By Jeanine LaGorio On September 23, while neighbors and strangers gather in Chad Carr’s hometown of Saline to run the RunTough for ChadTough 5k and 1-mile fun run, people from across the country will be running virtually in his honor to raise awareness for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) and for funding and research. It…
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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.
As the 4th Annual RunTough for ChadTough event gears up for September, you may be wondering why a second “local” race has been added to the registration page. The Grand Rapids RunTough for Team Tommy was added this year because of the partnership formed between the Carr and Ruddy families upon the loss of Tommy…
It’s all about a connection. While the majority of ChadTough supporters don’t have the experience of losing a child, simply seeing others go through the struggle is enough to form a bond. It’s what happened for Jeanine LaGorio. When asked how she became involved with The ChadTough Foundation, she humbly said, “I wish I had…
The ChadTough Foundation
P. O. Box 907 Saline, MI 48176