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Saint Francis Touchdown Pledge Drive

The Red Flash are holding their TD Pledge Drive on Saturday, October 1 for their home opener against Malone.

Maryland Lift For Life

On July 29th, the Terps will hold their seventh annual Lift For Life event to tackle rare diseases.

Florida State Lift For Life

Support the Noles as they fight rare diseases at their third annual Lift For Life event on Wednesday, July 27.

Washington Lift For Life

The Huskies will tackle rare diseases at their second annual Lift For Life event on Friday, July 29.

2016 Rare Disease Champion: Jake Olson

At the 2016 Maxwell Football Club Awards Gala, USC's Jake Olson was presented with the 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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Uplifting Athletes Chapters cross the goal line for 2016 Touchdown Pledge Drive season with strong finish
Florida State University
Florida State RB Dalvin Cook sets school record for rushing yards with 228 yards and four touchdowns to earn Uplifting Athletes Player of the Week
Penn State University
Penn State Chapter Touchdown Pledge set for road game Saturday night at Rutgers
University of Pennsylvania
Penn QB Alex Torgersen sets school record and leads late comeback to earn Uplifting Athletes Player of the Week
University of Arizona
Arizona Chapter Touchdown Pledge Drive on Saturday against Pac-12 foe Colorado
Florida State University
Florida State Chapter Touchdown Pledge Drive set for Friday night against ACC opponent Boston College
University of Washington
Washington WR John Ross explodes for 208 yards and three scores for Huskies to earn Uplifting Athletes Player of the Week
Clemson University
Clemson Chapter Touchdown Pledge Drive set for Saturday against ACC Atlantic Division foe Syracuse
Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech QB Justin Thomas explodes for 459 total yards against Duke to earn Uplifting Athletes Player of the Week
Northwestern University
Northwestern QB Clayton Thorson puts up 285 yards and a trio of touchdowns to snare Uplifting Athletes Player of the Week

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