Charlie Batch to Speak in Bedford County on Feb. 16

The Altoona Mirror announced that Charlie Batch will be speaking at the Bedford County Chamber Foundation's John Anderson Distinguished Speaker Series on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 at the Bedford Elks Country Club. "We are so excited to welcome Charlie Batch to Bedford County," said Chamber Foundation Executive Director Kellie Goodman Shaffer. "Certainly, Steeler fans will be thrilled to hear from a long-time member of the Black and Gold, [...]

2019-01-25T14:36:31+00:00January 23rd, 2016|News|

KDKA-TV: Hundreds Of Volunteers Wrap Gifts For Batch Foundation Toy Drive

Last Saturday, hundreds of volunteers helped to wrap toys and other holiday gifts from the “Batch-A-Toys” holiday toy drive. Batch said he’s thankful for the volunteers who made the event possible. “When you see people out here volunteering their time on a Saturday, coming out here and really believing in what we’re doing, I mean, it’s just truly, truly a blessing to be in this position,” he said. [...]

2019-01-25T14:36:17+00:00December 14th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

Charlie Batch Shares 5 Principles of Learning Integrity in Sports

This week, Charlie Batch shared his five principles of learning integrity through sports with the website, a place for parents seeking balance, sanity and an edge in the crazy world of youth sports. In the article, Charlie shares the moment that he learned to act with good sportsmanship, and he shares the motivation behind the Dignity & Respect Sportsmanship program that he developed with his wife, Tasha, [...]

2019-01-25T14:37:22+00:00December 9th, 2015|News|

Batch-A-Toys on KDKA-TV &!

Yesterday, Charlie Batch, his wife Tasha, and dozens of Best of the Batch Foundation volunteers collected gifts for children of all ages at the 10th annual “Batch-A-Toys” holiday toy drive. The event, covered by KDKA-TV, and many other media outlets, took place outside in the US Steel Building Plaza. “I’m always amazed by the generosity of this city and the turnout for our Batch-A-Toys event,” said Charlie, noting [...]

2019-01-25T14:37:39+00:00December 2nd, 2015|News|

Charlie Batch "Blown Away" by Attendance at 9th Annual In the Pocket Event

This week, Charlie Batch and the Best of the Batch Foundation hosted the 9th Annual In the Pocket Event at Latitude 360 in Robinson Twp. The event was covered by Behind the Steel Curtain reporter Dani Bostick, who wrote, "Charlie Batch is everyone's favorite backup quarterback. He also does important work in the community. He hosted a fundraiser for his foundation on Monday." The article goes on to [...]

2019-01-25T14:38:25+00:00November 11th, 2015|News|

Heroic-leadership event features former Detroit Lion Charlie Batch

Organizers are expecting more than 1,000 people for the fall GEARup2LEAD conference at The Whiting Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 2, according to an article on The conference will feature several speakers, including former Detroit Lion Charlie Batch as this year's keynote speaker. "People usually only see the end result, and that's being a professional football player, but when they start to hear about the journey on some of [...]

2019-01-25T14:38:43+00:00October 2nd, 2015|News|

Charlie Shares Experience Backing Up Ben with Trib

Charlie shares his thoughts about Michael Vick's challenge tonight, telling the Trib that it's:  “Probably as difficult a situation as you would have as a backup, other than the starter going down in the fourth quarter — after you've been standing around for three hours — and it's third-and-15,” he said with a laugh. “Honestly, that's the reality of being a backup quarterback. You don't know when [...]

2019-01-25T14:39:16+00:00October 1st, 2015|News|

Former Detroit Lion Charlie Batch looks to reach Flint audience through tale of tragedy to triumph

Charlie Batch has been selected to serve as a keynote speaker at the inaugural GEARup2LEAD conference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Whiting Auditorium, 1241 E. Kearsley St., in Flint, Michigan. GEARup2LEAD is a new local organization with a mission to inspire and educate youth and adults to become heroic leaders. The group believes developing a growth mindset, engaging empathy, taking action and [...]

2019-01-25T14:40:28+00:00August 11th, 2015|News|

How Ben Roethlisberger Grew Up and Became One of the NFL’s Great Teammates

The Bleacher Report gave Charlie Batch a major shout out in a recent article, saying he played an instrumental role in helping Ben Roethlisberger become a better leader. The story says, "Roethlisberger called Batch and asked if he could go out for a beer. They met at Quaker Steak & Lube in Pittsburgh and sat at a table in the corner where they wouldn't be disturbed. He asked [...]

2019-01-25T14:40:48+00:00August 6th, 2015|News|