Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer 

232 East 11th Street, Suite 100, Chattanooga, TN  37402  

phone: 423.243.3471    fax: 423-498-3581 

January 23, 2020

 Photo by Brian Cleary

  • Foundation Honors Longtime Supporters Through Two Annual Awards

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2020) – Veteran race car driver Ryan Briscoe was named the recipient of the fourth annual Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer Humanitarian Award on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway. The award, presented by Austin Hatcher Foundation President Amy Jo Osborn, honors individuals for their ef...

January 22, 2020

  • Vehicle sold for $140,000 and raised an additional $30,000 in personal donations

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2020) – The renowned Leake Auction at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, Arizona came to a notable close this past weekend as a 2020 IASO Jeep Gladiator Rubicon was sold for a remarkable $140,000. Following the auction, an additional $30,000 was raised through personal donations from the Mauzy family and Gary and M...

January 20, 2020

  • Foundation Begins Another Year As ‘Proud Charity’ of International Motor Sports Association

  • Four Fundraising Auctions Set for Weekend at Daytona International Speedway

  • Week in Daytona Beach Begins With Visit to Speediatrics Children’s Unit at Halifax Health

  • Foundation to Present Annual Humanitarian Award on Thursday

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Jan. 20, 2020) – This weekend’s Rolex 24 At DAYTONA opens the season no...

January 15, 2020

  • Foundation Rallied After Loss to Build Gladiator, With Aid From Patients’ Families, Longtime Partners

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Jan. 15, 2020) – The resiliency of the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer will be on display Saturday during the renowned Leake Auction at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, Arizona.

As part of its array of innovative fundraising initiatives, the foundation is bringing a 2020 Jeep Gladiator I...

December 19, 2019

  • Vehicle to be modified by pediatric cancer patients and families as part of STEM-based industrial arts therapy

  • Mahindra executives presented vehicle at Education Advancement Center on December 18

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Dec. 19, 2019) – The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer has added another set of wheels to its collection of therapy vehicles. After the recent theft of two therapy vehicles in October, the f...

December 17, 2019

·       Children due to complete build for Leake Auction Jan. 18, 2020

·       Magnuson Superchargers to donate supercharger for IASO

·      December 20 and 21 build dates are open to the media

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2019) – After the devastating theft and destruction of two therapy vehicles in October 2019, it seemed like the Austin Hatcher Foundati...

November 26, 2019

  • Foundation Partnering With Four Area Restaurants

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 26, 2019) – The reach and spirit of “GivingTuesday,” a global generosity movement, will extend to the Chattanooga region next week as the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer will benefit from donations by area restaurants.

The eighth annual GivingTuesday is set for Dec. 3. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 with a simple founding concept:...

November 20, 2019

  • Area businesses supporting foundation

  • Program running through New Year’s Eve

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2019) – Businesses in the Chattanooga area are once again partnering with the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer to collect much-needed supplies through ‘Hatch’s Giving Tree.’

Each holiday season, participating businesses receive special ornaments to display on Christmas trees in their locations. Orna...

November 6, 2019

  • Police recovered stolen vehicles near Rossville Boulevard on Nov. 5

  • Vehicles had been stripped of valuables, totaled, and hidden in a wooded area

  • Generous donor steps in to help fund a new build, the 2020 Gladiator Rubicon IASO

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 6, 2019) – After two weeks of heartbreak and dealing with the devastating theft of two vehicles that were built by childhood cancer patients, survivors, and thei...

November 5, 2019

  • IASO name derived from the Greek goddess of cures, remedies, and modes of healing

  • Modified by children with cancer and their families as part of STEM-based recovery therapy

  • Scheduled to be consigned at the inaugural Leake Auto Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Jan. 18, 2020 at 1 p.m.

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 5, 2019) – The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, a SEMA Cares Charity, introduces their next project...

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