• Going to Bat for our Kids
    After School Tutoring
    Every day we help our inner city children prepare for the world's
    beyond the tough confines of our inner cities.
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    For the poor children
    Every day we bring hope to millions of children in the world's
    hardest places as a sign of God's unconditional love.
  • Help The Poor
    For Their Better Future
    Every day we bring hope to millions of children in the world's
    hardest places as a sign of God's unconditional love.

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Raised $1800

Goal $2200

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Welcome to Going to Bat

With your help we can break the cycle.

The Going to Bat Foundation is committed to enhancing the lives and futures of children in our underserved inner cities. We have teamed with the business and professional athletic communities to provide after school programs for at risk youth.

Our History

Going To Bat was concieved in 2009 by three talented high school players and teammates Adam Salcido, Kyle Candalla and Kieran Lovegrove.

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Support for Children

The Going to Bat Foundation is committed to enhancing the lives and futures of children in our underserved inner cities.

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Get Involved

Make a fundamental difference by donating money. 100% of your donation will be used to change the lives of our children.

Enrich your life while volunteering your time to help change the lives of those less fortunate. more...

Sponsor the Going to Bat® for Education Spring Training Invitationalat Golf Tournament at Wigwam Resort

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Featured Project: Girls Who Code

Volunteer teachers from top tech companies teach young girls, grades 6 through 12, valuable computer science skills. Girls learn hands-on skills ranging from coding basics to mobile app development.

Raised: $2,900
Goal: $3,600
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Why People Choose Us

Providing Alternatives

Offering hope through a safe after-school environment, providing valuable life skills and athletic coaching while avoiding the despair of teenage pregnancy, street gangs and drugs read more...

Closing the Gap

The "Silicon Desert," as Phoenix locals call it, is thriving, with start-ups taking advantage of the lower cost of living and talent from one of the nation's largest schools — ASU—we want to equip residents for this boom.

Breaking the Cycle

Poor neighborhoods are characterized by social disorganization and few resources for child development. Together we can supplement these resources.read more...

Upcoming Events

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Going to Bat® for Education Spring Training Invitational

Wigwam Resort

Tee off for education with athletes and business leaders.

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Going to Bat® for Education Spring Training Invitational

Wigwam Resort

Tee off for education with athletes and business leaders.

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Tee it up for Education

Wigwam Resort

Tee off for education with athletes and business leaders.

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Drive for Donations

Wigwam Resort

Tee off for education with athletes and business leaders.

Latest Causes

Going To Bat Foundation, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions to Going to Bat are tax deductible within the limits of the law. 

Dry Heat Foundation

After school mentoring and coaching program in Phoenix, AZ

  • Raised: $1200
  • Goal: $25000
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89 Donors

STEM Education

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEM is important because it pervades every part of our lives.

  • Raised: $1890
  • Goal: $25000
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89 Donors

Coaching

After schools coaching for a variety of sports - girl's volleyball, baseball, softball for academically eligible

  • Raised: $1890
  • Goal: $10000
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89 Donors

Supporting Boys Sports

Provide support for equipment and coaching for inner city sports. Volleyball, Baseball, Golf.

  • Raised: $1890
  • Goal: $2500
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89 Donors

After School Programs

Going to Bat has teamed with the business community to provide after school programs for at risk youth in the inner

  • Raised: $1890
  • Goal: $2500
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89 Donors

Supporting Girls Sports

Provide support for equipment and coaching for inner city sports. Girls Volleyball, Softball, Golf.

  • Raised: $1890
  • Goal: $2500
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89 Donors

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Growing Nationwide

The Going to Bat Foundation started its program in the inner city schools of Los Angeles and has expanded its efforts to include the Phoenix metropolitan area. Help us expand.

Poverty directly affects academic achievement due to the lack of resources available for student success. Low achievement is closely correlated with lack of resources, and numerous studies have documented the correlation between low socioeconomic status and low achievement.

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Become a Volunteer

Experience the rewarding opportunity to change the course of lives in your community. Your time and talent can make a real difference in people’s lives.

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Meet Our Volunteers

Our important work is only possible because of the dedicated volunteers, athletes and businesses thet give selflessly to make a difference in the lives of our most valuable assets - our youth.

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Sean Payton- Coach

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Kieran Lovegrove - Pro Baseball Player

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Adam Salcido - US Marine

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Kyle Candalla - College Athlete

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Our Gallery

A quick look at some of the dedicated individuals and the projects they worked on to really make a difference all over the world.

News

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The Award

The Going To Bat Foundation received the 1st Annual New Balance Community Service Award when founder Kieran Lovegrove was recognized at the 2011 Area Code Games.

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The Recognition

The late great Mike Spiers recognizing Going to Bat for its contribution to baseball in povert-stricken areas.

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Please donate to these vital programs.

Help us break the cycle of poverty affecting education and futture prospects.
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