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SFF has awarded over 33,000 financial grants totaling more than $52 million, to our injured and ill service members and their families.
(AURORA, Ore.) - The Marine Corps Coordinating Council (MCCC) of Oregon and Washington will be hosting their annual charity golf tournament, The Semper Fi Golf Classic on September 30. A portion of the proceeds from the tournament will be donated to the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund to assist our injured service members and their families.
The tournament will be held at the Langdon Farms Golf Club in Aurora, Oregon with a shotgun start at 1:15 PM. The format will be a four-person scramble with team handicaps. The fee to enter is $150.00 per golfer and covers the cost of 18 holes of golf, a cart, practice facilities, a welcome package, a buffet dinner, and prizes. There will also be great raffle items, an auction, a putting contest, and a special prize for a hole-in-one.
The MCCC invites everyone to come enjoy an excellent afternoon of golf followed by camaraderie with Marines, Corpsmen, and friends of Marines and support for our wounded Marines and Corpsmen.
About the Semper Fi Fund (SFF): (www.semperfifund.org) is a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance and quality of life solutions for Marines and Sailors, as well as members of the Army, Air Force and Coast Guard who serve in support of Marine forces, when they become injured in post 9-11 combat or training operations, or they face life threatening illness or injury. Our fund provides relief to qualified Servicemembers and their families for immediate financial needs that arise during hospitalization and recovery, as well as perpetuating needs such as home modifications, customized transportation and specialized equipment.
SFF has awarded over 33,000 financial grants totaling more than $52 million in grants given to our injured and ill service members and their families.
The SFF was founded by Karen Guenther, a registered nurse and spouse of an active duty Marine who had first-hand knowledge of the challenges faced by wounded Marines and Sailors returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. She, along with a dedicated group of military spouses established Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund in May of 2004.
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