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The Austin Hatcher Foundation Partners with Textile Rubber and Chemical Company, Inc.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (October 13, 2021) – The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer is launching a new fundraising campaign with the support of Textile Rubber and Chemical Company, Inc.

Textile Rubber and Chemical Company, Inc. is one of two presenting sponsors for the foundation’s 14th annual Celebration of Life and Hope event taking place on Saturday, October 16.

Ahead of this event, Textile Rubber and Chemical Company, Inc. has agreed to match up to $250,000 in donations to the foundation beginning Monday, October 11, 2021 through Saturday, October 16, 2021.

Any donation between Monday and Saturday will be doubled by this generous contribution.

“We are thrilled by the generosity of Chip and Cindy Howalt and are so thankful to Textile Rubber and Chemical for their unwavering support of the foundation,” said foundation President, Amy Jo Osborn. “We are incredibly hopeful that we are able to raise the full $250,000 in order to continue providing our patients and families with the most up-to-date, life altering therapies at no cost to them!”

If you or your company would like to make a contribution and know it will be doubled immediately, visit

The foundation will also accept in-person donations during the Celebration of Life and Hope. To purchase tickets for this event, bid on items, or purchase items to support the foundation’s mission to erase the effects of pediatric cancer, visit

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