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Touchdown Pledge Drive 2017

For the fourth year, our chapters shine a spotlight on rare diseases by holding a Touchdown Pledge Drive game during the month of September.

 

Weekly Chapter Update

Five of the six teams that opened Touchdown Pledge Drive 2017 came out with victories and scored a combined 32 touchdowns.

Uplifting Leaders On Watch Lists

Uplifting Athletes is proud to have seven college football student-athlete chapter leaders nominated for national off-the-field awards this year.

Lift For Life Recap

Ten events took place in July and early August with a singular focus: shining a spotlight on rare diseases and inspiring others with hope.

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.

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, September 23, 2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017

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