PRESS RELEASES

June 22, 2020

  • Event to be held virtually with live program and auction

  • Co-chairs for 2020 are Mike and Traci Otterman

  • Event to honor Otterman’s daughter Simone, who they lost to pediatric cancer in 2015

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (June 22, 2020) – The Austin Hatcher Foundati...

June 19, 2020

  • Blue Sky Couriers Donated One Penny Per Mile Driven to Foundation

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (June 19, 2020) – Blue Sky Couriers, a logistics company serving the Greater Chattanooga region, donated a penny for every mile driven during the first quarter of 2020 to the Aus...

June 11, 2020

  • Mental health counseling and occupational therapy services will now be offered in Spanish via real-time translator

  • Services can be obtained via telehealth and are free to any family facing pediatric cancer

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (June 10, 2020) – The Austin Hatc...

May 28, 2020

  • Over 309 hours of telehealth services provided to patients during the pandemic to date

  • 26% of patients are new to the foundation

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 28, 2020) – In compliance with the CDC, the Austin Hatcher Foundation converted to telehealth beginning M...

May 5, 2020

Dear Patients and Families:

We hope this letter finds you and your family well. Our community and nation have been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines.

While many things have changed, one th...

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

CHA...

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...

March 18, 2020

Beginning March 17, the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer's Education Advancement Center will be closed to all patients, staff, and guests in order to prevent the potential spread of the virus. We will monitor the situation and hope to reopen on April 13.

W...

February 24, 2020

Vehicle to be modified by pediatric cancer patients and families as part of STEM-based therapy. February 29 build date is open to media.

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 Humanitaria...

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Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer 

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

www.hatcherfoundation.org  

phone: 423.243.3471    fax: 423-498-3581