Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer helps young cancer survivors heal, discover hope and a future
In summer 2006, Dr. Jim Osborn and his wife Amy Jo welcomed their newborn son, Austin Hatcher, into the world. Within weeks, their bright, cuddly baby boy began to show signs of an illness, and days later, they would learn he had inoperable brain cancer. Just two weeks later, young “Hatch” died in his father’s arms. Devastated, the couple decided to honor their son by helping other parents of children stricken with cancer – and through their loss, the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer was born.
They registered the charity the following December with the mission to help raise awareness of pediatric cancer and to provide support for families struggling to cope with its effects and treatment. Leveraging Jim’s experience as an orthopedic surgeon guided them to a holistic approach to supporting cancer survivors – healthy lifestyle education, ps...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 14, 2018) – Businesses in the Chattanooga area once again are collectively providing happy holidays for the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, with the annual “Hatch’s Giving Tree” initiative to assist the organization.
Each year, participating businesses display Christmas trees with ornaments that have notes regarding various items needed by the foundation. Customers choose an ornament, purchase the item noted – and return it to the business. The Austin Hatcher Foundation then picks up the items at the businesses after the holidays. The supplies support the foundation’s office functions along with the many innovative services and programs provided at no cost to young cancer patients and their family members.
“The other lasting benefit of “Hatch’s Giving Tree” is the increased awareness of the foundation itself,” said Austin Hatcher Foundation Family Services C...
Auction at Leake Auction in Dallas Market Hall at “No-Reserve”
DP Brands Authorized “One of One” HURST Jeep Commando
Created by Children and Families Affected by Pediatric Cancer as Part of Their Recovery
Build Supported by Mt. View Automotive Group, Rugged Ridge/OMIX-ADA, Wastegate Technologies, Wizards Products, BFGoodrich and Truck ‘N Trailers USA
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 7, 2018) – The first vehicle created as part of the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer’s unique recovery therapies will be crossing the block at Lot 9001 on Nov. 17 at the Dallas Fall Leake Auto Auction held at the Dallas Market Hall in Dallas. The DP Brands authorized one-of-one 2017 HURST Jeep Commando will sell at “no-reserve” with 100% of the money raised returning to the foundation to support recovery therapies.
The Austin Hatcher Foundation is noted for innovation and uniqueness when it comes to fundraising.
“This project certainly keeps that tradition going,” said Austin Hatch...