MEDIA ALERT – Injured Veteran and Paralympian Comes to End of Cross-Country Fundraising Journey

April 9, 2014

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 »

Registration Fees and Fundraising Requirements for the 2014 MCM

April 8, 2014

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SFF Team Fee Fundraising Requirement Fundraising Deadline MCM Entry Fee
MCM Individual $50.00 $500.00 August 1st $110.00
MCM Team Captain $50.00 $500.00 August 1st $110.00
MCM Team Member $50.00 $500.00 August 1st $110.00
10K Individual $50.00 $100.00 August 1st $50.00
10K Team Captain $50.00 $100.00 August 1st $50.00
10K Team Member $50.00 $100.00 August 1st $50.00
Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon $50.00 $200.00 April 15th $65.00
Fundraiser Only - Individual $50.00 $100.00 September 15th N/A
Fundraiser Only - Team Captain $50.00 $100.00 September 15th N/A
Fundraiser Only - Team Member $50.00 $100.00 September 15th N/A

Cleveland Condiment’s “Jahlopahno” Horseradish

April 7, 2014

Cleveland, OH - Cleveland Condiment Company has pledged to donate $.25 from each jar of their Jahlopahno Horseradish. This organic horseradish has more kick and goes to supporting our wounded and ill service members and their families. Visit the website for more information and to order your jar today Read the rest of this entry »

Crossfit Havre de Grace 5k Red Coat Run

April 7, 2014

Havre de Grace, MD – On May 3, 1813, British forces under the command of Rear Admiral George Cockburn burned the city of Havre de Grace to the ground for flying the United States flag. Come out and run with CrossFit Havre de Grace as we remember this event, 200 years later! Proceeds go to Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Kayaking the Mississippi River: Source to Sea

April 6, 2014

Helenville, WI – On June 1, Nic Doucette and Gabe Vasquez, both US Marines, will embark on a long, 2,522 mile kayaking trip from the source of the Mississippi River to the sea. Starting in Lake Itasca, Minnesota, traveling through Morgan City, Louisiana, the last community before ending in the Gulf of Mexico. You can track their progress and learn more about their adventure on Nic’s webpage and Facebook page. Read the rest of this entry »

Hot Wings for Heroes

April 5, 2014

Jacksonville, NC - Every Monday in the month of May, Buffalo Wild Wings in Jacksonville, NC will be donating 10% of their proceeds to the Semper Fi Fund. Also, they will be selling BWW/SFF shirts all month long! Read the rest of this entry »

Beach Bocce Championship

April 5, 2014

San Onofre Beach at Camp Pendleton, CA - This annual family event centers around a 32, 2 person team, Bocce tournament. Join us for a full day of fun with food, drinks and a killer surf spot. For more info, please contact Carly or Mike at Read the rest of this entry »

Paralympian on Cross-Country Cycling Journey Close to the Finish Line!

April 3, 2014

Wounded Marine Rob Jones' quest to raise $1 million for charities that supported his recovery

Bar Harbor, ME to San Diego, CA - Rob Jones has never taken the easy route. So it was no surprise that the U.S. Paralympian and combat-wounded retired Marine chose Bar Harbor, Maine, as the starting point for his epic cross-country cycling trek. He began his adventure back on October 14th and is now making his way down the coast to the sandy beaches of Southern California. He's due to complete his journey at Camp Pendleton, CA on April 12th - the perfect place for a Marine veteran to be welcomed by fellow Marines after cycling over 5,000 miles! Read the rest of this entry »

Being there for Boston

April 2, 2014

Boston, MA - The Semper Fi Fund and its America's Fund Program had a heartwarming reunion dinner with our friends in Boston this past week.

The reunion started with the Celtics' owners hosting our Veterans to amazing court side seats for their Wednesday night game against the Toronto Raptors the night before the dinner. It was an amazing experience and, once again, we were welcomed Read the rest of this entry »

Boston Strong — “This year is the perfect time for me”

March 31, 2014

Boston, MA - Siobhan Cooper and her husband Ted had just returned home to Boston after a red-eye flight following a friend’s wedding. They arrived back in their apartment in the Fenway area of the city and laid down to rest at about 2:30 p.m.

Minutes later, their cell phones began buzzing and ringing with calls from concerned friends and family members asking Siobhan and Ted if they were all right. Read the rest of this entry »

In Any Clime and Place – Even Antarctica!

March 25, 2014

We hope you’ve been reading about the incredible adventure of Lieutenant Colonel William Conner—the 40-year-old Hawaii-based Marine who raised money for the Semper Fi Fund on March 9 by running a marathon … in Antarctica.

Bill’s fundraising goal was initially $17,750, to honor the USMC being founded in 1775. He raised his goal to $53,250 (17,750 x 3) and as of this writing is just over $46,000. His other goal was to reach 239 individual donors; Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi Open Golf Tournament 2014

March 21, 2014

Vista, CA – Please join us for a great day of golf, entertainment, and dinner in support of our injured warriors and the Semper Fi Fund through the Annual Semper Fi Open Golf Tournament at the Shadowridge Golf Club to benefit the Semper Fi Fund on June 23, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Student veteran organizes charity golf benefit

March 21, 2014

By Jessica Wilson | Link to Article | Link to SFF Event Page | Link to AF Event Page
Beat Reporter
Published: Friday, March 21, 2014
Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014 04:03

On Sept. 13, 2011, Lance Corporal Kevin Honaker of the U.S. Marines was performing his mission of locating and deactivating IEDs (improvised explosive devices) in Afghanistan when one unexpectedly exploded beneath him, causing irreversible damage and forcing doctors to amputate both of his legs. Read the rest of this entry »

Congratulations to Our Sochi Superstars!

March 21, 2014

It’s hard to believe that the XI Paralympic Winter Games have come and gone. The incredible athletes of Team USA returned home with a total of 18 medals—9 bronze, 7 silver and 2 gold—and a level of pride and respect that simply can’t be measured. Read the rest of this entry »

Comedy Hour and Night at the Races

March 21, 2014

Cheltenham, PA – Presentation Parish will host the third annual Comedy Hour and Night at the Races in support of the Semper Fi Fund and our wounded, ill and injured service members. This will be a night filled with hilarious comedy, video horse races, games of chance and great food. Read the rest of this entry »