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Riley Dixon's My Cause My Cleats

Proceeds benefit Uplifting Athletes, Inc.


Based on 49 avg punt yards, each worth $5.86

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Help Support the Syracuse Chapter of Uplifting Athletes

Riley’s Connection to the Cause

Riley has been a proud member of the Syracuse Uplifting Athletes chapter since its inception in 2013. Riley helped with fundraising efforts, community involvement and participated in the annual Syracuse Lift for Life from 2013-2015.

For the Denver Broncos Week 13 matchup on the road in Miami, fans can support Riley and the Syracuse Chapter of Uplifting Athletes by making a pledge for every yard he averages punting during the My Cause My Cleats game with the Dolphins.

The proceeds from Riley Dixon’s My Cause My Cleats Pledge Drive supports the mission of Uplifting Athletes and its charitable programs: Rare Disease Awareness, Rare Disease Research, Uplifting Experiences and Uplifting Leaders.

How you can help

· Make a Pledge for the average yards per punt Riley averages that day. We are projecting him to average 40 yards per punt against the Dolphins!

· Make a one-time flat donation

Click here to view all of the Uplifting Athletes My Cause My Cleats Campaigns.

The Syracuse Chapter

Syracuse started tackling rare diseases in 2013 when it joined Uplifting Athletes. The student-athlete led chapter serves the rare disease community in honor of Rob Long, a former Orange punter and team captain.

The Syracuse football program also enjoys a strong relationship with 8-year-old rare brain cancer patient Lillian Belfield and her family. Lillian’s attitude on life and her perseverance have been an inspiration to the Orange and the surrounding community.

About Uplifting Athletes

Uplifting Athletes is a national nonprofit that inspires the rare disease community with hope through the power of sport and empowers medical researchers to find cures. A rare disease is one that affects fewer than 200,000 Americans and consequently lacks financial incentive to make and market new treatments. Founded in 2007, Uplifting Athletes has college football student-athlete led chapters nationwide in FBS and FCS programs including half the schools in the Big Ten and ACC conferences.

Thank You!

Thank you for your support of the Syracuse Chapter and the rare disease community. Every little bit helps. Please don’t forget to share our Touchdown Pledge Drive campaign and your support on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)



DateNameavg punt yardsEarned
12/3Denver Broncos vs Miami Dolphins48.60$285

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