Kilcoyne’s Redwood Inn host Pig Roast and raffle to raise funds for injured service members and their families!

June 3, 2011

Wheeling, IL – Come out to Kilcoyne’s Redwood Inn on Saturday, June 4 and enjoy a Pig Roast buffet and bid on some great raffle items. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Semper Fi Fund to assist injured service members and their families. Raffle items include Cubs tickets, White Sox tickets, and cash prizes. Guest will also enjoy live music all day.

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Marine’s “Ride Across America” Finale

May 27, 2011

Bethany Beach, Ocean View, MD – United States Naval Academy alumni, Major Bill Conner (USMC) is cycling across America to raise funds for the Semper Fi Fund to support his fellow service members who have been injured. His epic ride, “Semper Fi Fund Ride Across America,” will come to its finale on Friday May 27, 2011 when Maj. Conner bikes from Annapolis, MD to Ocean View, DE. Read the rest of this entry »

Injured Princeton Marine is Guest of Honor for Memorial Day Parade, receives hero’s welcome and special gift from local Girl Scout troops

May 26, 2011

Princeton, MA – Local Princeton hero, Marine Lance Corporal Evan Reichenthal will be returning home on Memorial Day weekend to a hero’s welcome. This will be the first time Evan has been able to return home since he was injured in January while on foot patrol in Marjah, Afghanistan.

Evan will be arriving home in time for the Memorial Day parade in Princeton and has been asked to be the guest of honor for the parade. Local Girl Scout Troops from the Princeton area have raised $650 that they originally wanted to give to Evan. Evan, however, asked the Troops to give the money to the Semper Fi Fund in support of Evan, and they will present him with the donation during the parade. Evan’s little sister, a local Girl Scout will be presenting the donation with her leader.

Evan sustained injuries while his unit was conducting a mine sweep in Afghanistan. An IED (Improvised Explosive Device) exploded, blowing Evan twenty feet into the air. His injuries include the loss of his right leg below the knee, ligament and burn damage to his left leg and severe nerve damage to his left elbow and right hand. Evan is currently going through recovery and rehabilitation at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, DC.

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Brotherhood of Marine Corps Riders hosts 7th Annual Poker Run to benefit injured Marines

May 20, 2011

Temecula, CA -

Update:
The Brotherhood of Marine Corps Riders presented the Semper Fi Fund with a donation of $15,200 from the 7th Annual Poker Run! This donation brings their support to $62,000 over the past 5 years!!!

Thank you Brotherhood of Marine Corps Riders for your amazing support!

Brotherhood Of Marine Corps Riders 2011 check presentation

Brotherhood Of Marine Corps Riders 2011 present check to Semper Fi Fund!

The Brotherhood of Marine Corps Riders will host their 7th Annual Poker Run and Motorcycle Rally to benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund on Saturday May 21, 2011. For seven years this patriotic group of riders has been raising support and awareness for our wounded service members and their families. More than 100 riders are expected for this annual event. Highlights of the ride include Biker Games, live entertainment, tons of prizes and a good time for all the riders. Cash prizes will also be awarded to entries in best Bike & Hot Rod contest. Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi Fund Celebrates 7 Years of Serving Those Who Preserve Our Freedom!

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May 16, 2011

Camp Pendleton, CA – On May 17, 2011 the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund celebrates 7 years of supporting injured and critically ill service members and their families!
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Specially adapted vehicle to be presented to injured Marine at Jeff Gordon Chevrolet

May 11, 2011

Wilmington, NC -- On Thursday May 12, 2011 a specially adapted vehicle will be presented to Marine Corps Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Samuel Schoenheit, at Jeff Gordon Chevrolet in Wilmington.
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Marine’s Ride Across Americahas important mission on Mother’s Day

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May 6, 2011

Tulsa, OK- "Marine Major Bill Conner is cycling across America, to raise funds for his fellow service members. His ride, Semper Fi Fund Ride Across America, will make an important stop this weekend to honor one of his heroes, his mom." Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi Fund helps provide specially adapted home to injured Marine Corporal Jose “Daniel” Gasca

April 27, 2011

El Paso, TX–- "On Friday, April 29, 2011 at 8:30 am Homes for Our Troops, Inc. will be kicking of a 3-day “Build Brigade” in which hundreds of volunteers will begin construction on a specially adapted home for injured El Paso Marine, Corporal Jose “Daniel” Gasca and his family. The Semper Fi Fund is providing an Adaptive Housing Support Grant of $25,000 to be used towards the cost of the home."

