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Syracuse Chapter President and offensive lineman Sam Heckel overcomes rare blood disorder to shine for Orange football

Syracuse Chapter President and offensive lineman Sam Heckel overcomes rare blood disorder to shine for Orange football

Syracuse redshirt sophomore offensive lineman Sam Heckel shared his rare blood disorder story with the world to inspire others with hope. The 6-4, 280-pound Heckel, a native of Wisconsin, is the Syrac…

Baylor Chapter back to tackling rare diseases, announces Lift For Life event on July 25th

Baylor Chapter back to tackling rare diseases, announces Lift For Life event on July 25th

The Baylor Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its annual Lift For Life to support the Rare Disease Community on Wednesday, July 25th. Lift For Life is the signature fundraising event for the Bayl…

Aplastic anemia, Princeton football program and former Tigers RB Jordan Culbreath have a long-time history

Aplastic anemia, Princeton football program and former Tigers RB Jordan Culbreath have a long-time history

There are more than 7,000 rare diseases but we are one Rare Disease Community. Regularly, Uplifting Athletes will put one rare disease center stage to give that disease and its community a chance to s…

Notre Dame Chapter announces second annual Lift For Life event on Friday, July 20

Notre Dame Chapter announces second annual Lift For Life event on Friday, July 20

The Notre Dame Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its second annual Lift For Life to support the Rare Disease Community on Friday, July 20th. Lift For Life is the signature fundraising event for…

Global biotechnology leader CSL Behring becomes title sponsor for inaugural Uplifting Athletes Young Investigator Draft

Global biotechnology leader CSL Behring becomes title sponsor for inaugural Uplifting Athletes Young Investigator Draft

Uplifting Athletes is pleased to announce CSL Behring as the title sponsor for the 2018 Young Investigator Draft on August 18 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The Young Investigator Draft,…

Northwestern Chapter announces Lift For Life on Thursday, July 19

Northwestern Chapter announces Lift For Life on Thursday, July 19

The Northwestern Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its annual Lift For Life to support the Rare Disease Community on Thursday, July 19. Lift For Life is the signature fundraising event for the N…

Syracuse Chapter announces annual Lift For Life on Friday, July 20 inside the Manley Field House

Syracuse Chapter announces annual Lift For Life on Friday, July 20 inside the Manley Field House

The Syracuse Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its annual Lift For Life to support the Rare Disease Community on Friday, July 20 inside the Manley Field House starting at 6:00 p.m. Lift For Life…

NC State Chapter announces annual Lift For Life to take place on Wednesday, July 18 inside Close-King Indoor Practice Facility

NC State Chapter announces annual Lift For Life to take place on Wednesday, July 18 inside Close-King Indoor Practice Facility

The NC State Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its annual Lift For Life to support the Rare Disease Community on Wednesday, July 18 starting at 5:00 p.m. inside the Close-King Indoor Practice Fa…

Penn State Chapter 2018 Lift For Life raises more than $93,000 in support of the Rare Disease Community

Penn State Chapter 2018 Lift For Life raises more than $93,000 in support of the Rare Disease Community

Penn State football held its 16th annual Lift For Life this past Saturday to benefit Uplifting Athletes and the Rare Disease Community. Nearly 1,000 fans came out to Holuba Hall to get an up-close loo…

Notre Dame chapter holds Uplifting Experience event for rare disease patient families

Notre Dame chapter holds Uplifting Experience event for rare disease patient families

An important part of the heritage of our Notre Dame Chapter is a bowling event they began in 2014. The event was the main fundraiser instead of a Lift For Life event. Now that the Fighting Irish are a…