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What\'s New

Saint Francis Chapter Community Day

Featuring the SFU Chapter Lift For Life, 5K Run and Punt, Pass & Kick on April 30 starting at Noon.

Maryland Day 2017

Join the Maryland Chapter in its efforts to shine a spotlight on the rare disease community during Maryland Day on Saturday, April 29.

Stony Brook Chapter Lift For Life

The annual event to support the rare disease community will take place May 5 from 9-11 a.m. on the Staller Steps.

Mitchell Meyers at Maxwell Awards Gala

The Iowa State defensive end was honored as the ninth winner of the Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award.

Reps For Rare Diseases at 2017 NFL Combine

Three former college football standouts gave rare diseases a spotlight at the 2017 NFL Combine and raised more than $9,000 combined.

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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Upcoming Events

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Friday, May 05, 2017
Friday, May 05, 2017

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