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Arizona & Baylor Lift For Life Events

Arizona raised $4,000 in the fight against cystic fibrosis & Baylor raised more than $3,000 for cerebral palsy research. Donate: Arizona | Baylor

2014 Nebraska Football Road Race

The 2nd Annual Nebraska Football Uplifting Athletes Road Race was held on July 20 to fight pediatric brain cancer. There's still time to donate!

Florida State Lift For Life is a Success

The Florida State Chapter raised over $15,000 to conquer Fanconi anemia in its inaugural Lift For Life event. Story | Video

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.

2014 GORUCK Events Announced

On August 9, 2014, Uplifting Athletes will host GORUCK's Light and Challenge events in Harrisburg, PA. Registration is now open.

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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