Build FORE Good Annual Golf Tournament

June 8, 2015

Scottsdale, AZ - Build FORE Good is an annual golf tournament hosted by Hardison/Downey Construction and Kitchell, two of AZ's premier general contractors. Read the rest of this entry »

Fredericksburg Beard Coalition 2nd Annual Beard and Mustache Competition

June 8, 2015

Fredericksburg, VA - The Fredericksburg Beard Coalition (FXBC) is holding its Second Annual Beard and Mustache Competition on June 13th at the Hard Times Cafe. Read the rest of this entry »

7th Annual John Ripley Memorial Race

June 5, 2015

Annapolis, MD - After 13 years of continuous, worldwide combat operations, nearly 45,000 soldiers have been wounded - and many returning veterans come home to new challenges. We believe that as citizens, we share an obligation to take care of these men and women, to honor the sacrifices they have made, our mission is to step in where government leaves off. Established in 2009, the Ripley Race raises awareness, money and support for America's Veterans. Join us by making a tax-deductible donation or registering in the race.
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2015 NYC Triathlon

June 5, 2015

New York, NY - Join us for a weekend of fun and run the 2015 NYC Triathlon and help support our mission! The Semper Fi Fund and it's America's Fund Program are proud to be one of the 2015 Participating Charities of the 2015 NYC Triathlon! The 2015 NYC Triathlon is currently sold out BUT you can still enter if you run on our team!! Read the rest of this entry »

Trophy Club Salutes Wounded Warriors 2015

June 3, 2015

Trophy Club, TXThe Trophy Club Salutes Wounded Warriors, Inc. is a 501 (c)3 whose mission is to raise money in support of wounded warriors and direct these proceeds to other 501(c)3 organizations. TCSWW is planning a wonderful weekend with an exciting Silent Auction and Gala, great Golf, and amazing Texas weather for the 5K and 10K Run. Please visit www.tcsww.org for more info. Read the rest of this entry »

Lehigh Valley Steelhawks vs. Trenton Freedom 50-50 Raffle

June 3, 2015

Allentown, PA - The Semper Fi Fund has been designated as the recipient of the BSI 50/50 raffle that will be conducted during the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks vs. Trenton Freedom game on June 6th. 50/50 raffle tickets are sold throughout the game and throughout the stadium. The check will be presented to SFF during the 4th quarter! Read the rest of this entry »

Stroller Warriors Camp Pendleton 3rd Annual Relay

June 3, 2015

Oceanside, CA - Stroller Warriors® Camp Pendleton will participate in their third relay and online fundraising effort. The relay will be on Saturday, June 20th, beginning at Mance Buchanan Park. It will cover over 30 miles from inland Oceanside to the beach, through Camp Pendleton, and finish at the historical site aboard Camp Pendleton in the 62/San Mateo Area on the north side of base. Read the rest of this entry »

2nd Annual Red, White, & Silkies Virtual 5K

June 3, 2015

2nd Annual Red, White, & Silkies Virtual 5k sponsored by SILKIES to support Team Merica...Semper Run raise funds for the Marine Corps Marathon!

Team Merica...Semper Run was founded in 2014 as a fundraising team to raise funds, awareness and support for our nations injured, critically-ill and wounded service members and their families. Team Merica...Semper Run raises funds in support of the Semper Fi Fund and America's Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

5th Annual Helping Our Heroes Golf Tournament

June 2, 2015

Dallas, TX - Helping Our Heroes Foundation is a grass roots organization founded in 2011. The vision is to help those that serve so that we can continue to enjoy the freedoms of living in the greatest country on Earth. These Heroes may come from the Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and National Guard or from our Local Police, Firemen and First Responders. Read the rest of this entry »

5th Annual Helping Our Heroes Dinner

June 2, 2015

Dallas, TX - Helping Our Heroes Foundation is a grass roots organization founded in 2011. The vision is to help those that serve so that we can continue to enjoy the freedoms of living in the greatest country on Earth. These Heroes may come from the Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and National Guard or from our Local Police, Firemen and First Responders. Read the rest of this entry »

11th Annual General James T. Conway Golf Outing

June 2, 2015

Thank you for 11 years of amazing support!

St. Albans, MO – The Missouri Friends of Injured Marines will host their 11th annual charity golf tournament with proceeds to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. The tournament will be held at The Country Club of St. Albans in St. Albans, Missouri, on August 30, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Iraq war veteran forms bond with Boston bombing victim

June 1, 2015

CBS News | MAY 25, 2015, 12:25 PM | Link to Video

After Patrick Downes lost his leg in the Boston Marathon bombing, he received help from BJ Ganem, a veteran of the Iraq war. Ganem, an amputee himself, helped Downes adjust to life with a prosthetic. CBS News correspondent Don Dahler spoke with both men about the bond they've formed. Read the rest of this entry »

Double Amputee Starts 52-Day Cross-Country Fundraising Journey to Arlington on Bike

June 1, 2015

NBC-7 San Diego | By Samantha Tatro | Published at 1:55 PM PDT on Jun 1, 2015 | Updated at 10:53 AM PDT on Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 | Link to Coverage

A San Diego-area veteran who lost both of his legs while fighting in Afghanistan is hand-cycling to Arlington, Virginia, on a 52-day journey to raise money for charity.
Toran Gaal, of Escondido, started his journey Monday in downtown San Diego for his Ride Across America. Read the rest of this entry »

Former Marine Officer Breaks World Record Plank to Benefit Semper Fi Fund

June 1, 2015

George Hood, 57, spent a total of five hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds in the abdominal plank position on Saturday in Oceanside
NBC San Diego | By Monica Garske | Published at 6:30 PM PDT on May 30, 2015 | Updated at 12:37 PM PDT on Sunday, May 31, 2015 | Link to story | Follow us: @nbcsandiego on Twitter | NBCSanDiego on Facebook Read the rest of this entry »

24 Hours of LeMons Race – The B.F.E. Group – Blue Falcon Pledge

May 28, 2015

Deer Trail, CO - This is a 2 day long endurance track race, self-described as "Endurance racing for $500 cars. It's not just an oxymoron; it's a breeding ground for morons. It's where Pintos and Maseratis battle to lap a Le Car. It's where first-timers dice with Nomex-soiling pros." The Blue Falcon Racing Team of 4-6 people will take on this fun-loving challenge and race all day Saturday and Sunday for a total of 18 hours. You can pledge a dollar amount per lap on the bluefalconracing.com website, and help them support our mission. All donations and pledges will go to the Semper Fi Fund! Read the rest of this entry »