November 15, 2013
Columbia native, injured in Afghanistan, wants to raise $1 million for veterans
By Katie V. Jones, Baltimore Sun Media Group, 9:23 a.m. EST, November 15, 2013, Link to Article
On a bicycle built just for him, 28-year-old Rob Jones rode into the parking lot of Chapelgate Christian Academy in Marriottsville on Thursday to the cheers of the student body and the family and friends who came to see him. Read the rest of this entry »
November 13, 2013
Sean Carroll is pretty much like any other 29-year-old you might come across. He’s proud of his car (he owns a Mustang), he enjoys the outdoors (hunting and hiking), and he’s working on returning to school (Metro State in Denver).
Except most 29-year-olds you might come across won’t be former Marines who spent three months in a coma after being hurled 30 feet by an IED (improvised explosive device) blast in Ramadi, Iraq. Read the rest of this entry »
November 12, 2013
Posted: Monday, November 11, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 4:33 pm, Mon Nov 11, 2013.
By CASEY SMITH World Staff Writer | Comments | Link to Article
Tulsa, OK - When their military family moved back to Oklahoma last year, Sgt. Legrand and Carrie Strickland were determined to find a way to send their teenage sons to private school.
They wanted Noah, 16, and Nathan, 15, to be in a stable, Christian environment. One where class sizes were small enough for students and teachers and parents to really get to know and understand each other. Read the rest of this entry »
November 11, 2013
BY Kate Taylor | November 11, 2013 | Link to article
When most people think of Go Daddy, they're more likely to think of its racy Super Bowl ads (which actually won't happen this year) than its commitment to U.S. military veterans.
But that's where they're mistaken. Read the rest of this entry »
November 11, 2013
A Note From Our Founder
Dear SFF Supporters,
Every November, we come together to remember those who sacrifice so much for our freedom. It's easy to forget that the liberty we enjoy as Americans is only possible because of the brave men and women who risk everything to maintain it. Read the rest of this entry »
November 10, 2013
Carlsbad, CA - On Election Day 2013, spouses of wounded and critically ill Marines and sailors in southern California cast their votes for wellness and relaxation as they elected to spend their afternoon and evening (after voting, of course!) at Bella D’ora spa in Carlsbad, California. Read the rest of this entry »
November 9, 2013
This November, in honor of Veterans Day, Waterford Press re-releases the Combat First Aid guide, a pocket-sized essential that shows you what to do before emergency medical help arrives—and just might help you save a life. Developed with the assistance of certified emergency medical technicians and military medics, this guide provides a clear understanding of the basics of first aid and how to evaluate injuries and provide proper first aid for specific injuries. Read the rest of this entry »
November 8, 2013
Online - Allie Martinez, a 1st grader from Beaufort, SC, is the proud daughter of SSgt Eric Martinez, USMC. Allie is selling bracelets to benefit the Semper Fi Fund. All profits from her sales will be donated to the Semper Fi Fund on Thanksgiving Day. Please support this young entrepreneur as she supports our wounded and critically ill service members and their families. Read the rest of this entry »
November 7, 2013
Richfield, MN - UpTempo Race Management is organizing this year's Shrapnel Happens 5K held at the Veterans Memorial Park. This race has raised funds and awareness for the Semper Fi Fund mission for the last four years. The Semper Fi Fund appreciates their continued support. Read the rest of this entry »
November 6, 2013
Darien, CT - Pamela Everson has challenged two local police departments to participate and compete against each other while completing her one hour intense workout. The Stamford Police Department and the Darien Police Department will not only raise funds for the Semper Fi Fund; they will raise awareness of the needs of our wounded, injured and ill Service Members. It is not a coincidence that these officers will compete near the Marine Corps' Birthday because some of them are Marines. Heroes helping heroes!
Happy Birthday Marines and thank you for your service!
November 6, 2013
Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston, Texas – Calloway's and Cornelius Nursery is a 18-store garden center chain serving the Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston markets. The company strives to make gardening fun, easy and successful for customers and takes pride in supporting the community. Read the rest of this entry »
November 5, 2013
Las Vegas, NV - On March 5, 2014, Maximum Capacity Media will host the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 5K Run/Walk held in Las Vegas, Nev. The 2014 event will benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. The Semper Fi Fund is a nonprofit set up to provide immediate financial support for injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Read the rest of this entry »
November 1, 2013
Enola, PA - The PTO at Shaull Elementary School will be collecting spare change from their students from November 4th - 8th. On November 11th the school will have an assembly at 2:15pm and announce the amount collected and donated to the Semper Fi Fund. Our wounded, injured and ill service members certainly appreciate the fund-raising efforts of the students at Shaull Elementary. Thank you!
November 1, 2013
Web Hosting Company and Charitable Organization to Match Customer Donations Dollar-for-Dollar
The incredible support continues for the Semper Fi Fund and our program America's Fund! As this month marks the 238th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps (November 10th), GoDaddy and The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation are giving our injured and critically ill service members and their families a very special gift. From November 1 through December 31, the charitable foundation and Web hosting company will match donations, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1 million to the Semper Fi Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
October 30, 2013
San Diego, CA and National - This Veteran's Day, national radio personality Hugh Hewitt will be hosting his annual three hour special on the Semper Fi Fund at 3:00PM PST. He is interviewing service members who have received assistance from the Semper Fi Fund, as well as a few of our Team Semper Fi athletes. We are excited to be able to tell our stories to the nation and spread awareness for our injured service members and their families. Read the rest of this entry »