Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was The Pat Summitt Foundation launched?

    Shortly after Coach Summitt’s diagnosis in August of 2011, Pat and Tyler created The Pat Summitt Foundation. The Foundation was officially launched on November 27th, 2011 at the Lady Vols home game against the Baylor Lady Bears.
  • How do I learn more about The Pat Summitt Clinic?

    You can learn more about The Pat Summitt Clinic by clicking here

  • How does someone make a donation in memory or in honor of someone?
Simple. You visit Once there, you will see a section that asks, “Is this donation “In Honor of” or “In Memory of” someone?” Check the noted box and follow the instructions. If you have any difficulty, please e-mail us at:
  • What are some initiatives The Pat Summitt Foundation has supported through grant funding?
Please click here to learn more about some of our grant awards.
  • Where can I find “We Back Pat” and other Foundation products?
“We Back Pat” products and other items can be found here.
  • Where can I view photos and videos of Coach Summitt on your website?
Click here to see photos. Videos can be viewed by visiting here
  • The Pat Summitt Foundation is a fund of East Tennessee Foundation. How do I learn more about East Tennessee Foundation?
Visit to learn more about the difference ETF is making in the lives of people throughout East Tennessee.
  • How can someone host an event to benefit The Pat Summitt Foundation?
Please visit this page to learn more about hosting an event to raise funds and awareness for The Pat Summitt Foundation.
  • How does a team sign up to host a “We Back Pat” basketball game?
Visit this page to learn how to host a “We Back Pat” game.
  • What social media platforms does The Pat Summitt Foundation use?
  • How do I learn more about Alzheimer’s disease?
We have compiled a list of websites that provides information on Alzheimer’s disease. Visit to view this list. This is not a comprehensive list of online resources nor is it meant to serve as an endorsement of any of the respective organizations.

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