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 »
2014 is just hours away – but before the midnight fireworks and celebrations, we want to remind you of a few ways you can end 2013 in style:
GIVE THE GIFT OF RECOVERY AND INDEPENDENCE: Your donation speeds the recovery process of a wounded veteran by bringing family to his or her bedside, and means independence in the form of adaptive equipment or vehicles to our recovering service members. Read the rest of this entry »
As 2013 comes to an end, we are grateful beyond words for the generosity of our supporters—and have some incredibly exciting news to share.
Donors like you have come together in a big way to support the Semper Fi Fund in our mission to serve those who serve us all: You’ve met the Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation matching donations challenge and pledged $2 million in this holiday season to support our efforts.
But wait: There’s more! The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has once again increased the maximum amount of the matching donations challenge. First, they doubled the $1 million GoDaddyTBRPF matching campaign to $2 million (Bob Parsons is the founder of GoDaddy)—and now they’ve upped the ante to $2.5 million! Read the rest of this entry »
San Clemente, CA - "Creations-by-Suzi Jewelry Show" is an in-home event to raise money for Semper Fi Fund and bring awareness to the needs of our military families.
100% of funds raised will be donated to Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
Wow. No, really—that’s it in a nutshell: Wow.
Because The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has doubled down on their commitment to the Semper Fi Fund: The $1 million matching campaign announced last month has just become a $2 million matching campaign. (Read the official press release.) Read the rest of this entry »
The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Steps Up with More $ to Match
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Dec. 9, 2013) –The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation is raising the stakes in order to help even more injured or critically ill military service personnel by doubling the matching fund limit from $1 million, up to $2 million to the Semper Fi Fund. This means donations through December 31 will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to another million. The initial charity drive in partnership with GoDaddy, has already reached its goal for $1 million in matching funds almost one month ahead of schedule. Read the rest of this entry »
San Clemente, CA - Suzi Burke is a 73-year-old mother of two, grandmother of six and great-grandmother of three. Speaking with her, one is immediately struck by a boundless energy and enthusiasm that most people one-half (or even one-third) her age can’t ever hope to match.
This spirit has enabled her and a veritable platoon of Marine wives to raise $96,000 for the Semper Fi Fund over the past five years by creating Read the rest of this entry »
Camp Lejeune, NC – The Semper Fi Fund will once again be hosting a "Burn Your Own Steak" night and fundraiser at the Marston Pavilion on MCB Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Come join us on May 3, 2014. There will be good food, a silent and special guests and speakers. Read the rest of this entry »