April 29, 2020

·       May 5, 2020 set as a new global day of giving and unity as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19

·      GoFundMe Charity also to match donations to the foundation up to $1,000

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 29, 2020) – The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer will participate in GivingTuesday Now on May 5, a worldwide effort to raise funds and awareness for organizations needing vital support during COVID-19. The Austin Hatcher Foundation is raising funds online through GoFundMe Charity, an organization that will match donations to the Austin Hatcher Foundation up to $1,000.

Like all organizations, the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer has been greatly affected by COVID-19. While the foundation was able to adapt and offer services to patients via telehealth, numerous fundraising events were canceled due to the outbreak, creating a significant loss in revenue for the foun...

April 15, 2020

  • Cooke, Darnell, Trujillo Latest Hires for Growing Organization

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 15, 2020) – Three individuals have joined the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer staff. Rita Cooke is the foundation’s new Front Desk Coordinator, Haleigh Darnell is the Assistant to the President, and Nick Trujillo is the foundation’s new Communications Coordinator.

Cooke received her A.S. in Court and Conference Reporting from Chattanooga State Technical College and has a demonstrated history working in secretary and administrative roles. She is responsible for supporting clinical and administrative functions including scheduling appointments, updating patient charts, and maintaining the donor management system.

Darnell is a 2018 UT-Chattanooga graduate, earning a B.S. in Early Childhood: Child and Family Studies. Prior to joining the foundation, she was a child care teacher in Hendersonville, Tenn. and a patient support specialist at a local physical therapy clinic. Darnell will...

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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