• We're Growing!

    The new expanded Clubhouse will be able to serve significantly more financially challenged children and will be a true hive of activity for the Homestead community. But there’s a lot to do before we can break ground. Find out how you can get involved.

  • Project C.H.U.C.K.

    Project C.H.U.C.K. teaches the children discipline, self-confidence, team orientation, and the fundamental skills of basketball, all while having a great time!

  • Dignity & Respect Sportsmanship Program

    Encourages teams, students, families, and friends to participate in pre-game dignity and respect activities intended to set the tone for game day.

  • Application period has closed

    Best of the Batch Foundation Scholarships are awarded to seniors attending a high school in Western Pennsylvania and are awarded based on financial need, academic performance, leadership potential and community involvement. Awards will be announced in August.

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Fanfare:  Familylinks' Just Jazz 4 fundraiser

On April 15 internationally renowned band Spyro Gyra came to Manchester Craftsman's Guild, North Shore. Honorary chairs for the annual event were Charlie Batch and Latasha Wilson-Batch.

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Chuck Cooper Foundation Honors Charlie Batch

Chuck Cooper III honors his father's barrier-breaking career with a foundation that celebrates his accolades beyond basketball.  

 

Women & Girls Foundation Crossroads Convention

You could feel the excitement in the air after a day of amazing speakers and inspirational stories from the Women and Girls Foundation of Southwestern Pa.’s Crossroads Conference. One of the most diverse events I’ve #SEEN in Pittsburgh, the conference drew women of all ages, races, demographics and economic backgrounds to come together in a spirit of unity. 

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Heart Ball 2016 

Deep in the heart of Pittsburgh, more than 800 guests brought their cowboy boots (well, a few did anyway) to enjoy a “western-themed” black tie affair to support the American Heart Association.

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Painting With A Purpose

Join us on Saturday, March 19 at Painting With A Twist - South in Mt. Lebanon to support the Foundation! Paint a gorgeous Van Gogh-inspired Pittsburgh skyline, enjoy some adult beverages, a rockin' raffle, and more! Seats are limited -- register today!

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Take the Dignity & Respect Pledge Now!

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Remembering Bill Campbell

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To learn more about Bill, read what these national publications are saying about our friend.

New York Times

Fortune

Wall Street Journal

Yesterday, Best of the Batch Foundation lost our amazing and dedicated Board Chair, Bill Campbell.  The Steel Valley community lost a legend.  I lost not only a great mentor, but most of all, my friend.  My heart is heavy.  We will continue to do our part to make sure his legacy lives on.   ~ Charlie Batch

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We are saddened by the passing of our Board Chair, Bill Campbell.  We send our condolences to the Campbell family and to the friends he made wherever he went.  Bill was invested in our community with his time, amazing talents and treasures.  You can see his name on schools, athletic facilities and even our Campbell Cyber Center.  We thank him for all he has done to support Steel Valley youth in becoming the Best of the Batch.  ~ Latasha Wilson Batch

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