July 2015

Global Alzheimer’s Initiative Receives $500,000
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and the state legislature allocate $500,000 for the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Disease Center. The state has now invested $750,000 to support the first Alzheimer’s disease research and clinical care center in Colorado and the first in the U.S. with a specific focus on Down syndrome. More
Celebrity Terrence Howard Supports Global
The award-winning star of TV’s “Empire” will join 1,200 attendees to celebrate models with DS at Global’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show. More
Generous Grant Funds Global’s Hollywood Ball
The Salah Foundation helps fund adult education programs, including the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Hollywood Ball attended by over 130 guests. More
Mom Raising 5 Kids with DS ‘Called to Motherhood’
Leah Spring is rearing five children while fighting breast cancer. The Crnic Institute is driving Down syndrome research that could result in cancer treatments. More
Global Grants Fund 31 Educational Programs
Over $300,000 has been awarded to DS organizations across the U.S., with the latest grants announced at the NDSC Annual Convention. More
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