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We’re Exploring The Intersection Between Sports and Science

Uplifting Athletes is a community unified under the idea that no person should ever feel alone. We harness the power of sport to invest in the lives of people impacted by rare disease so that everyone has hope for the future. We are athletes, researchers, patients, advocates, and allies who make up a team dedicated to one cause. We want to create a brighter tomorrow. Are you in?

Uplifting Athletes' Areas of Focus

Leverage public interest to cultivate resources that accelerate scientific advancements for rare diseases

Develops social influencers into leaders that make a positive impact on the rare disease community

Shares the platform of sport with the rare disease cause and raises it as a national priority

Creates special moments that enrich the lives of rare disease patients and their loved ones

Fundraising Initiatives

Illinois Women's Volleyball team huddling in uniform.

Illinois Women's Volleyball: Spiking Rare Diseases 2023

Fundraising Goal: 5,000

Campaigns: 2023 Pledge Drive

Western Michigan team photo on field

Western Michigan Football: Touchdown Pledge Drive

Fundraising Goal: $5,000

Campaigns: 2023 Pledge Drive

Group photo of the Northwestern football team

Northwestern Football: Touchdown Pledge Drive

Fundraising Goal: 5,000

Campaigns: Pledge Drive 2023

Group photo of the Baylor football team

Baylor Football: Touchdown Pledge Drive

Fundraising Goal: 1,000

Campaigns: Pledge Drive 2023


San Francisco Giants Gameday Experience

Join us for a San Francisco Giants Gameday Experience!

Mississippi State Football Spring Gameday Experience

Join us for the Mississippi State Spring Game Experience!

Maryland Football Bowling Uplifting Experience

Join us to go bowling with the Maryland Football team!

Philadelphia Union Uplifting Experience – Currently at capacity

Join us for a two-day Uplifting Experience with the Philadelphia Union!

Philadelphia Flyers Gameday Experience – 3/14

Join us for a Philadelphia Flyers Gameday Experience!

Philadelphia Flyers Gameday Experience – 2/27 – Currently At Capacity

Join us for a Philadelphia Flyers Gameday Experience!

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