CC Sabathia along with his foundation, PitCCh In, will host a backpack giveaway, pep rally and career panel at the All-Star pitcher’s alma mater, Vallejo High School in Vallejo, Calif., on Thursday, September 6.

The day will include a DJ, free backpacks to all 1,700 students filled with school supplies and a career panel.

The Vallejo High School pep rally, career panel and backpack giveaway are made possible by Haddad Brands, Kaiser Permanente and the Vallejo City Unified School District.

The PitCCh In Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization founded by New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia and his wife Amber. The foundation’s mission is to enrich the lives of inner city youth by raising their self-esteem through educational and athletic activities in the New York Tri-State area and Northern California. The foundation showcases three signature programs that provide young people with the tools to be successful in school and on the field: All Star Baseball Clinic, Youth Backpack Program and Baseball Field Renovations.

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