10th Annual Puget Sound All Marine Golf Tournament

January 30, 2015

Newcastle, WA - The Pacific Northwest is holding its 10th annual fundraising golf tournament to support the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund! Read the rest of this entry »

Polar Ride Challenge

January 29, 2015

Charlotte, NC - Come for a VERY cool ride with the top down in your convertible this February to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund!

Meet the other convertibles at 9am and go for the ride and meet at the end for a hot drink and share in the fun! Read the rest of this entry »

NIOSC Golf Tournament 2015

January 29, 2015

Okinawa, Japan – For the third year in a row, the North Island Officers' Spouses' Club of Okinawa is hosting a Golf Tournament to benefit the Semper Fi Fund at the Taiyo Golf Course.

This event is open to all ranks and to the public. Lunch will be included and prizes will be awarded. Read the rest of this entry »

KWB and Arrowhead Ortho 2015 Charity Golf Event

January 28, 2015

Beaumont, CAKWB Wealth Managers Group and Arrowhead Orthopaedics are excited to team up in supporting the families of wounded service men and women by hosting a charity golf event. Both organizations seek to give back to those who have given so much for the protection of our country. Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi Fund Crosses $100 Million Milestone Mark In Assistance to Wounded Veterans

January 28, 2015

Over 13,000 Injured Service Members and Families Assisted by Veteran Nonprofit

QUANTICO, VA - The Semper Fi Fund is proud to announce a major milestone and incredible achievement: closing out its 10th anniversary year, the veteran nonprofit has now given out a total of over $100 million in assistance to wounded, critically ill and injured service members and their families. What’s more, the Semper Fi Fund has done so while maintaining an overhead of just 6%; meaning almost every cent they bring in goes directly to those who need and deserve it most. Read the rest of this entry »

MCAA Marion E. Carl Squadron 6th Annual Golf Scramble

January 28, 2015

MCAS Mirimar, CA - The MCAA's Marion E. Carl Squadron will hold its 6th Annual 1000 Springs Ranch Golf Scramble on September 11, 2015 at the Memorial Golf Course MCAS Miramar, San Diego, CA. Read the rest of this entry »

MCAA Marion E. Carl Squadron Social to benefit the Semper Fi Fund

January 28, 2015

MCAS Mirimar, CA - The MCAA's Marion E. Carl Squadron will be holding a Social to benefit the Semper Fi Fund on Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 17:00 to 20:00 (5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - stay later if you’d like!) at the MCAS Miramar Officer's Club, Main Bar & Patio. Read the rest of this entry »

Valentine’s Day 2015

January 27, 2015

“For the first couple of years we were together, we didn’t spend Valentine’s Day with each other,” said Courtney Carnes, who met her husband Garrett in 2008. “I don't think we spent a Valentine’s Day together until 2013—Garrett was either deployed or working or we were in different parts of the country.” Read the rest of this entry »

“… and Their Families.”

January 26, 2015

“Our jobs are hard,” says Vickki, whose husband enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1982 and became a double amputee in 2009 after being wounded in Afghanistan. “You’re going through a horrendous time to begin with, everything is uprooted, you never know what’s going to happen next. You’re so concentrated on your spouse’s care, so much gets forgotten—the house, the bills. The caregiver is the one juggling all these things. It’s constant. You’re a caregiver 24/7, but we wouldn't give it up for the world. Sure, I'd like to have a different life, but this is my life.” Read the rest of this entry »

11th Annual Poker Run Hot Rod & Motorcycle Rally

January 21, 2015

Temecula, CA – The Brotherhood of Marine Riders would like to invite everyone to join in their continued support of the Semper Fi Fund by attending their 1​1​th Annual Poker Run on May 1​6​, 2015. The event has expanded to include a Hot Rod Show and Biker Games, along with a change in venue to accommodate a larger crowd. Read the rest of this entry »

Cowboy Adventure in the Majestic Big Horn Mountains

January 15, 2015

Sheridan, WY - Join Semper Fi Fund and America’s Fund Jinx McCain Horsemanship Program for an authentic cowboy adventure in the majestic Big Horn Mountains at the Double Rafter Ranch near Sheridan, Wyoming

This is our third year at the Double Rafter--our most popular and challenging clinic. If you’ve ever dreamed of being a cowboy or cowgirl, and want to experience ranching the way it was done a 150 years ago, then this is the clinic to sign up for. We’ll join the Double Rafter crew for a week of cowboying that will cover all aspects of cattle handling from horseback. From rounding up cattle scattered throughout tall pines and deep valleys, to branding calves in pristine mountain meadows, to driving 500 cattle over high mountain passes, this is an opportunity not to be missed. Read the rest of this entry »

Semper Fi/Hello Betty Donation Dinner

January 14, 2015

Oceanside, CA - Hello Betty Fish House in downtown Oceanside is donating 20% of their proceeds of the the day to Semper Fi Fund. Hello Betty's is a fabulous restaurant with inside, outside and roof top seating all with amazing ocean views. Read the rest of this entry »

Wounded Marine and Family Receive Handicap-Accessible Van

January 13, 2015

Time Warner Cable News - Central NC | By: Hannah Brewer | 01/09/2015 08:55 PM | Link to Article

CAMP LEJEUNE -- Gunnery Sgt. Josh Thomas and his family were presented with a handicap-accessible van on Friday aboard Camp Lejeune. Read the rest of this entry »

Wounded soldiers hit Park City slopes

January 12, 2015

About 60 veterans are participating in the fourth annual event

The Park Record | Bubba Brown | POSTED: 01/09/2015 04:17:40 PM MST0 | Link to Article

Park City, UT - Returning from war is seldom easy for soldiers. Post-traumatic stress disorder haunts many and those who have been wounded during their service often find challenges in what were once simple tasks of daily life. Read the rest of this entry »

Organizations donate handicap accessible van to area family

January 12, 2015

Jacksonville Daily News | By Adelina Colbert - Adelina.colbert@JDNews.com | Published: Friday, January 9, 2015 at 06:42 PM | Link to Article

Jacksonville, NC - Carrie Thomas hasn’t been able to operate a vehicle for years, but all that changed when she received a gift that was one-of-a-kind.

On Friday, representatives from Hope for the Warriors, Semper Fi Fund, Stroller Warriors and Marine Chevrolet and Cadillac, as well as Van Products based out of Raleigh, presented Carrie and her family, who lives aboard Camp Lejeune, with a brand new, $53,000 handicap accessible van.
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