Every kid deserves to survive cancer.

Hear Their Stories
RunTough 2019

Join Us

Every year we host several in-person and virtual events to offer amazing experiences while honoring the children that have inspired us.

Dr. Carl Koschmann and Hudson Sands

DIPG/DMG Research

Finding a cure for pediatric brain cancer is no easy task. We award several different types of grants to help reach our goal: defeat DIPG.

Michelle Monje, Stanford University

Apply for a Grant

Every year, we award millions of dollars in grants to fund promising pediatric brain cancer research.

Launched May 2022 serving the United States

Dedicated 1-on-1 Support for Families Battling DIPG/DMG

Designed by families who have faced a DIPG/DMG diagnosis, mydipgnavigator.org is the unique FREE resource they wish had existed during their own fight.

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We’ve come together

In 2015, the Carrs and Mosiers endured the terrible loss of their sons, Chad and Michael. But from this tragedy came two charitable foundations built on hope. Now, the two foundations have come together to form the ChadTough Defeat DIPG Foundation, with their hope redefined.

Every Kid Deserves to Survive Cancer

We welcome the help of families who  honor of their children through our Family Partner program. We believe a collaborative approach is the only way a cure will be found. Together we speed the discoveries of new and effective treatments. With your help, it will eventually lead to a cure.