July 30, 2019

  • Four At-Track Fundraising Auctions to Benefit Foundation

  • Foundation’s Diversionary Therapy Program Paying Visit to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (July 30, 2019) – The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer proudly returns this week to the famed Road America racing circuit in scenic Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, as an official “Proud Charity” of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA).

The foundation will benefit from four fundraising auctions during the weekend, which is highlighted by Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship event. Those auctions:

  • On Friday morning at the Austin Hatcher Foundation tent in the paddock area, a special silent auction will begin, with a 5 p.m. conclusion on Saturday.

  • At 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the foundation’s tent, the foundation will host a live auction of memorabilia donated by hometown heroes James French with Performance Tech Motorsports and Cooper MacNeil with WeatherTech.

  • On Saturday a...

July 29, 2019

  • Annual Picnic Set for East Ridge Community Center                                              

  • Event Sponsored by Cigna

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (July 29, 2019) – The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer will host its “Back to School Family Picnic” on Saturday at the East Ridge Community Center, for all children and their family members currently involved in the foundation’s programs and services.

The event – to be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. – is also open to families in the region who are affected by childhood cancer and looking to become involved with the foundation’s array of innovative programs, which are provided at no cost and headquartered at the Education Advancement Center in downtown Chattanooga. The annual picnic is typically held in t...

July 16, 2019

  • UAB Graduate Comes to AHF from Folsom Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (July 16, 2019) – Tammy Gipson has been hired by the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer as the organization’s new Occupational Therapist, bringing nearly three decades of experience to the position.

Gipson, a native of Cullman, Alabama, comes to the Austin Hatcher Foundation from the Folsom Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Cullman, Alabama where she has worked since 2016 in Restore Therapy. Included among her responsibilities at the center have been development and establishment of occupational therapy intervention plans for inpatient and outpatient programs, working with all ages, from pediatric patients to older adults.

Gipson attended Good Hope High School in Cullman and went on to graduate from the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB) in 1991 with a degree in occupational therapy; she received a post-professional master’s degree from UAB in 2007, with...

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Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer 

1705 S. Holtzclaw Ave. Chattanooga, TN  37404


phone: 423.243.3471    fax: 423-498-3581