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Davidson Lift For Life 2022: Linebackers

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We are competing in the 2022 Davidson Lift for Life and need your help!

The 2022 Davidson Football Chapter Lift for Life is coming up and our team is proud to dedicate our performance in support of Uplifting Athletes and its mission to inspire the Rare Disease Community with hope through the power of sport.

Lift For Life is a signature event held by fellow student-athletes at universities across the country. Our Lift for Life is scheduled for April 29. The event is private this year.

Fans and supporters can make a pledge for each repetition the Linebackers averages of 225 pound bench press. Our  goal is to average 17 reps during our Lift for Life competition.

The challenges faced by the Rare Disease Community are bigger than any one individual, team or organization can tackle alone. Here at Davidson we take pride in the opportunity to shine a spotlight on rare diseases and support Uplifting Athletes.

#WeTackleRare


Please join our team by making a pledge today!

How you can help

The proceeds from our 2022 Lift for Life support the mission of Uplifting Athletes and its charitable programs: Rare Disease Awareness, Rare Disease Research, Uplifting Experiences and Uplifting Leaders.


The Davidson Chapter

The Davidson Chapter started tackling rare diseases in 2017 when it joined Uplifting Athletes. Co-founded by former Wildcats George Hatalowich and Kevin Stipe, the duo was inspired by their own individual connections to the rare disease cause and made supporting the Rare Disease Community for the Davidson football program a priority.


P.A.C.E. - Progress. Advocate. Cooperate. Educate

At Davidson, we are also committed to being leaders in the fight for social justice. We know more diversity in healthcare means safer, healthier, and stronger communities. African-Americans make up 13% of the U.S. population yet, only 4% of US medical doctors are Black/African-American. The Hispanic and Latino population account for 17% of the US population but only .4% of U.S. medical doctors. Funds from this Lift For Life will help support Uplifting Athletes Underrepresented Minority Research Grant focused on influencing inclusion in medicine.


About Uplifting Athletes

A nonprofit organization founded in 2007, Uplifting Athletes inspires the Rare Disease Community with hope through the power of sport. A rare disease is one that affects fewer than 200,000 Americans and typically lacks financial incentive to make and market new treatments. Uplifting Athletes fulfills its mission through a unique network of college football student-athlete led chapters, Uplifting Ambassadors and Team UA participants.

Since its inception, Uplifting Athletes has raised more than $5 million to support the mission of Uplifting Athletes and its charitable programs: Rare Disease Awareness, Rare Disease Research, Uplifting Experiences and Uplifting Leaders.

To learn more about Uplifting Athletes visit www.upliftingathletes.org


Thank You!

Thank you for your support of the Davidson Chapter and the Rare Disease Community. Every little bit helps. Please don’t forget to share this campaign and your support on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

#WeTackleRare

Sincerely,

Davidson Uplifting Athletes

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DateNamerepsEarned
4/29Davidson LFL 202215$1,485

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