Scottsdale, AZ - Follow Cristie Kerr in her 2014 LPGA season as she golfs to support the Semper Fi Fund and her winnings are matched by The Bob and Rene Parsons Foundation! Read the rest of this entry »
Snohomish, WA - The Pacific Northwest is holding its 9th annual fundraising golf tournament to support the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund! Read the rest of this entry »
The numbers are amazing: Over $125,000 raised as the result of traveling more than 5,200 miles by bicycle over nearly 200 days using two prosthetic legs to propel one amazing Marine from Bar Harbor, Maine to San Diego, California—and here’s one more amazing number: Read the rest of this entry »
Fawn Grove, PA – On May 3, 2014 the 3rd Annual Sgt Michael Heede Jr Memorial Walk/Run will be held at Kennard-Dale High School in Fawn Grove, PA.
Join the community as they remember and honor Marine Sgt Michael Heede Jr. who was killed while serving in Afghanistan. Read the rest of this entry »
Indian Wells, CA - Looking for a fun golf tournament that will support our troops? Then join us for a fun filled day of golf at the 10th annual AFAF Golf Classic. Our purpose is to support the men and women of our Armed Forces serving throughout the world to keep America free, and to provide goods and services to their immediate families remaining at home. Read the rest of this entry »
Sweetwater County, Wyoming - The LCpl Chance Phelps Detachment #1406, Marine Corps League, Sweetwater County, Wyoming is raffling off a one of a kind 1987 944 RSR (my Car) Porsche to support the Semper Fi Fund and the Chance Phelps Foundation. Included with the raffle is a High Performance Drivers Education Day, at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. Read the rest of this entry »
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. On this solemn occasion, we remember those who were lost, continue to pray for (and applaud the strength of) those who were injured, and reflect on the events of the past year that have underscored the incredible strength of Boston—the city and the people. Read the rest of this entry »
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Biking across the country is hard enough, but doing it without legs, makes it amazing. Monday, a double-amputee Marine veteran was honored for doing just that for a worthy cause. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted: Apr 14, 2014 10:27 PM EDT | Updated: Apr 14, 2014 10:27 PM EDT
By Lauren Phinney - email
Rob Jones completed his journey on Saturday, and there's one thing for sure, he's a man on a mission to raise $1 million for three different charities that are dedicated to helping wounded vets like himself. On April 12th, Jones finished his remarkable venture: 5,200 miles on a bicycle from Ben Harbor, Maine to Camp Pendleton. Read the rest of this entry »
The first time Drew saw an example of the brotherhood of the Marine Corps, he was about 8 or 9 years old in his home town of Kingsville, Texas, just south of Corpus Christi.
“I was raised by my grandparents,” Drew recalls, “and they owned a bar. I used to go over there a lot in the summers, count the quarters from the pool table, help clean up, that sort of thing. My grandpa served in Korea, he was a member of the 1st Marine Division, and he used to wear a 1st Marine Division hat. Read the rest of this entry »
Dresden, OH – The Harper Classic is an annual event honoring the life and sacrifice of Marine Sgt. Brad Harper who gave his life August 5, 2005, while serving his country in Iraq. This event consists of a Memorial Run with two distances, a 5 Miler or a 5K Run/Walk, and a Car Show. But the most important thing on display will be the Lima Company Eyes of Freedom Murals which is a Memorial that honors Brad and all of Ohio based Lima Company 3/25 that lost their lives while serving. Read the rest of this entry »
San Diego, CA - If riding from Maine to California isn't impressive enough, Rob Jones did it without the use of his lower legs. NBC 7's Steven Luke has his story. Read the rest of this entry »
Helena, MT - The Steel Challenge is a 5-stage steel challenge match. This great event to benefit the Semper Fi Fund is open to ALL shooters - novice to expert. Prizes will be awarded to the top shooters in each shooting class and 100% of the proceeds will go to the Semper Fi Fund.
Come on out for some great skill and great fun - for a great cause. Read the rest of this entry »
Orange, CA - This community event will be held Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 10am - 4pm at the Mara Brandon Equestrian Arena in Orange, CA. The 7 acre Equestrian Arena will be transformed into fundraising event with the 1st Annual Classic Car and Bike Show/Auction, A dog exhibit to include: A police K-9 Demo, Search and Rescue (bloodhound), Patrol Dog Demo, Narcotics Demo and Agility Demo. Read the rest of this entry »
Camp Pendleton, CA - Double-amputee completes extraordinary feat with welcome home hosted by Semper Fi Fund
WHAT: Six months ago, Rob Jones embarked upon the journey of a lifetime, trekking over 5000 miles from coast to coast to raise funds and awareness for veteran charities, including the Semper Fi Fund, Read the rest of this entry »