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Shout-out to our young service leaders
who helped organize wrapping 5000 toys. Thank you Kyle & Mika for being the Best of the Batch
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Videos: Recent Speaking Engagements & Media Appearances

  • "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

  • “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

  • “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

  • “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

Snowmen at Night

Snowmen at Night

Ever wonder what your snowman is up to while you sleep? Find out and search for hidden pictures on every page of this fun and frosty book.
 
Santa Is Coming to Pgh

Santa is coming to Pittsburgh

Santa Clause is coming to town, and not just any town –YOUR TOWN! In this book, you can follow Santa’s flight path through Homestead, Oakland and many more of our neighborhoods as he delivers gifts on Christmas Eve.

There are so many wonderful books to read this time of year, I couldn’t pick just one! I’ll be reading these and many more during my holiday break. Will you join me?

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