Press Release | Sep 24, 2021

The Austin Hatcher Foundation to Host Annual Celebration of Life and Hope

By Austin Hatcher Foundation
By The Austin Hatcher Foundation
The Austin Hatcher Foundation to Host Annual Celebration of Life and Hope

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Sept. 24, 2021) – The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer is hosting its annual Celebration of Life and Hope on Saturday, October 16, 2021.

Doors will open for VIP hour at 6:30 p.m. and general admission entry will begin at 7:00 p.m.

For the first time, the foundation is hosting the event in its new Education Advancement Center located at 1705 S Holtzclaw Ave in Chattanooga, Tenn. The 33,000 sq. ft. building includes space for all therapies provided at the foundation and a gallery space for the foundation’s Family Program and Fundraising events.

The Celebration of Life and Hope will include live and silent auctions, live music, food, open bar and more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to win one-of-a-kind door prizes such as a full year of cut and color through the renowned Hair Benders International (HBI).

Sponsors for the 14th annual event include presenting sponsors U.S. Xpress and Textile Rubber and Chemical Company. Platinum sponsors include Guide On Group, Lodge Cast Iron, and Reliance Partners. All other sponsors can be found on event invitations and at

“We are so grateful to be able to host our annual Celebration of Life and Hope in our own space,” said foundation President, Amy Jo Osborn. “Hosting this event in our new facility will give our guests the opportunity to see the impact that their donations make on the lives of families affected by pediatric cancer. This will really allow us to exemplify the importance of the psychosocial care we provide for families every day.”

Individual and Group tickets are available for purchase at Discounted ticket prices are available until September 30, 2021. General admission tickets are available for purchase until October 15, 2021.

Local media partners are invited to attend the Celebration of Life and Hope. Interested writers and photographers should contact foundation Marketing and Events Coordinator Paige Holloway at to schedule their visit.