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 52: ROSMY

Dear Batter Up friends, meet Charles Dyson from ROSMY! ROSMY was actually nominated by three different people. The first nomination came in from Cam McPherson. This is what he had to say: “Beth Panilaitis: She’s the executive director at ROSMY, an organization that supports LGBTQ youth living in Central Virginia. I’m a former ROSMY youth […]

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Week 51: Craig Dodson

Dear Batter Up friends—meet Craig Dodson (center) and a couple of his team members from Richmond Cycling Corps (RCC)! These guys are riding their way into the hearts of kids all over Richmond by using cycling as a platform for change. RCC was nominated by Jonah Holland. Here is what she had to say: The […]

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Week 50: Legal Aid Justice Center

Dear Batter Up friends, meet some of the folks over at the Legal Aid Justice Center! (And my apologies to poor Marcel. He had his eyes shut in every single photo. Ha!) This is a really cool organization. (Although, I think all of the organizations I’ve learned about through this project are pretty cool—so I […]

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Week 49: Wendy Martin

Dear Batter Up friends—meet Wendy Martin and her cookie team! Wendy is one of my favorite people that I have met through Batter Up. Most people would assume that I say that because she bakes for a cause—like me—and they would be partially right. But I just adore her personality. Everyone is always excited to […]