• The Current: Volume 4- July is here!

    The Current (Vol. 4)  Oh say can you sea?  A sneak peek into late summer 2019 for the Hang Tough Foundation Hot dogs and watermelon, and fireworks – oh my! Can you believe it’s almost July?! You won’t believe the crazy amounts of fun that Hang Tough has in store for the next few weeks!…

  • The Current: Volume 3- Back at it!

    “Alexa, play ‘Baby Come Back’ by Player” A new and improved edition of all things Hang Tough Did you miss us? Well, worry no more: The Current is back and ready to fill you in on everything going on in the Hang Tough family.  On June 8th, Hang Tough kick-started what we hope will blossom…

  • The Current: Volume 2-School’s Out!

    School’s Out and Hang Tough has got you covered: A Peek into Summer Fun with Hang Tough By: Virginia Scott, Summer Intern   Hellooo Summer! School is finally out and you know what that means: summer fun can finally begin! Still in need of plans for your family? Don’t worry, Hang Tough has you covered….

  • The Current: Volume 1-Hang Tough Like You’ve Never Seen it Before

    Hang Tough Like You’ve Never Seen it Before: An Introduction to Interning with Hang Tough Foundation Ever wondered what it’s like under the surface at Hang Tough Foundation? All the inner workings of the office and how all of the amazing events for our heroes and their families come together? Well hold on tight to…

  • Origins of Hang Tough Foundation’s “Surfer” Theme

    Ever wondered where Hang Tough’s “Surfer Theme” and shaka originated? Cindi’s son, AJ (14) was battling leukemia. The inspiration for a song they wrote, “We Can’t Stop the Waves,” came from a time he told her that he couldn’t do it anymore and he wanted to stop all treatment. “Mom, don’t you get it?” “I’m…

  • Tough as Nails ReLaunch

      September is a very exciting month for Hang Tough Foundation, our Hero families, and our Tough as Nails support group program. Starting Monday, September 24th, we will be moving our free monthly support groups to the 4th Monday of each month. After seeing immense growth in our one support group and gathering feedback from…



  • 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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