The Wender Weis Foundation for Children (WWFC) will present the 6th annual Children’s Champions event, Saturday, May 18th from Noon to 2 p.m. at Menlo College in Atherton, CA. VIP festivities begin at 11 a.m. to Noon. The family-friendly fundraising event benefits at-risk children in the Bay Area and offers a day of fun, family entertainment and activities. “The kids who attend Children’s Champions will be treated to an afternoon of fun experiences the entire family can enjoy and one we hope they’ll always remember. Our mission at WWFC is to create moments of wonder that spark a lifetime of possibility,” said Amy Wender-Hoch founder of the Wender Weis Foundation for Children, celebrating its 25th anniversary of service in the Bay Area. Other elements of Children’s Champions include healthy food, sport-specific stations run by Stanford sports teams including men and women’s basketball, wrestling, and golf, a San Jose Earthquakes soccer station, plus arts and crafts, face-painting, balloons, and the opportunity to take photos with professional team athletes and mascots. “Ticket and sponsorship sales from Children’s Champions make it possible for hundreds of underserved youth from throughout the Peninsula to enjoy the experience. This year, WWFC plans to sponsor 500 kids and families from East Palo Alto,” said Wender-Hoch. Event chairs for Children’s Champions are Stephanie and Peter Oshman and Joanne Pasternack and Robert Bardin. Proceeds generated from Children’s Champions will to continue to fund a music therapy program at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and support underserved youth in East Palo Alto. To sponsor a child or attend Children’s Champions, please visit wenderweis.org.