Esther is the founder of the Esther Vergeer Foundation. Since 2004, the foundation introduces children with a disability to sports and its positive effects. As a figurehead of the foundation, she is closely involved with all the activities by the Esther Vergeer Foundation.

Esther: “We try to inspire, motivate and encourage the children to be pro-active. The focus of our activities is on the fun side of sports, not on the disability of the young athlete. Sports strengthens your health, self-reliance and self-confidence and provides opportunities for them; the kids can join in and get a chance for a future.