The Best of the Batch Foundation's annual toy donation event, Batch A Toys, was another huge success in 2019! Thousands of toys were donated this year, and hundreds of volunteers came out to wrap the gifts for local families in need. Thank you to everyone who participated!
Special thanks to the Dunkin Donuts Pittsburgh Team who came out to the Best of the Batch Foundation to support our Batch-A-Toys event! This group worked with Charlie Batch and the foundation team to wrap dozens of presents for children and families this holiday season. For more information about Batch-A-Toys, click here.
Thank you to the team of Best Buy volunteers who generously donated their time and energy to wrap presents for Batch-A-Toys! We are grateful for their continued partnership and support. For more information about Batch-A-Toys, please visit: BatchFoundation.org
Special thanks to the folks at MSA who came to Charlie's Clubhouse to help him wrap up some holiday cheer! The group wrapped dozens of presents that will be delivered to area families on Christmas Eve by Charlie and his wife, Tasha. For more information about Batch-A-Toys, go to: BatchFoundation.org
The 2018 Batch-A-Toys season is off to a great start, with volunteers from South University joining Charlie Batch to wrap dozens of gifts last Friday! Batch-A-Toys is a significant community program where the Foundation adopts more than 100 Allegheny County families and provides toys and essential household items (dishes, glassware, sheets, pots, etc.) More than 6,000 toys and household products are donated and wrapped by more than [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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, MSN.com 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 [...]