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 [...]

2019-01-25T14:18:22+00:00January 19th, 2017|News|

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, [...]

2019-01-25T14:18:37+00:00January 7th, 2017|News|

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 [...]

2019-01-25T14:19:27+00:00December 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Charlie Batch Speaks to West Greene High School Students

On December 21st, Charlie Batch visited West Greene Middle/High School to meet with the students who volunteer and Peer Mentors and to talk with the entire student body at a school assembly. The local newspaper, The Observer-Reporter, covered the event, saying: "Batch, who played for the Steelers for 11 of his 15 years in the NFL, spoke to the student body Wednesday morning about making good life [...]

2019-01-25T14:20:18+00:00December 22nd, 2016|News|

Charlie Batch is Featured Speaker at U-M symposium on New Exercise & Sport Science Initiative

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT DATE: 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 EVENT: Media are invited to attend the University of Michigan Exercise & Sport Science Initiative Symposium 2016, a day of talks and panel discussions related to sport technology R&D, data science and analytics, and optimal performance. Featured speakers and panelists include: Charlie Batch, former NFL quarterback and co-founder of Impellia, a sports technology company; U-M athletic director [...]

2019-01-25T14:21:13+00:00September 27th, 2016|News|

Charlie Batch Featured in Parents.com 10 Tips Sports Story

This month, Parents Magazine ran a story titled, "10 Tips Now that Your Kid Wants to Be in the Olympics," and Charlie Batch provided one of the tips! For the tip "Continue to help your child develop many interests and abilities" the article says: "Family, leisure, academics, and social relationships are critical parts of a child's development that should not be neglected at the expense of sports. [...]

2019-01-25T14:21:31+00:00August 14th, 2016|News|

Charlie Batch to Keynote the Chambers YMCA 2016 Light of the Valley Awards Luncheon

On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at 11:45am, Charlie Batch will be the featured speaker for the Chambers YMCA 2016 Light of the Valley awards luncheon at the Wheeling Park White Palace. The luncheon, an annual fundraiser which benefits the YMCA’s programs for all children and families despite their ability to pay, will honor attorneys Jim and Linda Bordas of Wheeling. Read all the details in The Intelligencer/Wheeling [...]

2019-01-25T14:22:33+00:00August 10th, 2016|News|

Charlie Batch & Impellia Attend 2016 Geek Wire Sports Summit

Charlie Batch and representatives from Impellia - Charlie's performance, wellness, rehabilitation and injury prevention technology company - joined more than 300 techies, geeks, entrepreneurs, executives, athletes, coaches, team owners, and many others for the first ever Geek Wire Sports Summit. The day-long event focused on the quickly trending intersection of sports and technology. Charlie was featured in Geek Wire coverage of the event, including an article that read: "Folks [...]

2019-01-25T14:22:20+00:00July 20th, 2016|News|