10,000 Mile Challenge

We have 10 days to create a brighter future for those facing a rare diagnosis. Sign up by July 19 and donate $20 to qualify for your first incentive!

Lift For Life

We believe a workout can change the world!

Rare Potential Met The Power Of Sports

The 2024 Young Investigator Draft was a success! If you missed it, check out our highlight reel now.

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

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Penn State Lift For Life 2024

Fundraising Goal: $40,000

Campaigns: Lift for Life

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Holy Cross Football Lift For Life 2024

Fundraising Goal: $10,000

Campaigns: Lift for Life

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Georgia Tech Football Lift For Life 2024

Fundraising Goal: $5,000

Campaigns: Lift for Life

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Indiana Football Lift For Life 2024

Fundraising Goal: $6,000

Campaigns: Lift for Life

Events

Richmond Flying Squirrels Gameday

Join us for a gameday with the Richmond Flying Squirrels!

Pittsburgh Pirates Gameday

Join us for a gameday with the Pittsburgh Pirates!

Richmond Flying Squirrels Gameday Uplifting Experience

Join us for an Uplifting Experience with the Richmond Flying Squirrels!

Corporate Champions