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Penn State Touchdown Pledge Drive

Penn State, the first chapter to raise $1 million, is holding a TD Pledge Drive throughout November to benefit kidney cancer research.

Baylor & Syracuse TD Pledge Drives

The Baylor and Syracuse Chapters are holding Touchdown Pledge Drives for their games on Nov. 1 to benefit their respective rare diseases.

Colgate Touchdown Pledge Drive

Colgate, who recently hosted an Ependymoma Awareness Game, is holding a season-long touchdown pledge drive.

College Colors Day 2014

This Fall, celebrate college football season in your workplace while raising funds and awareness for rare diseases.

Mark Herzlich's New Book: What It Takes

Available in stores now, Herzlich's book tells the story of his fight against the rare disease Ewing’s sarcoma and his passion for football.

2013 Annual Report

Find out how you helped us continue our mission and make an impact in the rare disease community summarized in our 2013 Annual Report.

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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