The 4th annual RunTough for ChadTough event will take place Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Saline High School from 8:30-11:00 am. The local, family-friendly event will include a 1-mile fun run and 5K race for both children and adults, and the foundation will once again offer a “virtual race” option for anyone who isn’t local…
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Welcome to The ChadTough Foundation web site!
The Chad Tough Foundation was started by the Carr Family in honor of their son Chad and his battle with DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma). The Chad Tough Foundation supports pediatric brain tumor research and studies nationwide. We Are Rallying to Cure Pediatric Brain Tumors.
Julie Little is able to get through each day without too much struggle. Of course she misses Molly, who she and her husband, Peter, lost to Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) in 2015, but she has been able to get through the days. It’s at night that she struggles. “At night my body physically reacts…
Tammi Carr spent Wednesday (March 29) in Washington D.C. with Jason, CJ, and Tommy urging lawmakers to stop proposed budgets cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Fighting through tears, Tammi shared Chad’s story to shed light on the cruel reality that rare diseases like Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) bring. “As we’ve learned,…
The ChadTough Foundation
P. O. Box 907 Saline, MI 48176