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2017 Penn Chapter Lift For Life

The Lift For Life will feature max-out bench press competition between the offense, defense and special teams on Thursday, March 2. 

Garrett Sickels Reps For Rare Diseases

Join the former Penn State defensive end in the fight against rare diseases at the 2017 NFL Combine.

Amba Etta-Tawo Leaping For Rare Diseases

Join the former Syracuse All-American wide receiver in the fight against rare diseases at the 2017 NFL Combine.

2017 Rare Disease Champion Mitchell Meyers

Iowa State defensive end Mitchell Meyers became the ninth winner of the Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award.

Who We Are

Uplifting Athletes is a nonprofit organization that inspires the rare disease community with hope through the power of sport. Our national network of chapters is run by current football student-athletes.

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Thursday, March 02, 2017
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