Champions for Change Gala

Join us at the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor on April 23, 2022

Tammi and Jason Carr are thrilled to be hosting the first gala as the newly merged ChadTough Defeat DIPG Foundation and can’t wait to welcome our co-founders, Mark and Jenny Mosier, as well as our growing network of Family Partners, to this amazing Ann Arbor event.

Co-chairs

In honor of our co-chairs, UM Head Baseball Coach Erik Bakich and his wife, Jiffy, and former Detroit Tiger and current UM Volunteer Assistant Baseball Coach Brandon Inge and his wife, Shani (Chad Carr’s forever Godmother), this year’s event will have a baseball theme and will celebrate America’s pastime with flair!

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Shani & Brandon
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Sponsorships

We are actively looking for Champions for Change Gala sponsors. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, click here (link to sponsorship PDF). If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Stephanie Stahl at [email protected].

New this year! All sponsors will receive tickets to the April 24th UM baseball game versus Ohio State! Come watch our gala co-chairs in action coaching this year’s team!

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Tickets and Tables

Tickets ($750) and tables ($5000) will be available for purchase in early 2022.

Returning fan-favorites include:

  • Extensive online auction that ANYONE ANYWHERE can participate in
  • Our famous Ball Toss

New this year! All attendees will receive tickets to the April 24th UM baseball game versus Ohio State! Come watch our gala co-chairs in action coaching this year’s team!

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Auction Items

Do you have access to potential auction items that might be of interest to our bidders (sports, entertainment, restaurant, travel, professional services, or another industry)? We’d love to hear from you! If you are interested in donating an auction item or connecting us with a potential donor, please contact [email protected].

Spirit Award Winner
2022

Jace Ward

Jace Ward

Spirit Award Winner
2020

Chase Winovich

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Emcee

CBS Sports Analyst

Jay Feely

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Postgame Party

Featuring

Chateau Band

2022 Gala Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

MVP $25,000

All-Star $15,000

Team Captain $10,000