Veterans Day profile: Iraq War veteran BJ Ganem | Published on Nov 11th 2015 9:30AM | Link to Article As the nation honors military heroes on Veterans Day, is giving veterans a chance to share their stories and experiences. BJ Ganem is an Iraq War veteran and works with the Semper Fi Fund to help wounded service members transition back into civilian life. He’s also a strong supporter of #DayForTheBrave….

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Marine honors fallen friend with ‘Malcolm 200’ bike ride

BY JEFF GOLDBERG | ABC7 | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH 2015 QUANTICO, Va. (ABC7) — On this Veteran’s Day, US Marine Corps Major Matthew Kutilek got up at 3 to ride a bike 200 miles all in honor of his friend and fallen Marine, Lt. Dan Malcolm, who was killed by enemy sniper fire on November 10,…

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Cow Harbor Warriors Donate $75K to Help Local Veterans in Need

By PAIGE MCATEE (Patch Staff) | North Patch | November 11, 2015 | Link to Article The nonprofit Cow Harbor Warriors donated a total of $75,000 to local veteran organizations to help veterans in need during a ceremony at Huntington Town Hall on Monday. Cow Harbor Warriors, a veteran organization that honors and enables post 9/11 wounded veterans and…

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The Semper Fi Fund & The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation & GoDaddy Announce “10 Makes 20 Matching Challenge”

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, with support from GoDaddy, has announced the 10 Makes 20 Challenge – one of the largest matching campaigns in the history of veteran nonprofits. Through December 31, 2015, donations made to the Semper Fi Fund and Americas Fund will be matched by The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation,…

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This Nonprofit Organization Can Help Fill the Gaps

By Amy Bushatz | Spouse Buzz | November 07, 2015 | Link To Article Military life often comes with financial surprises, especially if your service member is ill or injured. It’s not just the big stuff like the initial medical problem, but those nagging, little day-to-day things that the military may not help cover but would make life…

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Vail Daily column: The giving season

By Butch Mazzuca | Vail Daily | November 8, 2015 | Link To Article The holiday season with all of its hoopla and attendant activities will soon be upon us. The ski mountains will open, we’ll be eating turkey and watching football on the last Thursday in November, friends and families will crisscross the nation, many will…

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Naval Academy grad to run in World Marathon Challenge

By Brandi Bottalico | Capital Gazette | November 6, 2015 | Link To Article Calum Ramm has a thing for running shoes. Although he goes through about a pair a month, he doesn’t like to throw them out.

Boot Camp to Boot Camp Mission Complete

By Melanie Speicher | Sidney Daily News | 12:24 pm – October 27th, 2015 | Link To Article PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. — An exhausted but happy bicyclist completed his mission of riding across the United States to benefit the Semper Fi Fund Monday afternoon, Oct. 26.

Marathon Training Helps Military Couple

By Meagan Fitzgerald | NBC Washington | | Oct 23, 2015 A local couple will run the Marine Corps Marathon together Sunday. They say the training has helped them through the challenges of war. News4’s Meagan Fitzgerald reports.