At-Track Fundraising Auctions Set for Saturday and Sunday
Foundation Took Its Signature Diversionary Therapy Program to Brenner Children’s Hospital
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2019) – The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer continues its busy “road racing summer” this week at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) in Alton, Virginia, site of the Michelin GT Challenge.
The event features the production-based GT cars competing in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) WeatherTech SportsCar Championship; IMSA is North America’s premier sports car racing sanctioning body, headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Austin Hatcher Foundation is an official IMSA “Proud Charity of IMSA.” That status enables a season-long series of high-profile opportunities to raise both funds and awareness at well-attended events held at iconic racing facilities.
Those opportunities at race tracks are typically fundraising auctions to benefit the foundation, hosted by various r...
Groundbreaking Took Place on Birthdate of Namesake Austin Hatcher Osborn
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2019) – Last week, the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer’s staff, board members, guests, and patients broke ground on the new $3.2 million Education Advancement Center (EAC) and Gallery of Hope at 1601 South Holtzclaw Avenue on Thursday, August 15. Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger and Mayor of Chattanooga Andy Berke spoke as guests of honor, while families the foundation serves gave testimonials about the support they’ve received through the services offered by the Austin Hatcher Foundation.
This event also served as a celebration of the thirteenth birthday of the foundation’s namesake, Austin Hatcher Osborn. He passed away at only nine weeks old to a very rare form of brain cancer, and his parents Amy Jo Osborn and Dr. James Osborn began the foundation in his honor as a way to meet the needs of other families struggling with the effects o...
Soccer Game Set for August 17 at 7 p.m. at David Stanton Field
Saturday Game Second of Three in 2019
CHATTANOOGA, TENN. (August 14, 2019) – As school “kicks off” again, the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer is partnering with the Chattanooga Red Wolves SC for a “Kickin’ It For Kids With Cancer” soccer game this Saturday.
Kickoff is 7 p.m. at David Stanton Field as the Chattanooga Red Wolves SC hosts North Texas SC in the United Soccer League season. The Austin Hatcher Foundation will have T-shirts on sale to raise funds and awareness of the foundation’s mission to erase the effects of pediatric cancer on young patients and their family members.
“We are honored and humbled to partner with such a strong and committed group of families served by the Austin Hatcher Foundation. Chattanooga Red Wolves SC is committed to supporting children courageously battling pediatric cancer, and we are grateful to be a resource in their fight,” said Sean McDaniel, President and Gen...
Groundbreaking Taking Place on Birthdate of Namesake Austin Hatcher Osborn
Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger to Serve as “Guest of Honor”
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Aug. 12, 2019) – Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer’s staff, board members, guests, and patients will be celebrating the groundbreaking for the new $3.2 million Education Advancement Center (EAC) and Gallery of Hope at 1601 South Holtzclaw Avenue on Thursday, August 15. This event will also serve as a celebration of the thirteenth birthday of the foundation’s namesake, Austin Hatcher Osborn. Ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend groundbreaking ceremonies, and ample parking is available. Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger will serve as the “Guest of Honor.”
The new EAC and Gallery of Hope were made possible by the foundation’s partners including MiKen Development, who contributed one-third of the purchase price of the building. Additional partners are Modus Build, Hefferlin + Kronenber...