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Sunday, May 19, 2024
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Palo Alto High School – Football Field

EVENT CHAIRS

Maryam Fariabi Neil

Jenn Kramer

Azin Massoudi Richa

A joy-filled afternoon of sports and activities benefiting underserved children throughout the Bay Area.

Join Wender Weis Foundation for Children for fun with fitness, sports drills, clinics, demonstrations, and a chance to meet Stanford athletes. Enjoy arts & crafts, face painting, photo trading cards, photo-ops with professional team athletes and mascots, pop-up fitness activities for adults—and more!

Event details

Wender Weis Foundation for Children’s (WWFC) proudly presents Children’s Champions, a family-friendly afternoon of sports, activities, art, snacks, and philanthropy. The event will feature:

  • Interactive sports stations with athletes from Stanford University as well as some of your favorite Bay Area professional sports teams
  • Photo opportunities and laughs with team mascots and sports heroes
  • Arts and crafts for all ages, featuring WWFC commemorative tiles, creativity stations, and more
  • Donation station for making greeting cards and collecting sporting goods, books, and art supplies

An amazing afternoon of family time that also supports underserved families in our community!

2022 Change Makers

NFL Legend Alex Smith and wife, Elizabeth Smith
and Special Olympics athlete and advocate, Justin Steinberg.

Our 2022 ChangeMakers Champions and Heroes live purposeful lives and provide robust examples for the next generation.

WWFC is proud to partner with Special Olympics of Northern California as we honor Alex & Elizabeth Smith and Justin Steinberg, and look forward to showcasing their great work at the event.

changemakers

Awesome 2023 Activities included:

2024 Team Support TBA
2023 Sports Drills and Skills with Stanford Teams Included:

Stanford Beach Volleyball • Stanford Field Hockey
Stanford Football • Stanford Men’s Basketball
Stanford Men’s Gymnastics
Stanford Men’s Tennis (schedules permitting)
Stanford Women’s Basketball • Stanford Women’s Gymnastics
Stanford Women’s Soccer • Stanford Women’s Volleyball
Stanford Wrestling

Professional Team Athletes & Mascots & More

San Jose Earthquakes • Diamond Baseball Academy/Menlo School Varsity Baseball • Special Olympics Northern California

Photo Opportunities & Autographs
Dryvebox
Graffiti Art Project
Custom Trucker Hats
Arts and Crafts
DesignX Activity
Snacks and Refreshments

*Participation subject to change

Gift your family a day of fitness fun

Give the gift of inspiration

Help these kids dream BIG!

Join our Youth Committee

To do so, we are asking for your child to sponsor one (1) underserved child to attend Children’s Champions.

And we would love it if your child would volunteer on Sunday, May 19 as well.

Fun from Past Children’s Champions Events

Celebrity Heroes

Jennifer Azzi

Olympic Gold Medalist

 

Dennis Brown

SF 49ers Alumnus

 

Joe Cannon

San Jose Earthquakes Alumnus

 

Amy Gutierrez

NBC Sports Bay Area

 

Eric Heitmann

SF 49ers Alumnus

 

Kelechi Osemele

Oakland Raiders

 

Alexis Pence

YouTube personality

Hunter Pence

MLB Outfielder

 

Kristen Sze

ABC7-tv, San Francisco

 

Khari Stephenson

San Jose Earthquakes Alumnus

 

Solomon Thomas

San Francisco 49ers

 

Ricky Watters

San Francisco 49ers Alumnus

 

Ian Williams

San Francisco 49ers Alumnus, NBC Sports Bay Area

 

Chris Wondolowski

San Jose Earthquakes

Musical Performances

Wonder Bread Five

 

Ricky Watters, Jr

Special holiday visitors

Clo the Cow, Clover Stornetta

 

Holiday Bear

 

Juggling Elf

 

Golden State Warriors Dance Team Members

 

Lou Seal, San Francisco Giants

 

Q, San Jose Earthquakes

 

San Francisco 49ers GoldRush Cheerleaders

 

Stomper, Oakland Athletics

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