June 23, 2014
The New York Daily News called it a “miracle recovery.” That’s probably an understatement … but we’re getting ahead of the story.
Winder Perez was born on January 16, 1989, in the Dominican Republic. When he was eight years old, his mother left her life and career as a doctor behind and brought Winder to the U.S. so they could live with his father in the Bronx, New York. Read the rest of this entry »
June 22, 2014
Billings Gazette | June 21, 2014 4:51 pm | By Susan Olp | Link to Article
On a high, grassy hill in Lockwood that boasts a panoramic view of five mountain ranges, Bo Reichenbach will soon rebuild another part of his life.
Reichenbach, a U.S. Navy SEAL who lost his legs to a makeshift bomb in Afghanistan in 2012, joined a crowd of people Saturday afternoon on the hill to celebrate the groundbreaking for his future home. Read the rest of this entry »
June 21, 2014
Dixon, IL – The Inaugural Wounded Warrior/Semper Fi Fund Golf Outing will be hosted at Timber Creek Golf Club on June 26th at 12:30pm. This event is being organized by Timber Creek Golf Club and Kim Devine in honor of the service of her son, Corporal Adam Devine. The outing will include a 50/50 drawing, live and silent auctions, a cookout and entertainment.
There are great opportunities for golfers and sponsors. Pease call - Kandie at 815-973-6700 or Kim at 815-677-0055.
Start: Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 12:30pm
End: Thursday, June 26, 2014 at ??
Venue: Timber Creek Golf Club
Address: 729 Timber Creek Road, Dixon, IL 61021
June 20, 2014
Tinley Park, IL – For the second year, the Misiewicz family will organize a golf outing to help raise funds for the Semper Fi Fund and the USA Warriors Ice Hockey. Both causes have been helpful to the recovery of Josh Misiewicz who was injured by a landmine during his first tour to Afghanistan. Read the rest of this entry »
June 19, 2014
AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers. Read the rest of this entry »
June 15, 2014
Fallbrook Bonstall Village News | Issue 24, Volume 18 | Thursday, June 12th, 2014 | Debbie Ramsey, Managing Editor | Link to Article
When 58-year-old ‘Hammerin Hank’ sets his mind to do something, the retired Marine Corps veteran gets it accomplished. Colonel Hank Donigan, a Fallbrook resident since 2003, plans to run a total of 25 marathons this year to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund.
His goal is to raise a total of $25,077 by the end of those races. Donigan breaks it down to $1,000 per race with an extra $77 to signify the year (1977) he graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. Read the rest of this entry »
June 13, 2014
We know them as incredible heroes—service members from all branches who have sacrificed so much on behalf of us all. Their kids know them as a different kind of hero—dad. We’d like to take this opportunity to give a special Father’s Day salute to just a few of the many incredible fathers we’ve been so fortunate to help over the years. Read the rest of this entry »
June 11, 2014
Phoenix, AZ - Bell Ford is at it again this year. They will match dollar for dollar, any donation made for every test drive and vehicle sold during the promotional period. Donations will go directly to supporting the Semper Fi Fund. So stop in to Bell Ford, have fun test driving some cool cars while donation to a great cause. Read the rest of this entry »
June 11, 2014
Kallie Shoes is a women’s footwear brand, hand-made by talented artisans. Started by the wife of an active duty Marine, Kallie Shoes deeply appreciates our active duty military, veterans, and their families. They believe it is extremely important to give back to the military community which is why 10% of the Kallie Shoes’ profits will be donated to the Semper Fi Fund in support of our wounded and ill service members and their families. Read the rest of this entry »
June 5, 2014
Castle Rock, CO – Caspar Placke’s Eagle Scout Project is a detailed plan to raise funds for the Semper Fi Fund with a goal of $12,500, which is the cost of an Action Track Chair. Also, part of his project is to share the Semper Fi Fund mission and to remind everyone of the continuing needs of our wounded, injured, and ill Service Members. He has coordinated his efforts with the Castle Rock Economic Development Council, the Castle Rock Town Council, and the race organizers for the Castle Rock Half Marathon. Read the rest of this entry »
June 3, 2014
San Diego, CA - The San Diego Padres have selected the Semper Fi Fund as a charity partner for their upcoming home stand from June 2 through July 6. As part of being a charity partner, the Padres have set up a ticket link where Semper Fi Fund supporters can go to purchase tickets to all Padres home games between 6/2 and 7/6 (*excluding 6/21) to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
May 28, 2014
Still In The Fight takes you into the heart of 3 American heroes who have been severely injured in combat, and their rise physically & mentally to their new normal.
This film takes you on an emotional roller coaster of combat, compassion, patriotism, and healing. Still In The Fight portrays the true spirit of an American warrior, his love of country, and his road to recovery....Positive personal stories of wounded warriors that are now far from the battlefield, but are still in the fight. Read the rest of this entry »
May 28, 2014
San Diego, CA - The MCAA's Marion E. Carl Squadron will hold its 5th Annual 1000 Springs Ranch Golf Scramble on September 12, 2014 at the Sea 'N' Air Golf Club of Naval Air Station North Island. San Diego, CA. Read the rest of this entry »
May 28, 2014
MCAS Mirimar, CA - The MCAA's Marion E. Carl Squadron will be holding a Social to benefit the Semper Fi Fund on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 16:00 to 19:00 (4 p.m. to 7 p.m. - stay later if you’d like!) at the MCAS Miramar Officer's Club, Main Bar & Patio. Read the rest of this entry »
May 23, 2014
Fallbrook, CA - The Fallbrook Football Boosters Inc is having their 18th Annual Warrior Charity Golf Tournament. This fun event will not only consist of golf, but you'll get a chance to snag some great items from their auction while enjoying a delicious meal and finish up with some dancing.
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