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Athletes will visit with students and participate in weekend food distribution Fort Myers elementary school students will get a chance to see some of their sports heroes in person on May 5 as Blessings in a Backpack Southwest Florida brings these champions to Tice Elementary and James Stephens International Academy in Fort Myers. As part of the Champions 4 Children Charity weekend at Sanibel Harbor and Resort, the athletes will visit the schools to meet
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
Photo: Nancy Nutile-McMenemy American Idol” winner Taylor Hicks will play a poolside concert next month for a Southwest Florida fundraiser. Hicks, who won season 5 of the TV competition, performs May 5 at Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort in Lee County as part of a weekend’s worth of activities for the fundraising event Champions 4 Children SWFL. Tickets for the concert are $35 ($100 for VIP) and available now. The weekend’s activities will also feature scenic day cruises,
Fiddlesticks members have raised more than $540k for food security program The Bobby Nichols Charity Foundation recently presented $116,000 to Blessings in a Backpack of Southwest Florida to support its mission of making hunger-free weekends a reality for food-insecure children in Lee and Collier counties. Proceeds from the 15th annual Nichols Cup Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament were earmarked for several not-for-profit organizations who serve vulnerable children. In Lee and Collier counties, 60,000 elementary students who receive
Can you believe we are less than 2 months away from the Champions 4 Children event? This year’s event will be held May 4-6 and will provide new ways for sponsors and guests to participate, along with returning and new champions, amazing auctions items and much more. Can’t wait to see you all there! http://www.champions4childrenswfl.com/  
As 64 teams take to the court, take a time-out to consider the 65 hours that many children go without eating on the weekends. You can provide the assist  to a child living with food insecurity and #BeTheMVP. 🏀