily Tribune | Staff Report | Link to Article TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Disabled Sports USA Far West hosted an adaptive ski event Jan. 24-26 for Team Semper Fi, a group of disabled service men and women. Team Semper Fi members received high-level training from former and current Olympic and Paralympic athletes through a partnership…

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