The Newport Beach 1/1 Foundation’s mission as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization is to provide charitable assistance and relief for 1/1 Battalion Marines and their family members who are injured, ill, distressed or otherwise in need of financial or other assistance.
The 1st Battalion, 1st Marines is one of the most decorated and distinguished units in the Marine Corps. It is an integral part of America’s premier force-in-readiness that has historically been first to the fight whenever conflict arises. The unit has played a major role in some of the most important military campaigns throughout our Nation’s history. The motto “Ready to Fight” not only reflects 1/1’s ability to respond to any crisis on short notice, but also its eagerness to support and defend the rights and freedoms of every American.