Forever changed by bombings, couple remains “Boston Strong”

April 15, 2015

CBS Evening News | Don Dahler | APRIL 15, 2015, 8:26 PM | Link to Article and Video

BOSTON -- On April 15, 2013, Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes had been married seven months when they stopped to watch the Boston Marathon. Their lives were changed forever by the homemade bombs that exploded at the finish line. Read the rest of this entry »

Swans Creek Patriotic 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

April 14, 2015

Dumfries, VA - Swans Creek Elementary School is hosting its annual 5K and 1 mile fun run. The proceeds from the race will be donated to the Semper Fi Fund this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fish

April 14, 2015

Little Egg Harbor, NJ - Leathernecks Nation Motorcycle Club in conjunction with the local marina, Total Marine, have organized a day of rod and reel fishing on Saturday, June 13, 2015 (Rain date Sunday, June 14, 2015) with some of the boat owners at Total Marine. Read the rest of this entry »

Vets ride to raise awareness, but not for themselves

April 13, 2015

Marine Corps Times | By Leo Shane III, Staff writer | 11:02 a.m. EDT April 10, 2015 | Link to Article

Navy veteran Josh Sharpe, who lost the use of his legs in a car accident in 1994, will use a handcycle to travel the 180 miles from Houston to Austin, Texas, to raise awareness for his cause. Another 14 injured veterans will join, too, in the hopes of more public attention. Read the rest of this entry »

Team Semper Fi and Team America’s Fund take part in the BPMS150

April 10, 2015

The Semper Fi Fund is proud to partner with BP America to send 15 Team Semper Fi and Team America’s Fund athletes to ride alongside Team BP in the BP MS 150, April 18-19, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Rocky Mountain Select Texas Longhorn Sale

April 1, 2015

​Elbert, CO - ​This 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Select Texas Longhorn Sale​ will for the first time, benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Consignors & buyers from 12-15 states will converge on Latigo Trails Arena (near Colorado Springs, CO) for this annual Longhorn cattle sale​ and​ 20% of net sales ​will be donated to the​ S​emper ​F​i ​F​und​.​ Read the rest of this entry »

South Vista Bacon Bash

April 1, 2015

Vista, CA - Are you a bacon & raffle lover with a dog you love to dress up with? Well, this event is perfect for you! This June, come join us for a yummy bacon cook off at South Vista CrossFit's location to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Night at the Races 2015

April 1, 2015

Cheltenham, PA – Presentation Parish will host the 4th Annual Night at the Races in support of the Semper Fi Fund and our wounded, ill and injured service members. This will be a night filled with video horse races, games of chance and great food. Read the rest of this entry »

3rd Annual RUCK WARS 002

April 1, 2015

San Francisco, CA – Michael Weber is at it again!! This competitive race and obstacle course will be set up in and around Crissy Field and is sure to be a challenge. If you are interested in participating, please contact them by email. Read the rest of this entry »

Battle Brothers Reunited by The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation at the 2015 Celebrity Fight Night

March 28, 2015

On November 26, 2010, United States Marines Sergeant Gabriel Martinez and Corporal Justin Gaertner saw their lives irrevocably altered in a split-second, a moment that would forge a life-long bond. Today, for the first time in four years, the friends had a chance to reunite, thanks to The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation and Celebrity Fight Night. Here is their story. Read the rest of this entry »

Ace of MLB Stats

March 27, 2015

Philadephia, PA - The creator of the popular baseball statistics twitter account Ace of MLB Stats - @AceballStats" and contributor at NBC Sports and Sporting News, has created a fundraiser to raise funds and awareness for wounded, critically ill, and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces by supporting the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

“Ride the Thunder” Premier

March 26, 2015

Westminster, CA – March 27th, 2015 – The movie, “Ride The Thunder – A Vietnam War Story of Honor & Triumph” premiers Friday, March 27th, 2015, at The Regency Westminster 10 Theater. The Semper Fi Fund is one of the four supported charities of the film and a portion of the profits will go to support our mission. Read the rest of this entry »

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Matches Cristie Kerr’s LPGA Winnings with Almost One Million Dollar Donation!

March 25, 2015

PHOENIX, AZ (March 19, 2015) – Last week, the Semper FI Fund received a very special gift from our dear friends and supporters, Bob and Renee Parsons: a check for nearly one million dollars, matching the 2014 LPGA Tour winnings of champion golfer Cristie Kerr! Read the rest of this entry »

6th Annual Boca Royale Semper Fi Golf Tournament Rallies Support for Injured Veterans, Unites Generations of Military Families

March 21, 2015

This month, the Boca Royale Golf and Country Club hosts the 6th Annual Semper Fi Fund Golf Tournament, a fundraising event that’s raised over half a million dollars and counting for wounded, critically ill and injured veterans. Read the rest of this entry »

Spitzer Strikeouts

March 20, 2015

New Braunfels, Texas - In honor of fallen Marine, Sgt Thomas Spitzer and to support the Semper Fi Fund, Canyon High Softball player Brooke Vestal will be taking pledges throughout the softball season on the number of strike outs she throws. Read the rest of this entry »