Champions 4 Children
LAST UPDATED: 16 April 2019

Champions for Children of Southwest Florida was established in 2013 by the Shanfelter family. Their goal is to support organizations that directly help children in need locally and nationwide.

They have made significant donations to the Lee County Chapter of Blessings in a Backpack, Hope Kins Card and KCares for Kids Walk.

This fundraiser is uniquely structured over an entire weekend of events where sponsors and participants will enjoy the company of true sports champions from former NFL, NBA, MLB, PGA as well as Olympic Athletes and Collegiate Stars.

Gold Level Sponsors are paired with the Champion of their choice on a first come first served basis to play an entire round of golf. The weekend involves VIP welcome evening, Friday night dinner concert and auction, Saturday golf tournament and dinner awards ceremony.

The 2019 Champions included: Ki-Jana Carter, Bronson Arroyo, OJ McDuffie, Jack "Goose" Givens, Brian O'Neal, Matt Vanderbeek, Matt Bahr, Jeff George, Tony Nathan, Nolan Henke, Chris Conlin, Tom Toth, George McNeil, Kenny Bontz, Mike Scully, Jim Andrews, Adam Piatt, Scott Kehoe, Rogers Alexander, Tim Scully, Pat Milkovich, Laurin Conlin, Mike Williams, and Keith "Goon" Conlin.

What a great gathering of outstanding individuals, not only are they willing to donate their time, talent and treasure BUT they are also willing to share an entire 18 holes of golf with players like Eric Pfeifer. Now, that requires a great sense of humor as well. THANK YOU to every one of you! The Children of Lee County are worth every minute of your time.

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