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College Colors Day 2014

This September, celebrate the start of college football season in your workplace while raising funds and awareness for rare diseases.

Uplifting Athletes GORUCK Event

As part of the 2014 GORUCK event, members of Team UA raised more than $20,000 to support our mission in the fight against rare diseases.

2014 Nebraska Football Road Race

The 2nd Annual Nebraska Football Uplifting Athletes Road Race raised more than $30,000 for pediatric brain cancer. Story: Click Here

Penn State Breaks Record at Lift For Life

At their 12th annual Lift For Life event, the Penn State Chapter raised more than $140,000 for kidney cancer research. Story

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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