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What\'s New

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!

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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Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 30, 2018
Saturday, June 30, 2018

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