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Comcast Foundation Awards Grant to Best of the Batch Foundation

Today, the Comcast Foundation announced it has awarded more than $300,000 in grants to organizations throughout Pennsylvania including the Best of the Batch Foundation.

The Comcast announcement stated: “In Pittsburgh, Best of the Batch Foundation supports students by providing technology and school-readiness programs in local communities. ‘Best of the Batch Foundation is pleased to continue our partnership with the Comcast Foundation as we bring state of the art technology to our students,’ said Founder and President, Charlie Batch.

‘Thanks to the new equipment, like 3-D printers and 3-D pens that we will be able to purchase for our Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math Club, we will create new learning outlets and open doors to careers and opportunities.'”

Read the full announcement here.

WQED Features Charlie Batch & The Best of the Batch Foundation

In a recent feature story, WQED recently featured Charlie Batch and the Best of the Batch Foundation. The show tells the story of Charlie’s life growing up in Homestead, Pennsylvania, his pursuit of a professional football career, and his motivation for founding the Best of the Batch Foundation.

The show goes on to explain the foundation’s mission, its basketball league, literacy programs, Batch-A-Toys program, alternative school programs, In the Pocket event and much more.

Watch the full story here!

Featured on KDKA-TV: Batch A Toys’ Event Provides Food, Presents For Deserving Families

This holiday season, Charlie Batch and the Best of the Batch Foundation were featured on KDKA-TV for their annual “Batch-A-Toys” event, which provides presents for deserving local Pittsburgh-area families.

Now in it’s 10th year, Batch-A-Toys gathered and distributed food, household items and toys to children, families and community organizations.

The story features interviews with Charlie and with Latasha Wilson-Batch, Executive Director of the Best of the Batch Foundation.

Watch the full story here on KDKA-TV.


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Featured on KDKA-TV: Batch A Toys’ Event Provides Food, Presents For Deserving Families