Newsletter Archive

April 2021


GLOBAL World Records & Galas

March 2021


GLOBAL Makes USA Today & BBC Headlines

February 2021


GLOBAL Names Two New Board Members

January 2021


A Strong Start to 2021

December 2020


Make this December Count!

November 2020


A November Worth Remembering

October 2020


GLOBAL’s Important October Announcements

September 2020


GLOBAL’s Important September Announcements

August 2020


GLOBAL’s Important August Announcements

July 2020


GLOBAL’s COVID-19 & July Announcements

June 2020


GLOBAL Makes a Difference in June!

May 2020


CNN Highlights GLOBAL’s COVID-19 Work

April 2020


Emergency COVID-19 Relief Funds Available Now

March 2020


COVID-19 & Down Syndrome

February 2020


American Authors ROCK for Global!

January 2020


DS Research Budget Triples!

December 2019


Double Your Impact Now!

November 2019


From the Red Carpet to the Runway!

October 2019


They’ll Be There Sat. Nov 2nd! Will You?

September 2019


$35M in NEW NIH DS Research Funding

August 2019


Your Global August Announcements!

July 2019


Our New Celebrities and Awards

June 2019


Global’s 2019 Q Award Winners!

May 2019


Global’s AcceptAbility Gala is a Success!

April 2019


April Brings Exciting News to Global

March 2019


World Down Syndrome Day Brings Joy

February 2019


Global Human Rights Hero Goes Viral!

January 2019


Global’s Big Plans for 2019

December 2018


December Brings Joy to Global!

November 2018


Down Syndrome Shines in November

October 2018


ONE WEEK Until the Big Show & Other News

September 2018


Celebs, Awards & A Cancer Connection

August 2018


10 Years of Global & A Brand New Logo

July 2018


A Milestone Month for Global

June 2018


Sports Legends and Prestigious Award – Global Making News Now

May 2018


Historic News! ANTHROPOLOGIE Generous Gift & More!

April 2018


Global Testifies Before Congress, Our Dynamic Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show Chairs, And More Exciting News!

March 2018


Global buzzing about 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby, Bloomberg features Global’s Adult Guidelines, Quincy Jones Award, The Fray’s Isaac Slade and more!

February 2018


Global buzzing about 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby, Bloomberg features Global’s Adult Guidelines, Quincy Jones Award, The Fray’s Isaac Slade and more!

January 2018


American Scientist and Colorado Public Radio highlight groundbreaking discoveries from the Crnic Institute, and more exciting news!

December 2017



Politico highlights Global’s work, Ambassador Marcus Sikora’s amazing journey, and more exciting news!

November 2017


The Salah Foundation provides $1 million lead gift to Global Down Syndrome Foundation

October 2017


Eva Longoria and Jamie Foxx will rock Global’s runway, a $2.5 million contribution to Down syndrome research, and more!

September 2017


Award-winning actor Garret Dillahunt at Sie FilmCenter Screening of Any Day Now!

August 2017


Oscar winning Actress Marisa Tomei supports Global!

July 2017

Miley Cyrus and Jamie Brewer support Global

June 2017

Joe Manganiello Supports Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Joe Manganiello Supports Global Down Syndrome Foundation

May 2017

John C. McGinley supports Global Down Syndrome Foundation

John C. McGinley supports Global Down Syndrome Foundation


April 2017

Chinese Government funds Global scientist

Chinese Government funds Global scientist

March 2017

Global honored to receive $100K from Daniels Fund

Global honored to receive $100K from Daniels Fund

February 2017

Crnic scientists publish groundbreaking leukemia research in The Journal Cell

Crnic scientists publish groundbreaking leukemia research in The Journal Cell

January 2017

Global President and CEO Decries Torture of Young Man with Intellectual Disability

Global President and CEO Decries Torture of Young Man with Intellectual Disability

December 2016

Fonfara LaRose Grant Funds Leukemia and Down Syndrome Research

DC Philanthropists Establish Research Fund and more Global news

October 2016

Global Begins Advocacy & Research Work In Uganda

September 2016

Game-changing Down Syndrome Research from Crnic Institute Associate Director, Dr. Joaquín Espinosa

