Gridiron Gala: Wipe Out Rare Diseases

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

The 6th Annual Gridiron Gala is a black-tie optional event being held at the Keystone Building in Harrisburg, PA on Saturday, April 8th, 2017 in support of Uplifting Athletes.

Join us for a memorable evening featuring the opportunity to mix and mingle with former college football stars, live entertainment, a full-sit down dinner and open bar all while helping to raise funds for rare disease research.

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Gala Information

Saturday, April 8th, 2017 | 6-10 pm

Keystone Building Atrium
400 North Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101
Cocktail attire, black-tie optional

Ticket Price: $145
Ticket price includes seated dinner,
desserts, & open bar.

The Gridiron Gala will be an event like no other in the Central Pennsylvania region. This exclusive “black-tie tailgate” will be an interactive event featuring former college football stars, live entertainment, open bar, and much more! Check out this video of one of our previous Gridiron Gala events!

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Uplifting Athletes

Uplifting Athletes works with college football players to raise money and awareness for rare disease research. We are a full service national nonprofit benefiting the rare disease community through advocacy, education, outreach and research. A rare disease is one that affects fewer than 200,000 Americans and typically lacks financial incentive to make and market new treatments. There are over 7,000 different rare diseases that collectively affect nearly 30 million Americans. Thanks for your interest and support. Together...We Are...Stronger!

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Help us white out
rare diseases

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Sponsorship opportunities are now available! If you’re interested in sponsoring the Gridiron Gala, please contact for more details.

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