1 Marine, 12 Races, 12 Months, 1,200 Miles

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October 17, 2014

“I didn't expect the outflowing of emotion and support as a result of my quest,” says retired Marine Captain Felicia Wilkerson. “I don't consider myself that remarkable, this is just what I do. I run.”

Felicia’s modesty aside, her quest really is quite remarkable: Her goal is to participate in one distance race each month for a full year, with an expected total distance of about 1,200 miles. She’s taking on this personal challenge—which she calls the 12for12for1200—in order to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund and Read the rest of this entry »

Come Join Us After the Marine Corps Marathon on Charity Hill!

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October 15, 2014

On race day for the 2014 Marine Corps Marathon the Semper Fi Fund will have its usual tent on Charity Hill (near the Bell Tower and finish line.) We hope that you and your family/friends will stop by after the race so that we can thank you for Running for the Fund! There will be food, drink and massage therapists on-hand, along with the warm camaraderie that embraces our wonderful team, so be sure to stop by! Read the rest of this entry »

Air Station Shootout High School Lacrosse Tournament 2015

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October 14, 2014

Irvine, CA - This January, Victory Lacrosse, the premier lacrosse and leadership development organization in the United States will host its second annual Lacrosse Tournament. Orange County high school teams will take part in this super fun and exciting game. Proceeds from this tournament will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Air Station Shootout High School Lacrosse Tournament 2015

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October 14, 2014

Irvine, CA - This January, Victory Lacrosse, the premier lacrosse and leadership development organization in the United States will host its second annual Lacrosse Tournament. Orange County high school teams will take part in this super fun and exciting game. Proceeds from this tournament will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Air Station Shootout High School Lacrosse Tournament 2015

airstation_2015
October 14, 2014

Irvine, CA - This January, Victory Lacrosse, the premier lacrosse and leadership development organization in the United States will host its second annual Lacrosse Tournament. Orange County high school teams will take part in this super fun and exciting game. Proceeds from this tournament will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Limo Patriot Ride 2015

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October 14, 2014

Las Vegas, NV - Limousine industry operators and vendors will take to Las Vegas’ Valley of Fire on the inaugural Limo Patriot Ride, to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Vet groups raise $15K for disabled

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October 14, 2014

The Island Now | Posted: Thursday, October 9, 2014 1:58 pm | BY RICHARD TEDESCO | Link to Article

Members of Williston Park American Legion Post 144 and Marine Corps League Detachment 614 raised more than $15,000 for the Semper Fi Fund to support disabled veterans at a fundraising dinner last Saturday night at the Williston Park legion post on Willis Avenue.

“The results were outstanding. It exceeded our expectations,” said Vincent Annunziata, commander of New Hyde Park-Port Washington Marine Corps League Detachment 614. Read the rest of this entry »

2014 Warrior Games: Medals and Memories

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October 10, 2014

When more than 200 service members from all branches of the military gather to test each other’s skills in seven sports (archery, swimming, shooting, cycling, track and field, sitting volleyball, and wheelchair basketball), the result is a level of competition that is both intense and inspiring -- and memories that will last a lifetime.

“The 2014 Warrior Games have come and gone,” said Semper Fi Fund Chairman and CEO Karen Guenther, “but for everyone who competed in Colorado Springs, and for everyone who cheered on the competitors, the excitement and inspiration will never be forgotten.” Read the rest of this entry »

Thi Linh Wernau Artist Reception – YOU. ARE. BEAUTIFUL.

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October 9, 2014

Charlestown, MA - Artist Thi Linh Wernau has an ongoing series of photographs and film to honor and help wounded veterans. If you are in the Boston area, you're invited to attend an art opening reception on October 15. The exhibition "YOU. ARE. BEAUTIFUL. - A Tribute to Warriors" will feature 35 photographs from a series intended to honor the sacrifice of our wounded veterans, empower them with a vehicle for voice through art and inspire and help other veterans in need. Read the rest of this entry »

Life Lock Supports the Semper Fi Fund

October 9, 2014

LifeLock, Inc - LifeLock® identity theft protection provides you with more protection than credit monitoring alone, and watches out for you in ways banks and credit card companies don’t.

It’s proactive and industry-leading identity theft protection for today’s always-connected world. Read the rest of this entry »

Army child recognized at Warrior Games

Stetson Bardfield is surprised as he is presented with his own Action Track Chair Oct. 2, 2014, at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado, Colo. After the gold medal sitting volleyball match at the Warrior Games, Bardfield went to help present medals to the athletes and instead was gifted with the all-terrain wheelchair. He is the son of Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Shai Bardfield. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jette Carr)
October 6, 2014

Defense Media Activity - Air Force | Story by Senior Airman Jette Carr | October 4, 2014 17:00 | Link to Article

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Semper Fi Fund and the Fisher House Foundation presented a military child with a special donation after the Warrior Games sitting volleyball competition Oct. 2. Read the rest of this entry »

2014 Marine Corps Marathon Health and Fitness Expo by GE

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October 6, 2014

Washington, DC -- The Semper Fi Fund will be hosting a booth at the 2014 Marine Corps Marathon Health and Fitness Expo by GE!

Please stop by our booth and say hello to SFF staff and volunteers....and pick up some great promotional material! Read the rest of this entry »

Norm’s Memorial Golf Tournament

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October 6, 2014

La Mesa, CA - Golf tournament to honor Norm Kleinebreil, owner of Norm's Cocktails, LaMesa, CA and to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Norm, who passed away on July 7, 2014, was a retired MSGT, USMC, and a respected and loved member of the community. Read the rest of this entry »

10th Annual Cherry Run 4 Charity 5K

October 6, 2014

Burke, VA - The Cherry Run Elementary School PTA is organizing a family friendly 5K race to support the Semper Fi Fund. Following the 5K race at 8:30am, there will be kids fun run.

Come on out and enjoy the beautiful fall weather and support a wonderful cause.

Saturday, October 18
8:30 am – 5K Run/Walk
9:30 am – Kids Fun Run

Start and Finish at Cherry Run Elementary School
9732 Ironmaster Drive
Burke, VA 22015

Click here to register for the race.
PLEASE NOTE: Runners who register on or after Oct. 14 are not guaranteed race t-shirts.

Olde Homestead Harvest Classic

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October 6, 2014

New Tripoli, PA - This is a three day event starting on Saturday with multiple mini tournaments and ending on Monday with contests on the 18-hole course. All of the proceeds from these contests will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »