3 Organizations Benefit From Marine FCU Golf Tournament
Thursday, May 3, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (May 3, 2018)—This year, Hope For The Warriors® along with two new charities, were provided with monies raised from Marine FCU’s 24th Annual Charity Golf Tournament that was held on April 20.
Hope For The Warriors® and the Semper Fi Fund each received $31,000. According to Retired Major General, USMC, and Marine FCU Executive Vice President Robert Dickerson, “Hope For The Warriors® and the Semper Fi Fund are national organizations that assist with the needs of wounded service members and their families, helping them to lead a more productive and normal life. Hope For The Warriors® originated at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, while the Semper Fi Fund started at Camp Pendleton in California. Both organizations provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post-9/11 combat wounded, critically ill, and catastrophically injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.”
Children Eating Healthy on Weekends (CHEW) received a check for $15,200. Shelly Kieweg, Community Impact Director said, “With the monies raised from the Marine Federal Annual Charity Golf Tournament, the CHEW program was able to add 50 children to the program and provide food for them for a year.”