Charlie Batch was the keynote speaker at the United Way of Gratiot, Michigan's first ever Community Leaders Conference on Tuesday. The former Detroit Lions’ and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback inspired the crowd with his story of perseverance and humbleness. After his remarks, Charlie told the Morning Sun News, "At some point in all of our lives we receive help, no matter where we’re at. It’s also about understanding [...]
This month, Charlie Batch's sports technology company, Impellia, announced that it has hired Doug Whaley, former Bills GM, to serve as a senior sports business advisor. SBJ covered the announcement, including interviews from Whaley and the Impellia leadership team. Read the full story here.
On June 30th, Charlie Batch joined anti-hunger advocates to kick off this year's free summer meals program. At the kickoff event held in the gym of Pittsburgh Faison K-5 School in Homewood, Charlie spoke to more than 100 kids and their parents about the importance of healthy eating and maintaining a balanced diet, even during the summer months. The purpose of the summer meals program, created by the [...]
In an article titled, "How Jacksonville Jaguars' Offensive Lineman Kelvin Beachum Leverages LinkedIn," Beachum credits Charlie Batch's advice and ongoing LinkedIn strategies with helping him succeed beyond football. The article reads, in part: "Beachum added that when he was playing with the Pittsburgh Steelers as a rookie in 2012, he learned from now-retired NFL quarterback Charlie Batch about the inner workings of how athletes should conduct themselves [...]
Listen as Charlie Batch talks Steelers Super Bowl memories, the Patriots, Ben Roethlisberger's possible retirement, and much more with Frank & Yarbs on WFNZ-FM Bustin' Loose radio. Click here and advance to minute 33 of the show to hear Charlie on air!
Impellia, the sports medicine/technology venture by Charlie Batch and partners, announced this week that they have agreed to partner with the University of Michigan and the schools student athletes! The story, covered by SportTechie.com, reads in part: "The two entities will be working together to analyze product data while the Pittsburgh-based startup Impellia receives feedback from University of Michigan staff and players around its software and sensor-based [...]
Live from Super Bowl media week, Charlie Batch shared his memories of his Super Bowl experience, his love for dogs with 620WDAE and the iHeart Radio listening audience. Listen to the full interview here!
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]