Anaheim, CA - Come support the 6th Annual Safety Heroes Benefit Concert and enjoy a fun filled night of music courtesy of Ted Nugent, as we show some love and support to our wounded warriors. Read the rest of this entry »
Carlsbad, CA – In honor of Memorial Day, 50 - 75 individuals will be completing the Hero WOD "Murph." This WOD "Workout of the Day" is in memory of Lt. Michael Murph, Navy Seal, KIA. Registration is $35 and proceeds go directly to support the Semper Fi Fund. For more info, please email Sara Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read the rest of this entry »
Costa Mesa, CA – Mia & Dino Sabini will be hosting a lemonade stand each weekend during the months of May and June 2014 to raise funds for the Semper Fi Fund. If you're in their area, stop by and enjoy some yummy lemonade while supporting a great cause. For more info, please email Michele at email@example.com.
Spring, TX – In honor of Memorial Day, Giammalva Racquet Club is hosting an annual Memorial Day Tennis Mixer on Monday, May 26th from 8:30 am -11:00 am to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. This mixer is for members and non-members of all levels of play. There are no fees to participate, but donations are welcomed. Read the rest of this entry »
New York, NY - From May 19th through the 27th, Mercedes-Benz of Manhattan will be donating $100 to the Semper Fi Fund for every car sold during NYC's Fleet Week! If you're in the market for a Mercedes, please stop by their location while the offer is valid and support our mission at the same time! Read the rest of this entry »
Since 2004, the Semper Fi Fund has given more than 71,500 grants to post-9/11 service members and their families for a wide range of assistance, totaling more than $91 million. While the numbers are impressive, they’re just the smallest part of what we’ve accomplished. Read the rest of this entry »
National - This Memorial Day weekend, nationally syndicated radio talk show host, Hugh Hewitt, will be hosting a special on the Semper Fi Fund as we celebrate a Decade of Dedication supporting our wounded, critically-ill and injured service members and their families. Hugh will be talking to our service members about their injuries, their recoveries and the assistance they've received from the Semper Fi Fund. Our President/CEO and Founder, Karen Guenther, will also be on the show with several of our staff, Read the rest of this entry »
There are a lot of ways to help raise money for the Semper Fi Fund that we’ve posted to our fundraising page—but none of them involve kayaking 2,552 miles from one end of the Mississippi River to the other.
That’s exactly what Marine Corporal Nic Doucette is planning to do beginning May 31, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »
Conway, AR – Hayden Williams and Justin Adkisson are asking for personal and corporate pledges for every birdie recorded by their team during a three day golf tournament. The Golf Pro at the Conway Country Club will validate every birdie made. Read the rest of this entry »
Nokesville, VA – Two brothers, both Army veterans, will host their 6th Annual Stars and Stripes Charity Softball Tournament. They are looking for 8 teams for this COED tournament which will be one day only and every team is guaranteed to play three games. Read the rest of this entry »
Aliso Viejo CA - Are you a big Hockey fan? Be sure to come out and watch the Patriots Hockey team face off against the Anaheim Police Departments' SoCal Leafs in an exciting Ice hockey game to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
Oceanside, CA - As a way of showing our appreciation for our military families, the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce wants to invite you to enjoy a day of festivities at "Operation Appreciation." Come enjoy free food, music and lots of games and activities for kids. Please stop by the Semper Fi Fund booth near the band shell and eating area. Read the rest of this entry »
Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan – The 3rd annual Wet and Wild 5k Fun Run/Walk will involve members of the military community in Okinawa, Japan.
25% of the funds raised will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
North Port, FL - This event is designed to show our love and appreciation for the US troops and everything they do to keep us safe and protected. The list of participants below have all donated their books and/or money to help bring this event to life; for that I offer a sincere and heartfelt "THANK YOU." The money donated has been spent to purchase the grand prize offered below with the remainder of the money to be donated directly to the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
By Amanda Causey | Link to Article
This story begins in the spring of 2003 when the U.S. military mission Operation Iraqi Freedom began. The engagement’s first wave of wounded Marines and sailors landed at Camp Pendleton, a U.S. Marine Corps Base in California. There, Karen Guenther, a registered nurse and spouse of an active-duty Marine, saw firsthand the challenges they faced as they returned from Iraq. Read the rest of this entry »