Children’s Champions is a fun, family-friendly event benefiting at-risk children in the Bay Area.  The Wender Weis Foundation for Children (WWFC) and Fit Kids are coming together to help  make fitness fun. Held at Menlo College, Children’s Champions will feature sports drills, clinics, and demonstrations with Stanford athletes, Fit Kids activities, such as an obstacle course, relay races, capture the flag games, arts and crafts, the opportunity to take photos with professional team athletes and mascots, pop-up fitness activities for adults, and more.

VIP Pre-Event: 11 AM–12 NOON

A pre-event hour featuring exclusive sports drills with Stanford athletes, athlete panel, early access to Bay Area professional athletes for autographs and photos, Fit Kids activities, crafts, face painting and more.

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Menlo College, Atherton, CA

VIP Event: 11AM-12PM
Main Event: 12PM – 2PM

2016 Change Maker Award Recipient


Hall of Fame wide receiver, San Francisco 49ers
(Please refrain from asking for autographs or photos. We would like Jerry to be able to interact with all of the children attending)

Presented by David Shaw, The Bradford M. Freeman Director of Football & Head Football Coach, Stanford University

Event Highlights

Sports Drills & Clinics with Stanford Teams
Professional Team Athletes & Mascots
Fit Kids Activities
Obstacle Courses
Three-Legged & Spoon & Egg Races
Arts & Crafts by Sophie’s Stress Free Soirées
Photo Opportunities & Autographs
Lunch & Refreshments

Athletes scheduled to appear

(partial list includes)*
Zane Beadles, San Francisco 49ers
Dennis Brown, San Francisco 49ers Alumnus
Latavius Murray, Oakland Raiders
Brennan Scarlett, Houston Texans
Shayne Skov, San Francisco 49ers

College and Professional Team Clinics

San Jose Earthquakes Street Team Soccer
Stanford Fencing
Stanford Football
Stanford Golf
Stanford Rugby
Stanford Taekwondo
Stanford Track and Field & Cross Country
Stanford Women’s Basketball
Stanford Women’s Volleyball
Stanford Wrestling

Special Appearances

Q (San Jose Earthquakes)

We cannot guarantee the appearance of any athlete or special guest.