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8th Annual RunTough for ChadTough
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8th Annual RunTough for ChadTough RunTough for ChadTough is the foundation’s longest-running event. Raising over $1.2 million and inspiring more…

HOST A FUNDRAISER

Help Us Help Kids

Fundraisers come in all shapes and sizes, and we want to support them all! Hosting a fundraiser or event to benefit the ChadTough Defeat DIPG Foundation can be both rewarding and fun. Check out our ideas, tools, and guidelines to see how you can help us fund game-changing research to find a cure!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

How You Can Volunteer

There are many ways to get involved with the ChadTough Defeat DIPG Foundation. If you have a little extra time, please consider volunteering.

SUPERHERO SPRINT & 6K

2021's Virtual Race Was a Huge Success!

Even though 2021’s ChadTough Defeat DIPG Superhero Sprint & 6K, presented by Headfirst Summer Camps, was entirely virtual, it was our best year yet! We THANK YOU for continuing to support our mission to find a cure for pediatric brain cancer.

TEE’D OFF

Join Our Ladies-Only Golf Outing

This local favorite is back for 2021! Enjoy a morning of golf, lunch program, and auction. Bring some friends and create a fabulous foursome!

COACH CARR CLASSIC

Honor Chad’s Papa at Walnut Creek

Join the Carr family, former UM players, and keynote speaker Mitch Albom at this one-of-a-kind event.

RUNTOUGH FOR CHADTOUGH

Run, Walk, or Stroll — From Anywhere!

This year’s event will be our 8th RunTough race, and once again our goal is to have participants in all 50 states. We are planning for an in-person event in Saline, and our  virtual race will go on rain or shine! Registration opens soon!

ONLINE AUCTION

Bid for a Great Cause

Do you have access to in-demand or unique auction items? Do you have ideas for items that you’d like to bid on? Let us know!

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DONATE

Join the fight

Help us get one step closer to finding a cure for pediatric brain cancer. Your donation plays a pivotal role in helping to make that happen.

GRANTS FUNDED

Research is the key

In many respects, DIPG and other forms of pediatric brain cancer are still a mystery. Your donations fund important research to help discover this disease’s weaknesses.

FAMILY PARTNERS

CANCER doesn’t just affect a child

The families that have endured pediatric brain cancer are also the ones emboldened to help other families.

MEET THE KIDS

Our tough heroes

Get to know the children who have dealt with the unimaginable. They are the inspiration behind everything we do.

GET INVOLVED

One person can make a difference

Discover what you can do beyond your generous donation to help us build awareness and spread the word about pediatric brain cancer, especially DIPG.

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