October 2014

$7.6 million raised at Global’s Denver fashion shows
Global’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show is the largest single fundraiser in the U.S. benefiting people with Down syndrome. In just five years, the event has raised $7.6 million. This year’s event promises to be the biggest yet! More
Supermodel Beverly Johnson to receive
Global’s Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award, coinciding with the anniversary of her historic Voguemagazine cover. More
For LA’s Jules Haimovitz, Global honors his sister
who had Down syndrome. People in the entertainment and media industry know Mr. Haimovitz as an industry leader, having managed MGM Networks, More
Sie Center launches physical fitness program
for adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome. The 12-week strength and conditioning sessions are organized by physical therapist Sarah Mann. More
$5M announced for Alzheimer’s–DS
research by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This is the first NIH Request for Applications specific to Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease. More
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