Proceeds benefit Uplifting Athletes, Inc.
Based on 300 pounds, each worth $4.68
The 2019 Penn Chapter Lift For Life is coming up and Team Commit To The Fight 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. The Lift For Life for the Penn Chapter will take place at the team’s strength and conditioning facility during their annual lifting competition, the Iron Quaker.
Team Commit To The Fight is made up of the following current Penn Football players: Greg Begnoche, Mike Rolfe, Travis Spreen, Jake Haggard, Sire Woods, Trey Flowers, Tanner Long, Ryan Cragun, Mohammed Diakite, Taheeb Sonekan.
Lift For Life is the signature fundraising event for the Penn Chapter. Lift For Life is an event held by our fellow college football student-athlete brothers at other universities across the country who have joined the Uplifting Athletes nationwide network of chapters.
The Iron Quaker started in 2007 and serves as the final workout for the Penn football team during winter conditioning.
Our Lift For Life as part of the 13th annual Iron Quaker is scheduled for February 23rd at 10:00 a.m. The event is private this year
The challenges faced by the Rare Disease Community are bigger than any one individual, team or organization can tackle alone. Here at Penn we take pride in the opportunity to shine a spotlight on rare diseases and support Uplifting Athletes.
Fans and supporters can make a pledge for every pound of our teams average one rep max bench press. Our team goal is to average 290 pounds during our Lift for Life competition.
How you can help
· Pledge for each pound of Team Commit To The Fight’s average one rep max bench press during the Iron Quaker
· Make a one-time flat donation
The proceeds from our 2019 Lift for Life support the mission of Uplifting Athletes and its charitable programs: Rare Disease Awareness, Rare Disease Research, Uplifting Experiences and Uplifting Leaders.
Moved by former wide receiver Kaleb Germinaro, who lost his playing career to a rare disease , Dr. David Fajgenbaum, a Castleman’s Disease Researcher who has the disease himself, and Vhito Decapria, a 6-year-old team captain and brain cancer survivor, the Penn Chapter started tackling rare diseases when it joined Uplifting Athletes in 2015.
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 network of college football student-athlete led chapters, Uplifting Ambassadors and Team UA participants. Since its inception, Uplifting Athletes has raised more than $4.5 million in support of the Rare Disease Community with a third of that, $1.5 million, given to fund rare disease research.
Thank you for your support of the Penn 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.)
Team Commit To The Fight
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This campaign benefits
Uplifting Athletes is a nonprofit organization that inspires the Rare Disease Community with hope through the power of sport.
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