Great Falls, VA - September's Military Appreciation Monday will support the Semper Fi Fund. Please join us at the Old Brogue for some delicious food and wonderful company. A portion of proceeds from dinner, as well as the money raised from raffle ticket sales, will help support our injured and critically ill Service Members. Read the rest of this entry »
Orange County, CA - We're back at it!! Time to enjoy a yummy, exciting 4 course meal all in different locations while raising funds for the Semper Fi Fund. 4 new garages serving 4 different parts of your evening meal. We invite you to join PCA-OCR for an Afternoon / Evening of Food, Fun, Fantastic Cars and Charity Fund Raising for the Club Charity, the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
St. Louis, MO - It's that time of year again! Time for some fun games and prizes at the 4th Annual Trivia Night on September 13, 2014. Fun times will be had by all with silent auction, games, attendance prizes, mulligans, and much more. This trivia night will be hosted in honor of Wounded Warrior Mark Meirink (LCpl, Retired). Read the rest of this entry »
Solana Beach, CA - Original BBQ Sauces are an exclusive recipe which uses only the best all natural ingredients and have been refined into a powerfully smooth and spicy condiment. Read the rest of this entry »
Northport, NY - The 4 Mile Warrior Run is a scenic and challenging run. The race encompasses some of the challenging and beautiful sections of the historic Cow Harbor Race, it is USATF sanctioned, and there will be race awards and raffles after the race. Read the rest of this entry »
In mid-2011, Marine Staff Sgt. Liam D was at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He was recovering from a May 22 IED blast in Afghanistan that claimed his left leg, and among the many thoughts that raced through his mind was this one:
“I will drive again—and I will win.”
Three years later—almost to the day—Liam did indeed win, Read the rest of this entry »
Hoping to repeat his Lime Rock win.
When Hollywood scripts a racing movie, they tend to go overboard. Having an injured U.S. Marine Staff Sargent winning a professional race, in only his second start, just miles from where he grew up, on the third anniversary of his ‘Alive Day’, after 50 surgeries since that injury, on Memorial Day weekend. Who would believe that? Believe it, as that’s exactly what happened to Liam Dwyer and his Freedom Autosport Mazda MX-5 when he co-drove with Tom Long to the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge ST win in late May at Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »
City of Industry, CA - The Land of the Free Foundation is pleased to be partnered with the Pacific Palms and Conference Center in the City of Industry, California and the Industry Hills Golf Club to play host to the annual "Land of the Free Veterans Day Golf Classic". This event will be held on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »
St.Louis, MO - Filled with rich, full-color photography, this hardcover book tells the poignant story of how one American flag from St. Louis connected three heroes who personify the best of what our country represents: New York City firefighter Michael Weinberg, Larry “The Flag Man” Eckhardt, and Marine Corporal Zach Reiff. Through stunning images and engaging prose, we trace how the men are connected not only through 9/11 but across a decade of war and across a country. Read the rest of this entry »
“Any Marine who comes home in one piece makes me the happiest person in the world”
Born in Fayetteville, North Carolina and raised in Blythe, California, Jacob grew up like most kids: He was into sports, playing football and baseball with his friends and football and wrestling when he got to high school.
“I enlisted in the Marine Corps halfway through my senior year of high school,” Jacob said. “I always knew I would go into the military because I didn’t have the desire to go to college. I joined the Marine Corps mainly, though, because my father said I couldn’t and his brother was a Marine. Now my brother is becoming a Marine—and my dad is the odd man out, being in the Army!”
Jacob was assigned to 3rd Battalion 7th Marines based out of Twentynine Palms, California. In 2011, he deployed to Sangin, in the Helmand province of Afghanistan, described in 2010 by British newspaper The Guardian as "the deadliest area in Afghanistan." Read the rest of this entry »
Kali is a young fiddle player and the sister of a Marine injured while in Afghanistan. Kali has pledged to donate 100% of tips she earns August through November while playing her fiddle at fairs and markets near her hometown in Idaho to the Semper Fi Fund. In addition to her tips, she will also accept donations, so please support her efforts! To learn more about her fundraiser, please visit her website: http://inharmonyhelpingamericasheroesthroughmusic.com/ or find her on Facebook. Read the rest of this entry »
Please join us for the 23rd Annual Red Nose Run in Southern California on December 19, 2014. Freshstart and Semper Fi Fund are teaming up for this fantastic 3K and 5K walk/run to support each other's cause. Freshstart provides surgical procedures for children. Registration Fee: $50 now through Dec 11th--- $75 after Dec 12th. Read the rest of this entry »
Windham, NH – Friends Fighting Cancer will hold their 9th Annual Friends Fighting Cancer Charity Golf Classic on September 5, 2014 at the beautiful Windham Country Club in Winham, NH. Their golf outing and luncheon will raise money for the Semper Fi Fund and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Read the rest of this entry »
Dunes West Golf Course, Mount Pleasant, SC - Captain's Choice, shotgun start at 9:30am
$125 per player includes gift bag, box lunch, award ceremony, skill competitions, and a cart-fee only card for a future round at Dunes West.
Jeff Banks, Realtor and US Marine Veteran, has pledged to donate $250 to the Semper Fi Fund at the close of escrow for every property sale over $130,000 in the Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee, French Valley/Winchester and Wildomar areas of California. For more information, contact Jeff today at 951-294-1011 or visit his website http://www.jeffbankssellshomes.com/ Read the rest of this entry »