Limo Patriot Ride 2015

October 14, 2014

Las Vegas, NV - Limousine industry operators and vendors will take to Las Vegas’ Valley of Fire on the inaugural Limo Patriot Ride, to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Vet groups raise $15K for disabled

October 14, 2014

The Island Now | Posted: Thursday, October 9, 2014 1:58 pm | BY RICHARD TEDESCO | Link to Article

Members of Williston Park American Legion Post 144 and Marine Corps League Detachment 614 raised more than $15,000 for the Semper Fi Fund to support disabled veterans at a fundraising dinner last Saturday night at the Williston Park legion post on Willis Avenue.

“The results were outstanding. It exceeded our expectations,” said Vincent Annunziata, commander of New Hyde Park-Port Washington Marine Corps League Detachment 614. Read the rest of this entry »

2014 Warrior Games: Medals and Memories

October 10, 2014

When more than 200 service members from all branches of the military gather to test each other’s skills in seven sports (archery, swimming, shooting, cycling, track and field, sitting volleyball, and wheelchair basketball), the result is a level of competition that is both intense and inspiring -- and memories that will last a lifetime.

“The 2014 Warrior Games have come and gone,” said Semper Fi Fund Chairman and CEO Karen Guenther, “but for everyone who competed in Colorado Springs, and for everyone who cheered on the competitors, the excitement and inspiration will never be forgotten.” Read the rest of this entry »

Thi Linh Wernau Artist Reception – YOU. ARE. BEAUTIFUL.

October 9, 2014

Charlestown, MA - Artist Thi Linh Wernau has an ongoing series of photographs and film to honor and help wounded veterans. If you are in the Boston area, you're invited to attend an art opening reception on October 15. The exhibition "YOU. ARE. BEAUTIFUL. - A Tribute to Warriors" will feature 35 photographs from a series intended to honor the sacrifice of our wounded veterans, empower them with a vehicle for voice through art and inspire and help other veterans in need. Read the rest of this entry »

Life Lock Supports the Semper Fi Fund

October 9, 2014

LifeLock, Inc - LifeLock® identity theft protection provides you with more protection than credit monitoring alone, and watches out for you in ways banks and credit card companies don’t.

It’s proactive and industry-leading identity theft protection for today’s always-connected world. Read the rest of this entry »

Army child recognized at Warrior Games

October 6, 2014

Defense Media Activity - Air Force | Story by Senior Airman Jette Carr | October 4, 2014 17:00 | Link to Article

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Semper Fi Fund and the Fisher House Foundation presented a military child with a special donation after the Warrior Games sitting volleyball competition Oct. 2. Read the rest of this entry »

2014 Marine Corps Marathon Health and Fitness Expo by GE

October 6, 2014

Washington, DC -- The Semper Fi Fund will be hosting a booth at the 2014 Marine Corps Marathon Health and Fitness Expo by GE!

Please stop by our booth and say hello to SFF staff and volunteers....and pick up some great promotional material! Read the rest of this entry »

Norm’s Memorial Golf Tournament

October 6, 2014

La Mesa, CA - Golf tournament to honor Norm Kleinebreil, owner of Norm's Cocktails, LaMesa, CA and to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Norm, who passed away on July 7, 2014, was a retired MSGT, USMC, and a respected and loved member of the community. Read the rest of this entry »

10th Annual Cherry Run 4 Charity 5K

October 6, 2014

Burke, VA - The Cherry Run Elementary School PTA is organizing a family friendly 5K race to support the Semper Fi Fund. Following the 5K race at 8:30am, there will be kids fun run.

Come on out and enjoy the beautiful fall weather and support a wonderful cause.

Saturday, October 18
8:30 am – 5K Run/Walk
9:30 am – Kids Fun Run

Start and Finish at Cherry Run Elementary School
9732 Ironmaster Drive
Burke, VA 22015

Click here to register for the race.
PLEASE NOTE: Runners who register on or after Oct. 14 are not guaranteed race t-shirts.

Olde Homestead Harvest Classic

October 6, 2014

New Tripoli, PA - This is a three day event starting on Saturday with multiple mini tournaments and ending on Monday with contests on the 18-hole course. All of the proceeds from these contests will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi Fund director made honorary Marine

October 5, 2014

Marine Corps Times | By Hope Hodge Seck Staff Writer | Oct. 4, 2014 - 04:40PM | Link to Article
Washington, DC - In one of his final acts as commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Jim Amos pinned Semper Fi Fund founder Karen Guenther with a solid gold eagle, globe and anchor, signaling her admission into the exclusive order of honorary Marines.

The pinning ceremony — a complete surprise to Guenther — took place as the nonprofit marked its 10th anniversary in a Sept. 20 celebration at Marine Barracks Washington. But Amos said the event was a long time in the making. Read the rest of this entry »

6th Annual Run for the Fund

October 2, 2014

Ridgecrest, CA – The 6th Annual Run for the Fund benefitting the Semper Fi Fund is here!

This race continues to grow year after year. Choose your distance: 5K/10K Run/Walk; 1/2 Marathon. Over the past 5 years, Run For The Fund has raised over $35,000 for our wounded, injured and ill service members and their families. We look forward to another great race! Please join them again this year as they continue their much needed support! Read the rest of this entry »

Rico Roman, U.S. Paralympic star, helps open 2014 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte

October 2, 2014

BY SCOTTIE BIBB | SEPT. 28, 2014, 10:30 P.M. (ET) | Link to Article

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Paralympic gold medalist and retired Army Staff Sergeant Rico Roman — alongside fellow Paralympic teammate and retired Marine Corps Corporal Paul Schaus — lit the cauldron to kick off the fifth annual Warrior Games presented by Deloitte at the Olympic Training Center today in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Read the rest of this entry »

Wine Country Marines – 2014

September 30, 2014

Sonoma, CA – The Wine Country Marines' Annual "Wine Country Marine Corps Birthday Ball" is set for Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Jacuzzi Family Vineyards in Sonoma, CA. This will also be the 29th Anniversary of the Wine Country Marine Corps Birthday Ball. The ball has been a major contributor to the Semper Fi Fund, with proceeds from the evening being donated to the Semper Fi Fund since 2007, providing more than a hundred thousand dollars of much needed support to our Veterans and their families. Read the rest of this entry »

A Fund Raising Dinner to Benefit the Semper Fi Fund

September 29, 2014

Williston Park, NY – The American Legion Post 144 and the Marine Corps League Detachment 614 is hosting a dinner on October 4th to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Tickets are $40 per person. This event will include an open bar and buffet dinner compliments of Dominic's Deli. Read the rest of this entry »