Uplifting Athletes ( Uplifting Athletes )

Uplifting Athletes

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Uplifting Athletes is a national nonprofit organization aligning college football with rare diseases and raising them as a national priority through outreach, research, education, and advocacy.

What makes Uplifting Athletes unique is that our chapter network is run by current football student-athletes, providing them with an opportunity to gain practical job skills while learning how to leverage their assets and abilities to make a positive and lasting impact.

Uplifting Athletes press release, blog etc

12/12/2017 - 10:37 Four finalists announced to determine the 10th winner of the Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award
12/12/2017 - 10:28 Anaplastic Astrocytoma diagnosis provided motivation for Syracuse football program to tackle rare diseases
11/27/2017 - 12:09 Weekly Update: Stony Brook runs past Lehigh in NCAA FCS postseason opener and Northwestern wins seventh in a row
11/27/2017 - 11:26 Penn State QB Trace McSorleys and Northwestern RB Justin Jacksons Big Ten records earn shared Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week honor
11/20/2017 - 14:43 Weekly Update: Colgate captures share of Patriot League crown and miracle finish helps propel Stony Brook to NCAA FCS playoff berth
11/20/2017 - 08:58 Florida State senior walk-on wide receiver Justin Motlow leaves his mark with touchdown catch and makes history to earn Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week
11/13/2017 - 07:18 Syracuse Chapter President and QB Zack Mahoney delivers on short notice with 384-yard outing to earn Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week
11/06/2017 - 12:01 Weekly Update: Northwestern Cardiac Cats become first FBS school in history to win three straight games in overtime with road victory at Nebraska
11/06/2017 - 08:06 2017 Beyond The Trophy: Meet Penn State Chapter Co-President and QB Trace McSorley
11/02/2017 - 06:56 Nebraska Chapter President and linebacker Chris Weber a finalist for William V. Campbell Trophy
10/30/2017 - 11:31 Weekly Update: Late rally provides Nebraska with a huge comeback victory and Northwestern wins in OT for second week in a row
10/30/2017 - 08:56 Northwestern QB Clayton Thorson delivers for the Wildcats in triple OT upset of Michigan State and earns Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week honor
10/30/2017 - 08:55 2017 Beyond The Trophy: Meet Penn State Chapter Co-President and LB Jason Cabinda
10/24/2017 - 10:30 Notre Dame Bowling Event forges a rare bond between Irish player and patient
10/23/2017 - 14:58 2017 Beyond The Trophy: Meet UPenn LB and Chapter President Sam Follansbee
10/23/2017 - 14:20 Princeton WR Jesper Horsted lights up Harvard with 246 yards receiving and throws a TD pass to earn Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week
10/23/2017 - 13:44 Weekly Update: Notre Dame continues to climb in the polls after huge win over USC and Penn State stays unbeaten
10/23/2017 - 04:33 Eight NFL players choose to partner with Uplifting Athletes during My Cause My Cleats 2017