Videos: Recent Speaking Engagements & Media Appearances

  • The Salvation Army

    "Charlie was wonderful! We really appreciated how he referred to the fact that he was helped by The Salvation Army when he was young, and how he encouraged volunteerism. His speech was heartfelt and delivered with passion. I received many positive comments from attendees."

    -- Donna L. Fencik, Divisional Director of Marketing & PR, The Salvation Army

  • Eastern Michigan University

    "Charlie Batch has been a great role model for our students with his commitment to serving others and to excel on the field and in his home community.  His commencement speech was funny, heartwarming and inspirational to our students."

    -- Dr. Sue Martin, President, Eastern Michigan University


  • Society of Carbide & Tool Engineers

    "On behalf of our membership, please convey our thanks to Mr. Batch for speaking last Thursday. By far, Mr. Batch was the best speaker we have had in the last 20 years since I have been on the board!"

    -- Craig A. Judy, Society of Carbide & Tool Engineers

  • Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council

    "Charlie Batch captivated the audience at our Leaders for Literacy Luncheon with his message of perseverance in the face of adversity.  Like our students, Charlie encountered many challenges and setbacks in life, and yet he has achieved greatness both on and off the field.  Batch inspired guests with a glimpse into his personal tragedy and lessons learned that turned his life around."

    -- Don Block, Executive Director, Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council

  • United Way of Allegheny County

    “Compassionate, intelligent, genuine. Charlie has a compelling personal story that led him to a life of giving back to the youth in his hometown. Charlie brings his status as a professional NFL Quarterback to focus employers and their employees on the pressing and urgent needs of disadvantaged youth. He has been a great spokesperson for United Way of Allegheny County.”

    -- Bob Nelkin, President & Chief Professional Officer United Way of Allegheny County

  • LaRoche College

    “I do not believe I have heard a finer Commencement address than the one you delivered to our graduates. It was touching, it was heartfelt, and looking down at the faces of our graduates, I hope you saw how much your words meant to them. You had them from your first word to your last.”

    -- Sister Candace, President of LaRoche College

  • Carmeuse Lime and Stone

    “Charlie’s presentation was engaging, personal and inspiring. Charlie is a grounded and passionate individual whose life has been touched by tragedy and good fortune. . . . His presentation style and candor make him believable as he motivates others to take action.”

    -- Tom Buck, President & CEO, Carmeuse Lime and Stone

Chargie’s Pick

Little Quack's New Friend

“Little Quack’s New Friend” by Lauren Thompson teaches kids to see past differences, have fun and make new friends.

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