SPARKING MOMENTS OF JOY
Igniting Self-Confidence for a Lifetime of Success
Wender Weis Foundation for Children provides opportunites for underserved youth to step outside of their day-to-day and experience something inspiring.
Providing funds, programs, and experiences to underserved youth
Athletes and celebrities donating their time over the years
Undeserved children annually supported through our events and projects
Organizations we have funded or supported since our inception
Non-profit groups selected each year to attend events and programs
Recent Wender Weis Projects
Saturday, December 16, 2023
We will be sponsoring 60+ participants from Junior Giants and Ravenswood and Redwood City little leagues to attend a 2.5 hour clinic with Menlo High’s Varsity Baseball Coach, David Trujillo and members of his coaching staff and players. Each child leaves the clinic with fresh confidence and brand-new equipment.
Celebrating 30 Years in 2024
In partnership with City of East Palo Alto, Ravenswood Little League, and David Trujillo … stayed tuned for more information.
Thank You To Our Celebrity Heroes
Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Oracle Park · San Francisco · California
Wender Weis Foundation for Children will welcome guests to a holiday wonderland at Oracle Park for a magical evening of in-person activities to raise spirits as we raise funds. Our goal is to bring joy and to raise spirits for 500 underserved children by sponsoring their attendance at Holiday Heroes. We hope you can join us for an evening of holiday merriment and sports-filled treats.
Football Field at Palo Alto High School
A family-friendly event designed to benefit underserved Bay Area children. WWFC makes fitness fun with sports drills, and a chance to meet Stanford and professional athletes. Enjoy arts & crafts, photo-opps with athletes and mascots, fitness activities for all ages—and more!
The Corporate Experiences program provides virtual “field trips” for high school students to teach them about entry level roles in STEM fields. Students get a behind-the-scenes tour of STEM corporations that are making a difference in their communities and the chance to meet relatable employees in a variety of entry level roles.