• Santa Day 2017

    The Hang Tough Foundation held its third annual Santa Day program this past weekend, where 145 children had a chance to meet Santa Claus and receive a gift from their holiday wish list.   Read the full story, here!

  • Health and Wellness Program Launch

    The Hang Tough Foundation launched their new Health and Wellness program October 2017.  The Hang Tough Foundation’s health and wellness programming will be offered quarterly to Heroes, Sidekicks and their families.  Read the full story, here!

  • Champions Ride Joins Tour De Tallahassee

    Tour De Tallahassee encourages endurance, competition, and fitness year round through a non-profit cycling series!  Read the news, here!

  • Cascades Goes Gold 2017

    Hang Tough Foundation hosts it’s third annual Cascades Goes Gold!  This family-friendly, free event at Cascades Park will shine a spotlight on pediatric cancer, and mark the start of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Cascades Park will truly turn gold for the event, with the waterfall fountain and amphitheater lit up in a golden hue during…

  • Autism Project 2017

    Hang Tough Foundation marked the conclusion of Autism Awareness Month with a special presentation at Florida’s State Capitol. Using original art created by Hang Tough Heroes, local artist Rachel Chasteen has created a beautiful kaleidoscope-inspired art piece that creates a puzzle. Puzzle pieces are the symbol representing autism awareness.  Full story and photos, here!

  • Milestone Weekend for Hang Tough

    April 2017, the organization’s annual fundraising gala, Gritz and Glitz, boasted record-breaking attendance and funds raised, with 300 guests and more than $36,000 netted in support of their mission. Plus, Hang Tough Foundation is launching a new program focused on caring for Hang Tough Hero siblings, or Sidekicks, in celebration of National Sibling Appreciation Day.  Read…



  • Giving Tuesday Inflates Hang Tough Foundation Fundraising Efforts

    Hero Moms will wear inflatable costumes while soliciting donations on Giving Tuesday TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—The Hang Tough Foundation, a Tallahassee-based non-profit that serves families whose children have been affected by chronic or life-altering illness or special needs, announces a unique fundraiser to be held on Tuesday, November 30th for ‘Giving Tuesday.’  Part of Hang Tough’s mission…

  • Moore Bass Consulting, Inc & Hang Tough Foundation Invites Community Go Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Moore Bass Consulting, in partnership with The Hang Tough Foundation, a Tallahassee-based nonprofit that serves families whose children have been affected by chronic or life-altering illness or special needs, encouraging our community to wear gold on Friday September 24th in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  In addition, on Friday Sept. 24th at 10:30…

  • Partnership with Gulf Winds Track Club Events Raises more than $34,000!

    Through Gulf Winds Track Club’s Tallahassee Marathon and Palace Saloon 5K, both benefiting Hang Tough Foundation, results in over $34,000!   Full story, here!

  • Hang Tough Foundation Hires Executive Director

    Hang Tough Foundation announced that Board President and Co-Founder Janelle Irwin has signed on as the organization’s first executive director. In this management role, Irwin will oversee programs, lead administrative staff, and guide Hang Tough Foundation’s overall strategic plan.  Read the press release!



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