The Catie Hoch Foundation

The Catie Hoch Foundation is an all-volunteer organization where every
dollar delivers fun for kids and funds for a cure.

 The Catie Hoch Foundation is dedicated to helping children while they are in treatment for cancer.  A child’s cancer diagnosis is devastating and the strains on the family are enormous – emotional, physical and financial.  We strive to help alleviate some of those burdens.  Because we know first-hand what these families are goingthrough, we are able to meet the needs that are not met by other means. We make a difference in the lives of children with cancer.

Our Catie



  • Albany Medical Center
  • Dana Farber
  • Fletcher Allen HealthCare,
    Burlington, VT
  • Strong Memorial,
    Rochester, NY


  • Provides emergency financial assistance to families of children with cancer
  • Pays for housing at the Ronald McDonald Houses
  • Treats kids to lunch and a movie
  • Provides gas and food cards
  • ”Adopts” families of children with cancer
  • Treats kids to a day off from the hospital
  • Created the Catiebug Rainforest Bedroom at the Albany Ronald McDonald House
  • Purchased medical equipment to help find a cure.


When my daughter Catie was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 6, I thought that life, as we knew it had ended. I couldn’t imagine feeling joy or happiness or peace again. But Catie managed to turn her cancer diagnosis into an unexpected adventure. And I was along for the ride. 

Catie viewed life as an exciting journey. Her cancer never got in her way. Instead, she took the news of her diagnosis in stride and used it to live not just fully, but magnificently. Catie knew exactly who she was and what she wanted. When asked what she would change about her life, she replied, “I wouldn’t change a thing. Not even having cancer because of what I’ve learned, the places I’ve gone and the friends I’ve made.”

Catie was just one of those unique people who had the ability to touch people and make them live a little more splendidly. This is Catie’s story—and how she changed the world one brilliant moment at a time.

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On August 29th, 2016 Teeing Off on Cancer will once again be hosting a mixed golf event that will bring together business and community members from around the Saratoga Region. This year marks the 9th annual outing held at the famed Saratoga National Golf Club during the exciting 2016 horse racing season. The difference we make will be because of your support and commitment to the fight against cancer.

Tournament Schedule

- 11:30 AM Lunch and Registration
- 1:00 PM Shotgun Start
- 6:30 PM Cocktails & Silent Auction
- 7:30 PM Fore & After Par-Tee

Register your foursome today or register yourself as a single player and we will place you in an entertaining foursome. Support The Catie Hoch Foundation with your On-line Donation. This year we have enhanced the experience with the first ever “Fore & After Par-Tee”! Make reservations to golf or plan to just join us for the party in the ballroom of the National. Enjoy the gathering, dance to the live band “Shades of Grey” and participate in our silent auction. You don't have to play golf to participate.




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