#ChadTough

$42,181 of $50k goal

Raised by 406 people in 22 months
Mandy Kirkendall Tousa   ANN ARBOR, MI
Chad Carr is a precocious, beautiful and smart 4 year old boy, not to mention, TOUGH. On September 23rd he was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in his brain stem called Diffuse intrinsic Pontine Glioma or DIPG. This type of cancer affects only 300 children a year in the United States. A cure remains unknown at this time. Chad is currently undergoing radiation as well as a clinical trial with an experimental drug. The family is asking for prayers from everyone but they are also facing the realization that there may be additional costs associated with battling this terrible illness. They want to be able to try every option available for their beautiful boy. Please join with us in praying for a miracle and also donating to help Chad in his battle against DIPG.The funds raised will be used to help Chad with treatments that are not covered by insurance as well as to assist with any unforeseen costs that the family runs up against during this battle. Thank you for your generosity, faith, love and hope. #ChadTough
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22 months ago
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This is Chad. He's just 4 years old. He wants to win his battle. We have set up a gofundme page in hopes that this can help him in any way possible. We are so thankful for your prayers and your support.
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Cindy Gilmore
21 months ago
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Please consider St. Jude's Hospital, families never pay one penny for any treatment and they never ever give up on a child. If you need help reaching St. Jude's please message or leave a post on my FB page or respond to this or whatever. Their research is world renowned, if anyone can help save your son it is them.

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Seymour Linda
9 months ago
Brittney Malinda
9 months ago

Prayers omg

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Seymour Linda
9 months ago

I am so very sorry for your loss. I will be praying for your family to have Strength,Love,courage,grace and the faith to know how ever painful now God has a plan for us all.

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Jennifer Hess
22 months ago

We're do you live I'm so touched by this story I'm praying for Chad lord heal him and look over his family god bless

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RJ Kinney
22 months ago

Sending Chad all my strength and love. Xo

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Tehiya Meyers
22 months ago

Please look up a company called Novogen. Website is novogen.com . They will hopefully soon be starting clinical trials for a drug that has shown the ability to potentially eradicate DIPG tumors (it has been tested only in animals so far). Definitely worth looking into because the technology they are using is cutting edge and very different than chemo or radiation.

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Minda Valentin
22 months ago

see this site cheeringforcaitlin.com, she also battle this type of brain tumor, but she lost her battle, but the site is about trying to make a difference and also bring attention to this type of cancer,

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$42,181 of $50k goal

Raised by 406 people in 22 months
Created October 7, 2014
Mandy Kirkendall Tousa     Medical   ANN ARBOR, MI
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$50
Amber Pecoraro
8 months ago
JS
$25
Jennifer Scudder
8 months ago
LJ
$75
Lauren Gold Jane
8 months ago
HG
$20
Holly Guidry
8 months ago

From a mom of boys and the love you feel for them. For all you have been through I can't begin to imagine. May Chad and God always shine on you and your family.

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MB
$50
Mindy Burckell
8 months ago

In honor of Chad tough and his family. Your family will always be in my thoughts and prayers.

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WT
$50
William Takacs
9 months ago

Given in honor of Chad and praying that a cure can be found. As a father of 5 and 1-year old boys, my heart breaks for your family.

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$20
Anonymous
9 months ago
$50
Geoff Harrigan
9 months ago

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, The Harrigans Geoff, Steph, Drew and upcoming baby boy Harrigan

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JA
$20
Jennifer Arafat
9 months ago
$100
Angela Brauneis
9 months ago
Cindy Gilmore
21 months ago
1
1

Please consider St. Jude's Hospital, families never pay one penny for any treatment and they never ever give up on a child. If you need help reaching St. Jude's please message or leave a post on my FB page or respond to this or whatever. Their research is world renowned, if anyone can help save your son it is them.

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Seymour Linda
9 months ago
Brittney Malinda
9 months ago

Prayers omg

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Seymour Linda
9 months ago

I am so very sorry for your loss. I will be praying for your family to have Strength,Love,courage,grace and the faith to know how ever painful now God has a plan for us all.

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Jennifer Hess
22 months ago

We're do you live I'm so touched by this story I'm praying for Chad lord heal him and look over his family god bless

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RJ Kinney
22 months ago

Sending Chad all my strength and love. Xo

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Tehiya Meyers
22 months ago

Please look up a company called Novogen. Website is novogen.com . They will hopefully soon be starting clinical trials for a drug that has shown the ability to potentially eradicate DIPG tumors (it has been tested only in animals so far). Definitely worth looking into because the technology they are using is cutting edge and very different than chemo or radiation.

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Minda Valentin
22 months ago

see this site cheeringforcaitlin.com, she also battle this type of brain tumor, but she lost her battle, but the site is about trying to make a difference and also bring attention to this type of cancer,

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