16 03, 2022

Marine Raider Foundation welcomes Jessica McAndrews as Chief Executive Officer

2022-03-15T19:22:04+00:00March 16th, 2022|

Since its founding in 2012, the Marine Raider Foundation has been the premier benevolent support organization serving the U.S. Marine Raider community. Today, the Marine Raider Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica McAndrews as its new Chief Executive Officer. In her role as CEO, Jessica will oversee the daily operations [...]

29 04, 2021

“What Draws People To Our Organization?”

2021-04-29T20:47:39+00:00April 29th, 2021|

A common topic of discussion in the nonprofit world is "What draws people to our organization?"  The answers are endless, sometimes obvious, often surprising, and always enlightening.  The Marine Raider Foundation recently posed this question to our Board Members, and we would like to share some of their answers with you.  We also invite [...]

19 02, 2021

Your Support and Its Impact in 2020 and 2021

2021-02-19T23:17:41+00:00February 19th, 2021|

The Marine Raider Foundation is honored to share with our community how your support has impacted Marine Raiders and their families this past year. Thanks to your generosity, the Foundation provided over $500,000 in assistance to the Marine Raider community. We just could not have done this without you! 2020 donations were used to [...]

21 12, 2020

Happy Holidays from the Marine Raider Foundation

2020-12-21T21:30:10+00:00December 21st, 2020|

Happy Holidays from the Marine Raider Foundation!  We know this year has been one of “new norms” for everyone, but one thing has not changed - the tremendous outpouring of support from our community of donors and advocates.  For the Foundation, the mission did not come to a screeching halt when COVID19 began to [...]

11 11, 2020

#Run4Raiders This Thanksgiving in the All Virtual Mimosa Bay Turkey Trot

2020-11-11T16:40:58+00:00November 11th, 2020|

In November of 2012, just months after the MARSOC Foundation hosted its Commissioning Ceremony, Christina Actis, a Marine Corps spouse, decided to do a neighborhood fun run in conjunction with Thanksgiving to help raise funds and awareness for the MARSOC Foundation.  An event that raised $300 in its first year has grown into a yearly [...]

25 09, 2020

An Evening with the Marine Raider Foundation – A Brief History

2020-09-25T21:59:34+00:00September 25th, 2020|

During the summer of 2012, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) lost 8 Marines and Sailors during combat operations in Afghanistan - Sergeant Justin Hansen, Gunnery Sergeant Daniel Price, Gunnery Sergeant Jonathan Gifford, Staff Sergeant Sky Mote, Gunnery Sergeant Ryan Jeschke, Captain Matthew Manoukian, Hospital Corpsman First Class Darrel Enos, and Staff Sergeant Gregory [...]

6 08, 2020

Celebrating 8 Years as a Marine Corps Marathon Charity Partner

2020-08-06T22:52:37+00:00August 6th, 2020|

The Marine Raider Foundation has been a Marine Corps Marathon Charity Partner since 2013, thanks to Shelby Thompson, Mike Montoya, and a few of their friends who ran the 2012 Marine Corps Marathon 10K in honor of their friend, Marine Captain Matt Manoukian, who was killed on August 10, 2012 while on a combat [...]

30 06, 2020

#Run4Raiders at the Seventh Annual Seaside Semper Five

2020-06-30T22:01:03+00:00June 30th, 2020|

Since 2014, Frank Costello has spearheaded a race committee of 30 volunteers who coordinate, plan, and execute the Seaside Semper 5k Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. “I have the privilege of working with great, motivated people,” Costello said of the Seaside Semper Five Race Committee. Frank has an unwavering [...]

12 06, 2020

100 Miles for the Marine Raider Community

2020-06-15T13:55:20+00:00June 12th, 2020|

In response to COVID19 and the pivot from in-person to virtual events, the Marine Raider Foundation decided to create something that would promote wellness, build a strong sense of community, and sending a powerful message to the Marine Raider community that there are people who deeply appreciate their service and sacrifice. Realizing that [...]

10 05, 2020

Celebrating Eight Years of Supporting the MARSOC Community

2020-06-15T14:43:00+00:00May 10th, 2020|

We're celebrating eight years of supporting the MARSOC community! On May 11, 2012, the MARSOC Foundation hosted its commissioning ceremony to formally announce its inception and launch. I have had the honor of witnessing first-hand the Foundation’s expansion, success, and impact over the past eight years, and have met some truly wonderful and amazing [...]

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