2025 Date To Be Announced

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

Join Wender Weis Foundation for Children for a fun day with sports drills and 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, 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 giving back to the local community. 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 stations
  • Donation station for collecting new sporting goods

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

2024 Change Maker

Danielle Slaton

Bay FC Co-Founder
Former USNWT Soccer Player


Awesome 2024 Activities included:

2024 Sports Drills and Skills with Stanford Teams Include:

Stanford Football • Stanford Men’s Basketball

Stanford Women’s Basketball • Stanford Wrestling

Stanford Fencing • Stanford Field Hockey • Stanford Men’s Gymnastics

Stanford Women’s Gymnastics • Stanford Men’s Soccer

Stanford Men’s Volleyball

Professional Team Athletes & Mascots & More

San Jose Earthquakes • San Francisco Giants Race

Menlo High School Varsity Baseball • 49ers Prep Football

Photo Opportunities & Autographs
Custom Trucker Hats
Arts and Crafts
Snacks and Refreshments

*scheduled appearances subject to change

Gift your family a day of fitness fun

Give the gift of inspiration

Help these kids dream BIG!

Learn more about the event and its impact

Become an in-kind sponsor

Download a Sponsorship PDF

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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