Tuesday, December 6, 2022

at Oracle Park

Holiday Heroes is full of surprises – prepare to be delighted!

Celebrate this season of giving with an event that brings the joy of the holidays to you, your family, and to hundreds of other Bay Area children and their families who need a little help to make this season magical.

Holiday Heroes is an inclusive environment where children and families from every background enjoy once-in-a-lifetime moments together. Our event seeks to inspire, motivate and delight.

1/3 of our event attendees are sponsored families. For some, this will be their only celebration this holiday season, and the gifts they receive at our event will be the only ones they enjoy.

VIP RECEPTION

ON THE FIELD* | 4:30–6:00pm
S’mores · Dugout · Cocktails & Treats · Photo Ops · 49ers Prep · Earthquakes FUN!

MAIN RECEPTION

ON THE FIELD* | 5:30–8:30pm
Celebrity Guests · Teen Dance Party · Holiday Crafts · Cookie Decorating · Snowglobes · Arcade Games

*Weather permitting

We are excited to announce

Inspiration Award Recipient

Fred Warner

San Francisco 49ers

San Franciscio 2022 Football
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Community Philanthropy Award Recipient

Liam Mayclem

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Event Host

Amy G.

Holiday Heroes will be celebrated in three very special ways this year.

First, in order to prioritize the safety of our guests at our in-person event, we require all attendees ages 12+  to be vaccinated. Guests 5-11 can attend if they are vaccinated with at least one shot or provide a negative test, and guests under 5 can attend with proof of a negative test. For negative tests, we will accept PCR test taken within 72 hours of the event or antigen [rapid] test taken within 24 hours of the event.  View details here.

Holiday Heroes will be outdoors (weather permitting) at Oracle Park for a magical evening of in-person activities to raise spirits as we raise funds.

Holiday Heroes will be a masked event, regardless of vaccination status, with proof of vaccination required.

Next, for those who choose not to attend in person, we will be sending you Holiday Heroes Wonder Boxes filled with sleigh-full of goodies and treats. you can enjoy At Home with … Holiday Heroes presented by Kaiser Permanente.

Finally, our 2021 goal is to bring joy and to raise spirits for 300 underserved children either through delivery of Be-A-Hero boxes or attendance at Holiday Heroes.

When: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 5:30 PM

Where: Outside at Oracle Park for holiday cheer and merriment

Attire: Festive holiday attire

Who: Anyone seeking a magical evening full of holiday fun!

Why: To make spirits bright while raising funds for at-risk children and their families. In addition to 1/3 of our event guests being sponsored families, with funds raised at Holiday Heroes, we will continue to create permanent play structures in the Bay Area as well as provide grants to local Bay Area organizations.

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New Baseball Gloves for Underserved Kids!

Help us provide new gloves to each child attending our December 17 Holiday Diamond Baseball Clinic. This will be a gift that they can use for years!

Donate $150 and we will deliver a new glove. $350 funds a player to attend the Clinic.

Donate a Glove. Support a Player.
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Ages 12 and over must be vaccinated*

Those attending from home can order a Wonder Box full of holiday fun!

Send a Be-A-Hero Box to an at-risk child

Did your Wonder Box arrive?

Please try to contain your excitement, and wait until our virtual event on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 5pm* to open your box. We will be sending an email to you with a link to the event!

If you would like to share that feeling of joy, consider donating a Be-A-Hero Box which will deliver festive crafts and goodies to an underserved child PLUS the box includes essential items that will make the holiday season brighter for their entire family.

Highlights from our 2019 event.

2022 EVENT CO-CHAIRS
Elizabeth Johnson and Ed Conlon
Lindsay and Wyatt Millar

HONORARY CHAIRS
Ashley and Morgan Berman
Michelle Gilman Jasen and Rich Jasen
Emilie and Andrew Lynch

Ballpark Magic will include:

  • Batting Cage Access
  • Bullpen Fun
  • 1AM SF Graffiti and Hip Hop
  • Dryvebox Golf
  • Face Painting
  • Snowglobe Making
  • Cookie Decorating
  • Teen Zone
  • Team Mascots & Trophies
  • Holiday Surprises & Delights!
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Special holiday visitors

49ers Gold Rush
Cheerleaders
Cal Oski
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Lou Seal
San Francisco Ballet
Nutcracker Dancers

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Showtime Productions
S.J. Sharkie
Sourdough Sam
Stomper
vineyard vines
DJ D Sharp

Get sponsorship level information with fun benefits

2020 Inspiration Award

Pablo Sandoval

Forever San Francisco Giants
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Holiday Heroes 2018

2020 Community Philanthropy Award Recipient

Stephen Revetria

Giants Enterprises

Celebrity Heroes

Jennifer Azzi

Olympic Gold Medalist

 

Dennis Brown

SF 49ers Alumnus

 

Joe Cannon

San Jose Earthquakes Alumnus

 

Amy Gutierrez

NBC Sports Bay Area

 

Eric Heitmann

SF 49ers Alumnus

 

Kelechi Osemele

Oakland Raiders

 

Alexis Pence

YouTube personality

Hunter Pence

MLB Outfielder

 

Kristen Sze

ABC7-tv, San Francisco

 

Khari Stephenson

San Jose Earthquakes Alumnus

 

Solomon Thomas

San Francisco 49ers

 

Ricky Watters

San Francisco 49ers Alumnus

 

Ian Williams

San Francisco 49ers Alumnus, NBC Sports Bay Area

 

Chris Wondolowski

San Jose Earthquakes

Our Impact

1,500+ attendees enjoyed our live event at the ballpark—including prominent community members, families, business leaders and athletes. In addition, more than 500 underserved children and their families are able to enjoy this delightful holiday experience annually.

50,000+ Underserved children supported through our beneficiaries


50,000+ Underserved children attending Holiday Heroes


$5.1 million Donated to our beneficiaries, and into the community


600 Athletes & celebrities donating their time over the years

Holiday Heroes 2019

A Partial List of 2022 Beneficiaries

49ers Academy
Edgewood
Family House
Junior Giants
Play Marin
Raphael House
Safe and Sound
Youth Community Service

We believe all kids deserve a chance to just be kids. We encourage youth to laugh hard, grow tall, and dream big through access to sports, after school programs, health care services, and exceptional experiences.

Our goal is to send 500 UNDERSERVED KIDS to Holiday Heroes to raise spirits, while we raise funds!

Holiday Heroes is a long standing smile-filled and magical experience for children and adults.

This year, we’re bringing holiday joy to Oracle Park to raise critically-needed funds for children and their families who are in crisis.

Inspiration Award

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Alexis & Hunter Pence

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Presented by Level Construction Supply with Tiffany & Co.

Inspiration Award

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Alexis & Hunter Pence

Information on why we picked them and how excited we are. They are so amazing. Information on why we picked them and how excited we are. They are so amazing. Information on why we picked them and how excited we are. They are so amazing.

Presented by Level Construction Supply with Tiffany & Co.

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