Champions Volunteer Foundation
Be a Champion - Be a Volunteer!
The Champions Volunteer Foundation represents a diverse group of people coming together, donating their time to raise funds for charitable purposes including youth recreational, educational and well-care programs.
More than 1100 volunteers come together from all over our local community and beyond to volunteer their time to work on 20 different committees for the annual BNP Paribas Open and other events held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The professional tournament committees include administration, ambassadors, ball kid coordinators, club suites, credentials, gates, information/programs, lost & found, media hospitality, media services, player concierge, player tickets, private housing, renewal tent, shuttles, special events, player/VIP transportation, ushers and volunteer services.
Since its inception in 2002, The Champions Volunteer Foundation has raised and donated over $1.2 million to a variety of local non-profit organizations including, but not limited to: The Barbara Sinatra Children's Center, Foundation for the Retarded, Desert Blind & Handicapped, Martha's Kitchen, People Helping People, USA, Palm Springs Stroke Activity Center, Children's Discovery Museum, Boys & Girls Club, Assistance League of Palm Springs, Head Start, National Junior Tennis League, Catholic Charities, Angel View Crippled Children's Foundation, Shelter From the Storm, Gilda's Club Desert Cities, Coachella Valley Rescue Mission, Family YMCA-Palm Desert and more.