Proceeds benefit Uplifting Athletes, Inc.
Based on 18 reps, each worth $2.78
The 2022 East Tennessee State 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 9.
Fans and supporters can make a pledge for each repetition the defense averages of 225 pound bench press. Our defensive goal is to average 18 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 ETSU we take pride in the opportunity to shine a spotlight on rare diseases and support Uplifting Athletes.
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 ETSU Chapter
Uplifting Athletes is proud to have the Buccaneers from East Tennessee State University become part of the network of chapters led by college football student-athletes. The ETSU Chapter was founded by Shaun Hastings in 2021 after the former chapter leader at Saint Francis transferred to ETSU. The 2022 Lift For Life is the Buccaneers’ first event to support the Rare Disease Community and help Tackle Rare Diseases.
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 for your support of the ETSU 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.)
Shaun Hastings & Blake Austin
ETSU Chapter Leaders
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Uplifting Athletes is a nonprofit organization that inspires the Rare Disease Community with hope through the power of sport.
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