STAMFORD - Hundreds of business leaders gathered in Stamford today to support a cause dedicated to providing resources for children. 

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman was the speaker at the Boys and Girls Club of Stamford held its annual Champions of Youth breakfast this morning at Chelsea Piers. 

Organizers say it kicks off the group's annual capitol campaign. 

They say proceeds support after-school programs, sports and scholarships for kids in the community.