Jefferson native kayaking Mississippi to aid fellow vets

May 9, 2014

The Daily Union | By Chris Welch, Union staff writer | Link to Article | Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 9:56 am | Updated: 10:15 am, Wed May 7, 2014.

JEFFERSON, WI — Jefferson native Nic Doucette soon will help his friends and fellow veterans by traveling 2,552 miles ... by kayak.

But first, he needs your help. Read the rest of this entry »

Birdie Drive for Semper Fi

May 9, 2014

Conway, AR – Hayden Williams and Justin Adkisson are asking for personal and corporate pledges for every birdie recorded by their team during a three day golf tournament. The Golf Pro at the Conway Country Club will validate every birdie made. Read the rest of this entry »

6th Annual Stars and Stripes Charity Tournament

May 9, 2014

Nokesville, VA – Two brothers, both Army veterans, will host their 6th Annual Stars and Stripes Charity Softball Tournament. They are looking for 8 teams for this COED tournament which will be one day only and every team is guaranteed to play three games. Read the rest of this entry »

Patriots Hockey – Charity Ice Hockey Game

May 6, 2014

Aliso Viejo CA - Are you a big Hockey fan? Be sure to come out and watch the Patriots Hockey team face off against the Anaheim Police Departments' SoCal Leafs in an exciting Ice hockey game to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Operation Appreciation

May 6, 2014

Oceanside, CA - As a way of showing our appreciation for our military families, the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce wants to invite you to enjoy a day of festivities at "Operation Appreciation." Come enjoy free food, music and lots of games and activities for kids. Please stop by the Semper Fi Fund booth near the band shell and eating area. Read the rest of this entry »

Recipes from Across the World

May 6, 2014

The new cookbook to help raise funds for the Semper Fi Fund; “Recipes From Across The World” has just been published! This cookbook contains recipes from Marine family members and supporters, and reflects their heritage and/or experiences while stationed in different countries across the world. Read the rest of this entry »

You. Are. Beautiful.

May 6, 2014

Thi Linh Wernau is an artist who is honoring wounded veterans as a part of her ongoing series, “You. Are. Beautiful.” It's a project about celebrating the human spirit and beauty in all people. Read the rest of this entry »

Lorri Zenoni – Fuel Trainer

May 6, 2014

Food is Fuel! Lorri Zenoni, DrPh, a Nutrition Coach, Fuel Trainer and a wife of a U.S. Marine, wants to help you with the right fuel at the right time to aid in your sports and life performance. She can help you with weight loss, gain or maintenance, as well as energy and performance. Lorri can even help you to be fueled properly for your PFT! 10% of the proceeds from her business will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Wet and Wild 5k Fun Run-Walk

May 6, 2014

Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan – The 3rd annual Wet and Wild 5k Fun Run/Walk will involve members of the military community in Okinawa, Japan.

25% of the funds raised will benefit the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Read, White & Blue

May 6, 2014

North Port, FL - This event is designed to show our love and appreciation for the US troops and everything they do to keep us safe and protected. The list of participants below have all donated their books and/or money to help bring this event to life; for that I offer a sincere and heartfelt "THANK YOU." The money donated has been spent to purchase the grand prize offered below with the remainder of the money to be donated directly to the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

SEMPER FI FUND: “Serving Those Who Preserve Our Freedom”

May 2, 2014

By Amanda Causey | Link to Article

This story begins in the spring of 2003 when the U.S. military mission Operation Iraqi Freedom began. The engagement’s first wave of wounded Marines and sailors landed at Camp Pendleton, a U.S. Marine Corps Base in California. There, Karen Guenther, a registered nurse and spouse of an active-duty Marine, saw firsthand the challenges they faced as they returned from Iraq. Read the rest of this entry »

Veteran begins cross-country trek by horseback

May 2, 2014

Published: Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 16:56 PM. | Link to Article

More than one year ago, Matt Littrell sat at his kitchen table staring intently at his pistol, wondering whether the next day was worth living for.

Now he hopes to show the nation’s veterans that it is.

He said he realized there was a greater good he could accomplish by sending a message to those who may someday contemplate suicide. Over the next eight months, Littrell will ride horseback from Camp Lejeune to Camp Pendleton, Calif., to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund and raise awareness that suicide is letting the enemy win the battle from across the globe. Read the rest of this entry »

Benefit for Terrific Tots Golf Tournament

May 1, 2014

Triangle, VA – This fund-raising event will be the 19th Annual Terrific Tots Golf Tournament to benefit children in need. Proceeds will benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Greater Prince William County and the Semper Fi Fund Kids Camp. Read the rest of this entry »

Bronkers Tap Room

May 1, 2014

Yonkers, NY – Marine Corps Veteran Fred Furey is organizing a raffle at the Bronkers Tap House. The raffle will include a 10 piece Sylvania Surround Sound 5.1 Dolby Speaker System with a DVD Player and Asus 10.1 Tablet with a detachable keyboard and carrying case. Fred and Lisa Furey from Lyrus Networks generously donated these items. Read the rest of this entry »

Service Members Compete In Cowboy Challenge

May 1, 2014

Escondido, CA - Nine veteran and active duty service members from around the country are city slickers not more as they compete for bragging rights as real-life saddle stars in the 5th annual Semper Fi Cowboy Challenge

Link to Article | Source: KSWB - San Diego, CA Read the rest of this entry »