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Jesse James' Pledge Drive at NFL Combine

TE Jesse James raised $5,461 for kidney cancer research through a "Reps For Research" campaign at the NFL Combine.

Sammie Coates: Rare Disease Champion

Auburn's Sammie Coates is the 2015 Rare Disease Champion Award winner as the result of his friendship with a leukemia patient.

4th Annual Gridiron Gala

Support the rare disease community by attending the Uplifting Athletes Gridiron Gala, a black-tie optional event being held on March 21.

2014 Year-End Giving

We accomplished a lot in 2014, but you can enable our chapters to raise more rare disease research funds with a tax-deductible donation.

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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