BatterUp is a blog, a social experiment, and a movement to encourage people to connect with each other over homemade food. I do this with free cake.
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Week 48: VCU Massey Cancer Center Palliative Care Unit

Dear Batter Up friends, meet some of VCU Massey Cancer Center’s palliative care staff. These folks are making a tremendous impact on the lives of cancer patients and were nominated for their efforts by Leslie Haynie Hall, whose mom lost her fight with Cancer in November 2013. She said that the nurses in the palliative […]

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Week 47: Steve Gallmeyer

Dear Batter Up friends, meet Steve Gallmeyer—the brains and brawn behind Gallmeyer Farms! First off, let me apologize for taking so long to get this post up. Life has been busy and, once again, I have gotten too far behind on my blog posts. Sorry Steve and Gallmeyer Farm (GF) folks! Now about Steve and […]

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Week 46: McShin Foundation

Dear Batter Up friends, meet the men and women behind the McShin Foundation, an organization that helps people struggling with addiction find the path to recovery. The McShin Foundation was nominated by Jackie Brown who had this to say in her nomination email: “The folks over at The McShin Foundation, in the basement of Hatcher […]

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Week 45: Charlie Connell

Dear Batter Up friends, meet Charlie Connell—a true friend and advocate of Richmond non-profits! Charlie is a seasoned advertising professional and the managing partner of an agency called Punch. Being a graphic designer, I’m familiar with Punch and they do awesome work. So when Stephanie Russell, an Art Director at Punch and the daughter of […]