By Beth Bourgeois | Jan. 24, 2014, 10:45 a.m. (ET) | Link to article
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Today U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced that the 2014 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte will take place Sept. 28-Oct. 4 utilizing venues at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Read the rest of this entry »
Temecula, CA – The Brotherhood of Marine Riders would like to invite everyone to join in their continued support of the Semper Fi Fund by attending their 10th Annual Poker Run on May 17, 2014. The event has expanded to include a Hot Rod Show and Biker Games, along with a change in venue to accommodate a larger crowd. Read the rest of this entry »
New York, NY - The Semper Fi Fund will be hosting its annual NYC invitational "Evening with the Semper Fi Fund" where our supporters and those we support come together for an intimate evening, full of special guests who share our passion for our mission and those we serve.
Held annually to discuss our mission and raise awareness of the challenges our service members and their families face, the Evening with the Semper Fi Fund is a wonderful opportunity for those who "can make a difference" to gather together and discuss strategies for success. Read the rest of this entry »
Kailua, Hawaii - “Aloha” in the Hawaiian language means affection, peace, compassion and mercy—all qualities that are found in abundance among those who work with, volunteer for and are helped by the Semper Fi Fund.
All qualities, too, that are found in abundance at the monthly Semper Fi Fund spouses’ dinners held at various restaurants around Hawaii’s Oahu island, Read the rest of this entry »
Okinawa, Japan – For the second year in a row, the North Island Officers' Spouses' Club of Okinawa is hosting a Golf Tournament to benefit the Semper Fi Fund at the Taiyo Golf Course.
This event is open to all ranks and to the public. Lunch will be included and prizes will be awarded. Read the rest of this entry »
Charleston, SC – The Cooper River Bridge Run is a world-class 10-K in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. The Semper Fi Fund is excited about participating again this year and we would love to have you join our team! Read the rest of this entry »
Lodi, CA – Please join the Vineyard Christian Middle School Warriors, Lodi Christian School and Jim Elliot Christian High School in honoring Petty Officer Garrett Hilscher and all the other warriors serving our country in a two mile run/walk around beautiful Lodi Lake. This event will conclude a three month fundraising campaign that the students and parents have organized. The Semper Fi Fund sincerely appreciates their continued support. Read the rest of this entry »
Hughesville, MD – The Proud Few Motorcycle Club is hosting their annual fundraiser once again to benefit the Semper Fi Fund!
The fundraiser will take place on March 22, 2014 at the American Legion Jameson-Harrison Post #238 in Hughesville, MD. Read the rest of this entry »
Tracy, CA - Challenge yourself with the first obstacle run with modified obstacles for all levels of fitness. There will be a 5k and a 10k course with two levels of obstacles at each site and elite waves for those in top competitive fitness. "Elite Waves" are limited to 200 participants and will have the opportunity to win $300 in cash prize and Great American Hero bragging rights! Read the rest of this entry »
Baltimore, MD - There will be a 24-hour lacrosse game benefiting wounded service members. The event seeks to educate communities about the challenges Veterans face and connects with service members while rallying to support organizations that are helping our nation’s heroes via the common bond of lacrosse. Participants play on one of two teams (Stars or Stripes) during a particular time slot with others of similar age and skill level. Other organizations benefiting are WWP and Army Ranger Lead the Way Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
Grayson Kamm | CBS WTSP TV, 10 News | 12:28 PM, Jan 9, 2014 | Link to Article
Tampa, Florida -- A special home in the works since last year has been turned over to its new owner, a Marine who lost both of his legs in Afghanistan.
Sergeant Mike Nicholson is moving into a smart home with incredible technology that you helped build.
After two-and-a-half years of recovery and pain, Read the rest of this entry »
San Diego, CA - “Jerry Coleman helped win six World Series and one World War.”
That statement alone, part of a moving tribute to Jerry made by broadcaster Keith Olbermann (view it here on YouTube), would be a remarkable obituary in and of itself, but it just scratches the surface of trying to describe the life of a truly amazing man and a highly decorated Marine pilot. Read the rest of this entry »
St. Augustine FL – The Leathernecks MC International will be hosting a fun motorcycle raffle to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. From February 1, 2014 to May 1, 2014, various chapters of the LMCI will be raffling off tickets to a fantastic 2014 Harley-Davidson Street Glide. 100% of the net proceeds will go to the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »