Notre Dame

Uplifting Athletes Programs

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

Uplifting Leaders

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

Uplifting Experiences

Fundraising Initiatives

Notre Dame Lift For Life 2019
$20,130.60 Amount Raised
9 Campaigns
Notre Dame Touchdown Pledge Drive 2015
$440.00 Amount Raised
Campaigns

News & Past Events

Posted on Monday October 14, 2019
Down to its last gasp, Fordham quarterback Tim DeMorant hit Fotis Kokosioulis on a fourth-down touchdown pass from 17 yards out with 16 seconds remaining to cap a thrilling come-from-behind Patriot League victory at Georgetown. Fordham was on the cusp of losing its second game this season by a single score when DeMorant was picked […] Continue Reading »
Posted on Monday October 07, 2019
Lehigh won its second game in a row behind a defense that held Colgate in check all day and came up with a dramatic stop just short of the goal line on the final play of the game. Freshman Zaythan Hill put the Mountain Hawks in front 21-14 with a 9-yard touchdown scamper with 33 […] Continue Reading »
Posted on Monday September 30, 2019
Baylor redshirt freshman kicker John Mayers missed a 38-yard field goal early in the game, but drilled one from the same distance into a stiff wind with just 21 seconds remaining to propel the Bears to 4-0 overall with the victory in their Big 12 opener over Iowa State. Late in the third quarter, the […] Continue Reading »
Posted on Monday September 16, 2019
It was a record setting night inside Western Michigan’s Waldo Stadium, as the Broncos offense ran wild over Georgia State with nearly 700 total yards. Four WMU running backs combined to score a program-record seven touchdowns. The seven rushing touchdowns are also the fifth most by a Mid-American Conference (MAC) team in a single game. […] Continue Reading »
Posted on Tuesday September 03, 2019
Terrell Johnson hauled in a 35-yard touchdown pass with 77 seconds remaining and Trevor Thompson nailed the extra point to help Saint Francis win its season opener in come-from-behind fashion on the road at Lehigh by a point. The Red Flash victory wasn’t without plenty of late drama, though. Lehigh moved the ball down the […] Continue Reading »
Posted on Friday August 09, 2019
Over the course of five months, earlier this year, a record 21 members of the Uplifting Athletes’ chapter network held our signature event, Lift For Life, to raise awareness and funds in support of the Rare Disease Community. Lift For Life 2019 was conducted in two phases. It started in Philadelphia with Penn on February […] Continue Reading »
Posted on Thursday August 01, 2019
Phase 2 of Uplifting Athletes’ network of chapters Lift For Life season was culminated with Rare Road Trip 2019. In the spring, seven of our chapters held these signature events to support our mission to inspire the Rare Disease Community with hope through the power of sport. Those seven schools set the table for the […] Continue Reading »
Posted on Monday July 08, 2019
The Notre Dame Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its annual Lift For Life to support the Rare Disease Community on Friday, July 19th. Lift For Life is the signature fundraising event for the Notre Dame Chapter of Uplifting Athletes. Notre Dame is a part of Uplifting Athletes’ nationwide network of chapters led by college […] Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday July 03, 2019
An important part of the Notre Dame Chapter heritage is the annual bowling event the Fighting Irish started in 2014. This past weekend the Notre Dame Chapter used its event at the Strikes & Spares Event Center in Mishawaka, Indiana to host an Uplifting Experience for rare disease patients, families and caregivers. More than 100 […] Continue Reading »
Posted on Monday April 29, 2019
Earlier this year, Uplifting Athletes partnered with 56 NFL prospects to give them their first opportunity to share their new platform as professional athletes to inspire others with hope and to support the Rare Disease Community. When the stakes were the highest in their football lives, these NFL prospects made a choice to pledge their […] Continue Reading »

Chapter Leadership

Chapter Leaders

Chris Schilling President
Brock Wright Vice President
Drew White Vice President

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