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Semper Fi Fund helps provide two specially adapted homes to two injured Virginia Marines in as many weeks

April 7, 2011

Fredericksburg, V A– "For the second week in a row, the Semper Fi Fund will be taking part in the presentation of a specially adapted home to an injured Servicemember in the state of Virginia. Last weekend Cpl Josh Himan, USMC of Woodbridge was welcomed home to his newly adapted home made possible by the Northern Virginia Fuller Center for Housing and a $25,000.00 grant from the Semper Fi Fund. This weekend, the Semper Fi Fund will take part in another home presentation for Fredericksburg’s Sgt Kenny Lyon, USMC."

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Seventeen injured service members of Team Semper Fi to take part in this weekend’s Cooper River Bridge Run

March 31, 2011
Semper Fi Fund Supporter - 2011 Cooper River Bridge Run

Charleston, SC – "The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund will be sending 17 members of Team Semper Fi to take part in this weekend’s Cooper River Bridge Run. There will also be more that 40 Community Athletes. This will be the fifth year in a row, that the team has taken part in the race and enjoyed the hospitality of the citizens of Charleston and the run's organizers. "

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Semper Fi Fund Helps Welcome Home Injured Marine

March 31, 2011

Woodbridge, VA – "On Saturday, April 2nd the Northern Virginia Fuller Center for Housing, will be welcoming home Cpl. Joshua Himan to his newly modified home, specially adapted to meet his needs, after spending almost two years in the hospital ... A recent $25,000 grant from the Semper Fi Fund helped bring the project to its conclusion and allowed the Fuller Center to focus on completing the project on time. "

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Bob Barker Donates $2 Million to Semper Fi Fund to Help Injured Members of U.S. Armed Forces and Their Families!

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March 10, 2011
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Television personality Bob Barker who donated $2 million to the Semper Fi Fund poses with Karen Guenther, President, CEO and Founder of the Semper Fi Fund and Major General Mike Myatt, USMC (Retired) at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Station in Hollywood, CA on March 9, 2011. Photo: Craig T. Mathew/Mathew Imaging

Hollywood, CA – "Television personality Bob Barker has donated $2 million to the Semper Fi Fund to provide assistance to injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Barker, who was a fighter pilot during World War II, is hoping that his donation and support for our young Veterans will inspire others to give and commit to making sure that not one young Marine, Sailor, Airmen and Soldier or their family members are in need during their long-term recoveries."

 

 

 

 

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Bob Barker to Donate $2 Million to Semper Fi Fund to Help Injured Members of U.S. Armed Forces and Their Families!

Semper Fi Fund Supporter, Celebrity and WWII Veteran - Bob Barker
March 7, 2011
Semper Fi Fund Supporter, Celebrity and WWII Veteran - Bob BarkerTV Celebrity and WWII Fighter Pilot Bob Barker has announced that he will be donating $2 million to the Semper Fi Fund on March 9, 2011!

Hollywood, CA – "Television personality Bob Barker will donate $2 million to the Semper Fi Fund (SFF) to provide assistance to injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Barker, who was a fighter pilot during World War II, is hoping that his donation and support for our young Veterans will inspire others to give and commit to making sure that not one young Marine, sailor, airman and soldier or their family members are in need during their long-term recoveries."

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Twenty-five injured service members of Team Semper Fi to take part in Reedley’s “Blossom Bike Ride”

March 3, 2011
Team Semper Fi at the Blossom Ride

Reedley, CA — The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund will be sending 25 team members from Team Semper Fi to take part in this weekend's Reedley Lions Club's 22nd Annual Kings River Blossom Bike Ride.

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San Diego injured Marine to represent the Semper Fi Fund in TriWest’s “Shot at Glory” during Waste Management’s Phoenix Open

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February 1, 2011
Semper Fi Fund - MSgt Davey Lind, USMC (Ret)

San Diego, CA to Scottsdale, AZ – Double leg amputee, Master Sergeant (MSgt) Davey Lind, (USMC Ret.), will compete in the Phoenix Thunderbirds’ staging of Waste Management’s Phoenix Open and TriWest Healthcare Alliance’s Fourth Annual “Shot at Glory,” on the famous 16th hole at the The Player’s Championship (TPC) Scottsdale, Wednesday, February 2, 2011."

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