Meet celebrity “Champions” during a weekend to benefit Blessings in a Backpack

April 21, 2017 CONRIC PR

Limited tickets remain for select events at the annual Champions 4 Children Charity weekend, to be held at Sanibel Harbor Resort & Spa from May 4- 6. While aiding children in need, the one-of-a kind event will feature the opportunity to interact with big-time athletes from a variety of sports including the NFL, NBA, MLB, PGA as well as Olympic and collegiate players.

Highlighted athletes include Bishop Verot alum and former MLB Outfielder Adam Piatt and NFL Defensive Lineman Steve Emtman. These superstars join the list of seasoned champions, past and present, such as Olympic Bronze Medalist Nate Carr, veteran LPGA player TerryJo Myers and former St. Louis Cardinal Jason Isringhausen. A full list of present and past Champions is available at

Attendees, sponsors, and guests will enjoy many festivities, including a poolside concert with American Idol winner Taylor Hicks. Tickets are going fast so get yours at

The Champions 4 Children Golf event has become so popular that two flights are offered this year. Hole Sponsorships are still available until April 27 for a small donation of $250, including signage and two general admission tickets to the Taylor Hicks poolside concert. Featured hole sponsors include: Jaguar Land Rover of Fort Myers, Vidussi, Goldsmith, Hull & Co., ChampionshipEDGE Sports Leadership and Lomano-Nicholson & Associations of Royal Shell Real Estate.

All proceeds from the charity weekend will go directly to children. The largest beneficiary of the Champions 4 Children 2017 weekend will be Blessings in a Backpack of Southwest Florida, which feeds more than 3,200 children at schools and programs across Lee and Collier County including: Tice Elementary, Sanibel School, James Stephens Academy, Unity Charter of Cape Coral, Unity Charter of Fort Myers, Colonial Elementary, Golden Gate Elementary, J. Colin English Elementary, Villas Elementary, Shadowlawn Elementary, Mirror Lakes Elementary, Bonita Springs Assistance Office, Boys and Girls Club of Lehigh, Veterans Park Elementary and Bonita Springs Charter School.

A donation of $100 feeds a child for an entire school year, any contributions are tax deductible. Monetary donations are also accepted year-around to help children in need. Visit for information and to donate.

About Champions 4 Children

Champions 4 Children was founded in 2013 by a group of families in Southwest Florida who wanted to bring their love of sports and charity together to make the biggest impact possible for children in their community. For more information, visit

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