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Saint Francis Uplifting Athletes Community Day featuring Lift For Life will also include a 5K run and Punt, Pass & Kick

Saint Francis University
Saint Francis Uplifting Athletes Community Day featuring Lift For Life will also include a 5K run and Punt, Pass & Kick

The Saint Francis Uplifting Athletes Community Day featuring the SFU Chapter Lift For Life is scheduled for Sunday, April 30 starting at Noon. Lift For Life is the signature fundraising event for the…

Princeton Chapter annual Lift For Life event set for April 27th and is open to the public

Princeton University
Princeton Chapter annual Lift For Life event set for April 27th and is open to the public

The Princeton Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its annual Lift For Life to support the rare disease community on April 27 at 4:45 p.m. outside the Frist Campus Center. Lift For Life is the sign…

Sixth annual Uplifting Athletes Gridiron Gala was a night of inspiration

Sixth annual Uplifting Athletes Gridiron Gala was a night of inspiration

Uplifting Athletes held its sixth annual Gridiron Gala last weekend at the Keystone Building in Harrisburg, Pa. It was a fantastic evening of celebration focused on positively impacting the rare disea…

Former Illinois Chapter President Joe Spencer wins Coach Wooden Citizen Cup Award

University of Illinois
Former Illinois Chapter President Joe Spencer wins Coach Wooden Citizen Cup Award

Former Illini football center and Illinois Chapter of Uplifting Athletes President Joe Spencer recently won the 2017 Coach Wooden Citizen Cup Award given to the most outstanding role model among athl…

Seven individuals from four Uplifting Athletes Chapters run Pro Day Reps For Rare Diseases campaigns

University of Maryland, University of Illinois, University of Arizona, Florida State University
Seven individuals from four Uplifting Athletes Chapters run Pro Day Reps For Rare Diseases campaigns

For three straight years, members of the Uplifting Athletes chapter network have run campaigns during the NFL Combine to shine a spotlight on the rare disease community. This year three players ran Re…

Roman Braglio adds Maryland to 2017 Pro Day Reps For Rare Diseases campaign roster

University of Maryland
Roman Braglio adds Maryland to 2017 Pro Day Reps For Rare Diseases campaign roster

Former Maryland defensive end Roman Braglio will make his upcoming NFL Pro Day a platform to inspire the rare disease community with hope through the power of sport. Braglio, a 2016 team captain, is e…

Former Florida State offensive tackle Rod Johnson doing Reps For Rare Diseases at 2017 Pro Day March 28

Florida State University
Former Florida State offensive tackle Rod Johnson doing Reps For Rare Diseases at 2017 Pro Day March 28

Former two-time All-ACC offensive tackle Rod Johnson will make his upcoming NFL Pro Day a platform to inspire the rare disease community with hope through the power of sport. Johnson is excited about…

Former Arizona tight end Josh Kern doing Reps For Rare Diseases at 2017 Pro Day March 24

University of Arizona
Former Arizona tight end Josh Kern doing Reps For Rare Diseases at 2017 Pro Day March 24

Former Arizona tight end Josh Kern will make his NFL Pro Day a platform to inspire the rare disease community with hope through the power of sport. The former Uplifting Athletes Arizona Chapter Presid…

Former Syracuse WR Amba Etta-Tawo to donate a portion of proceeds from autograph appearance on March 19 to Uplifting Athletes

Syracuse University
Former Syracuse WR Amba Etta-Tawo to donate a portion of proceeds from autograph appearance on March 19 to Uplifting Athletes

Former Syracuse All-American wide receiver Amba Etta-Tawo is coming off a strong NFL Combine and is returning to Central New York for an autograph session. Amba will be at Cooperstown Connection insid…

Rare Disease Champion Mitchell Meyers takes the stage at 2017 Maxwell Football Club Awards Gala

Rare Disease Champion Mitchell Meyers takes the stage at 2017 Maxwell Football Club Awards Gala

Uplifting Athletes was proud to honor Iowa State defensive end Mitchell Meyers as its ninth winner of the Rare Disease Champion Award as part of the Maxwell Football Club Gala. The Rare Disease Champi…