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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ed Mullen | | 202-329-4855 Kathy Green | | 720-280-9725 Anca Elena Call | | 720-320-3832 CONGRESS AND THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH PRIORITIZE DOWN SYNDROME RESEARCH FUNDING IN 2018 BUDGET Chairman Tom
Posted on May 24, 2018
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American Success Story

From 2017 Issue 2 of 4 Actor and model Jamie Brewer embraces the power of her celebrity to shatter stereotypes and be a voice for others — and counts superstar Miley Cyrus as an admirer. In just a few short
Posted on May 2, 2018
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Global invited back to testify before Congress – funding benefiting people with Down syndrome in the balance

“I want to thank you again for your testimony and for your advocacy, which has been extraordinary and has really made an enormous difference in the lives of literally thousands and thousands of individuals and families.”   “There really aren’t
Posted on April 26, 2018
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Transcending Cancer – Family And Fortitude

Family and fortitude helped Mary Miller overcome leukemia, and her inspiring fight could help change the future for thousands of more kids with Down syndrome facing the diagnosis. Mary Miller, 13, of Finksburg, Maryland, is like a lot of girls
Posted on April 11, 2018
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Global Down Syndrome Foundation Membership Grants help employ 48 people with Down syndrome across the country

Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Texas among the states to receive DENVER, CO (April 10, 2018) – In its third successful year, Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) awarded $16,900 to 9 organizations through their Self-Advocate Employment Initiative
Posted on April 10, 2018
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Uganda celebrates World Down Syndrome Day 2018!

Global was proud to join forces with the Global Livingston Institute to bring local organizations, families and children with Down syndrome together in Uganda’s capitol city of Kampala to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day! The theme of the event was
Posted on March 23, 2018
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Omnibus Spending Bill Includes Significant Increase for Down Syndrome Research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Global Down Syndrome Foundation Applauds Congressional Champions and Looks Forward to Partnering with the Trans-NIH Down Syndrome Initiative DENVER – Thursday, March 22, 2018 – The Global Down Syndrome Foundation applauds Congress for including funding for a new trans-National Institutes
Posted on March 22, 2018
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Light the Way 2018

Global is so grateful to First Lady Valerie Sununu of New Hampshire and First Lady Robin Hickenlooper of Colorado for chairing the Light the Way Campaign, an initiative started in 2011 by First Lady Mary Pat Christie of New Jersey
Posted on March 22, 2018