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2016 Rare Disease Champion Award

Learn how our six finalists have made an impact on the rare disease community, and vote once per day through Febuary 17.

5th Annual Gridiron Gala

Support the rare disease community at our annual black-tie event in Harrisburg, PA. Early bird ticket pricing ends on 2/1!

Penn State QB Sack Campaign

Throughout the 2015 season, every sack that the Penn State defense recorded supported kidney cancer research and awareness.

Clemson TD Pledge Drive

On November 21, the Clemson Chapter of Uplifting Athletes is holding a Touchdown Pledge Drive in support of the rare disease neuroblastoma.

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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