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Uplifting Athletes Offers Opportunity For Kids To Play With Football Team

Want to help raise money for Uplifting Athletes, but don’t want to wait for Arts Fest weekend to do so? You’re in luck.

The Penn State chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its second annual Field Day on Saturday, June 7. Inspired by the annual Lift for Life event held over Arts Fest weekend, children can sign up for this one-day training camp for $15.

The event, to be held at Spring Creek Park in State College, will include Skill and Drill sessions with the Penn State football team, Tug-of-War, and an autograph and photo session. Parents can RSVP their children by emailing [email protected] The activities of the event are all geared toward children 12 and under. All money raised will go towards Uplifting Athletes and this year’s fundraising total.

If you can’t make it for the weekend, you can help the team reach its fundraising goal of $150,000 by donating online here.

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Alex Robinson

Alex Robinson was Onward State's Acting Managing Editor/Resident Old Man. He lived in Harrisburg almost his whole life, but he says he's from California -- where he was born -- because that's more fun. He loves cats and Chinese food, but only separately. He met both Ben Affleck and Kanye West within a half hour, so the three of them are basically best friends. If you want to hear his #scorching #hot #takes, you can follow him at @ARobinsonPSU or email him at [email protected]


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