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Six FCS Chapters kick off 2018 Lift For Life season with successful events

Princeton University, Colgate University, Saint Francis University, Stony Brook University, University of Pennsylvania
Six FCS Chapters kick off 2018 Lift For Life season with successful events

Uplifting Athletes kicked off its 2018 Lift For Life season with successful events at six FCS Chapters: Colgate, Davidson, Penn, Princeton, Saint Francis and Stony Brook. The six events combined to ra…

Enduring neuroblastoma diagnosis with daughter Leah helped Devon Still find a purpose and passion for life after football

Enduring neuroblastoma diagnosis with daughter Leah helped Devon Still find a purpose and passion for life after football

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…

NFL teams welcome 29 players who gave back during Reps For Rare Diseases campaign

NFL teams welcome 29 players who gave  back during Reps For Rare Diseases campaign

Less than 1 percent of high school football players actually go on to sign a professional NFL contract. Those who climb to the top of the football ladder and take the final step from NFL prospect to b…

Princeton Chapter annual Lift For Life on deck May 8th and will feature an offense vs. defense bench press competition

Princeton University
Princeton Chapter annual Lift For Life on deck May 8th and will feature an offense vs. defense bench press competition

The Princeton Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its annual Lift For Life to support the rare disease community on Tuesday, May 8th outside the Trist Student Center starting at 4:45 p.m. Lift For…

Colgate Chapter set to hold Lift For Life April 26 featuring a bench press competition between offense and defense

Colgate University
Colgate Chapter set to hold Lift For Life April 26 featuring a bench press competition between offense and defense

The Colgate Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its annual Lift For Life to support the rare disease community on Thursday, April 26th. Lift For Life is the signature fundraising event for the Upl…

Mitchell Meyers came all the way back from 18-month battle with a rare disease to play his final season at Iowa State and win the 2017 Rare Disease Champion Award

Mitchell Meyers came all the way back from 18-month battle with a rare disease to play his final season at Iowa State and win the 2017 Rare Disease Champion Award

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…

Fourth annual Penn Chapter Lift For Life set for April 23 and will feature a bench press competition between offense and defense

University of Pennsylvania
Fourth annual Penn Chapter Lift For Life set for April 23 and will feature a bench press competition between offense and defense

The Penn Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its fourth annual Lift For Life to support the rare disease community on Monday, April 23rd. Lift For Life is the signature fundraising event for the U…

Davidson football program joins Uplifting Athletes chapter network and set to host inaugural Lift For Life event April 26

Davidson football program joins Uplifting Athletes chapter network and set to host inaugural Lift For Life event April 26

Uplifting Athletes is pleased to have Davidson College join the nationwide network of chapters led by college football student-athletes. Each chapter embraces the mission of Uplifting Athletes by usin…

Saint Francis Chapter annual Lift For Life on April 21st features bench press competition between offense and defense

Saint Francis University
Saint Francis Chapter annual Lift For Life on April 21st features bench press competition between offense and defense

The Saint Francis Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its annual Lift For Life to support the rare disease community on Saturday, April 21st at DeGol Field. Lift For Life is the signature fundrais…

Nearly 40 NFL prospects give back as part of Reps For Rare Diseases campaign

Nearly 40 NFL prospects give back as part of Reps For Rare Diseases campaign

Nearly 40 NFL prospects committed themselves to giving back during one of the biggest days of their lives. When the stakes were the highest, these former college football players chose to support the…