The Atlanta Braves and State Farm Insurance teamed up to recognize the Frank Ski Kids Foundation for their unwavering commitment to the community with the State Farm Go to Bat Award. State Farm Agent Taryn Lawrence (left) and Braves infielder Lyle Overbay presented the award to the Frank Ski Kids Foundation President Tanya Ski Rodriguez and her son Blake (right).
The Frank Ski Kids foundation is a nonprofit organization that exposes youth to their future through science, technology, athletics and the arts. The Frank Ski Kids Foundation provides educational excursions for high school students to Europe, the Caribbean and the Amazon. Their signature Youth Bowl, gives inner city youth the chance to showcase their football skills and raise funds for local park programs. the foundation also distributes thousands of dollars in scholarships to high school seniors. Other 2012 Go To Bat award recipients included the Atlanta Community Food Bank, La Amistad, Anti-defamation League, MDA Georgia and Team Georgia.