NFL Alumni Northern California Chapter was proud to lend its support to the annual United Airlines Fantasy Flight to the North Pole on December 2, 2017 from San Francisco Airport, which gives children afflicted by illness, poverty and special needs the experience of a lifetime. For decades, Fantasy Flights have been an annual holiday tradition in several of United’s markets. For one day each December, United employees transform airport gate areas into a winter wonderland to give children afflicted by illness, poverty and special needs the experience of a lifetime.
Fantasy Flights transport kids to an entirely new world, complete with singing and dancing, toys, crafts and Santa Claus himself. The children and their families have the opportunity to board an actual aircraft, and then are flown around the Bay Area and land at another gate where employees create the magic of the North Pole.
The NorCal chapter was represented by former 49ers and Super Bowl Champions Allan Kennedy and Dennis Brown, and former Steeler All-Pro Mike Merriweather, who joined other former NBA athletes and several Olympians, who gave these children a well-deserved experience they won’t soon forget.