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Penn State QB Sack Campaign

Throughout the 2015 season, every sack that the Penn State defense records will support kidney cancer research and awareness.

Illinois Touchdown Pledge Drive

On September 26, the Fighting Illini fought acoustic neuroma with every touchdown they scored vs. Middle Tennessee State.

Stony Brook Touchdown Pledge Drive

On September 12, the Stony Brook chapter of Uplifting Athletes raised $3,000 to fight medulloblastoma in their TD pledge drive.

Nebraska Football Road Race

The 3rd Annual Nebraska Football Road Race raised over $30,000 to benefit pediatric brain cancer research.

Sammie Coates: Rare Disease Champion

Auburn's Sammie Coates is the 2015 Rare Disease Champion Award winner as the result of his friendship with a leukemia patient.

Who We Are

Uplifting Athletes is a national nonprofit organization aligning college football with rare diseases and raising them as a national priority through outreach, research, education, and advocacy.

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Saturday, September 05, 2015
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