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2018 Gridiron Gala

Our 7th Annual Gridiron Gala is Saturday, June 9th in Harrisburg, Pa. Former Penn State DT Devon Still will be the Special Guest Speaker!

Saint Francis Chapter Lift For Life

The 2018 Saint Francis Chapter Lift For Life is Saturday, April 21st at DeGol Field. Join the Red Flash as they help tackle rare diseases.

Penn Chapter Lift For Life

The Penn Chapter will hold its fourth annual Lift For Life on Monday, April 23rd. Help the Quakers tackle rare diseaes.

Colgate Chapter Lift For Life

The Colgate Chapter will hold its annual Lift For Life on Thursday, April 26th. Help the Raiders tackle rare diseases.

Davidson Chapter inaugural Lift For Life

2018 Rare Disease Champion

Congratulations to former UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin on winning the 2018 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award.

Leadership Development Conference '18

36 college football student-athletes from 18 universities gather for a weekend of work sessions, networking and relationship building.

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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From Mark Herzlich's journey to Jack Hoffman's run, our YouTube channel is full of uplifting stories.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, April 23, 2018
Monday, April 23, 2018
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Thursday, April 26, 2018

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