August 2016

Super Bowl Champion Peyton Manning Supports Global, and More Global News

July 2016

Mario Lopez Supports Global, D.C. Congressional Briefing, and More Global News

June 2016

Global Awarded $500K for DS-Alzheimer’s Research

$1.25 Million for Global’s DS-Alzheimer’s Research and More

May 2016


Rejected Baby with Down Syndrome Now Thriving, and More News from Global

April 2016

Global Announces $1M Awarded for Crnic Research Grants and New Sie Center Clinics

$6.7 Million for Research, Adult Medical Care Guidelines, Ed Grants, Fashion Show Chairs & Auditions, and More

March 2016

WDSD 3 Image for eNewsletter

World Down Syndrome Day, Celiac Research, 2016 Ambassador Selected, New Employment Grants and More

February 2016

Global's Groundbreaking Research Highlighted in WSJ, CPR

Global in WSJ/CPR, $100K Daniels Fund Grant, Empire Set Visit and More

January 2016

Global receives $187K Salah Grant, “Born This Way” Star to be featured in DS World, Nutrition Tips, and More

December 2015

Colorado Gives Day, the Sie Center Draws from 27 States and 7 Countries, First National Keystone Symposia Conference on DS, Global Hires Specialist Focused on Adults with DS, Global Dancers Perform in CO Ballet’s Nutcracker and More! 

November 2015

November 2015 newsletterJamie Foxx Helps Global Raise Record-Breaking $2 Million, ‘Empire’ Star and Other Celebs Rock the Runway, $1 Million in Grants for Alz Disease-DS Research, Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award Winners and More!

October 2015

October 2015 newsletter
Miss Colorado Supports Global and Appears on Dr. Oz, Carlos “CarGo” Gonzalez Goes to Bat for Global, Sie Center Expands Reach with Education Specialist, Global Grant Funds Employment Initiative and More!

September 2015

September 2015 newsletterBeau Bridges and Minka Kelly Support Global, World-Class Researcher Joins Crnic, Nutrition Expert Keynotes Global’s Education Series, Global’s AD-DS Grantee Publishes Research and More!

August 2015

August 2015 newsletterSelf-advocates Meet First Lady in DC; Jamie Brewer, Quincy Jones Award Recipient; Alzheimer’s-DS Workshop; First Crnic Institute Grad Fellowship; 21st Century Cures Act and More!

July 2015

July 2015 newsletter$500,000 for Alzheimer’s-Down Syndrome Research, Terrence Howard Supports Global, Educational Grants Awarded, Hollywood Ball, DS-Cancer Research, and More!

June 2015

June 2015 newsletterDown Syndrome-Alzheimer’s Disease Workshop, Medical Needs Survey for Adults with Down Syndrome, 2015 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Ambassador Clarissa Capuano, “Glee” Stars Jane Lynch and Lauren Potter, “Dare to” Football and Cheer Camps, and More

May 2015

May 2015 newsletterAlzheimer’s-DS Roundtable, Actor with Down Syndrome Stars in Movie, Congressional Down Syndrome Caucus Briefing, Dare to Ride Team, and More

April 2015

April 2015 newsletterMillions in Grants, Models Wanted, World-Class Adults with Down Syndrome Task Force, Educational Grants, Self-Advocate Artwork, and More

March 2015

March 2015 newsletterJane Lynch, Baby Leo, Anna Sie’s leadership, Karl Pfenninger’s legacy, ENT conference, and More

February 2015

First T21RS Conference in ParisJamie Foxx, Paris DS Conference, Global Educational Grants, Research Scholarships, Dance Parties and More

January 2015

Frank Stephens Meets President ObamaMeeting President Obama, Global & Alzheimer’s Association fund $2+ mil, Designer Roberto Coin, Sie Center’s Pat Winders, Global’s DC Gala & More

December 2014

Salah Foundation grantGlobal receives $200K Salah Grant, Nuggets Video, Speech Tips, Vollbracht Support, and More

November 2014

Alec Baldwin and DeOndra DixonGlobal raises $1.9 mil, Celebrities promote Global’s important work, and More

October 2014

Sujeet Desai, Quincy Jones and Natalie FullerGlobal honors supermodel, profiles media mogul’s support; $5M for Alzheimer’s-DS research; and More

September 2014

Bequest funds Down syndrome researchSan Francisco bequest funds Down syndrome research, Global outraged by discrimination, Sie Center takes on infantile seizures, and More

August 2014

Governor Hickenlooper, Michelle Sie Whitten, John J. Sie and friendsAlzheimer’s initiative receives $250K, John C. McGinley Q&A, 1K patients with Down syndrome served and More