Grammy Award-winning Sara Barielles, Football Hall of Fame member John Lynch and an impressive list of celebrities to take part in Global’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself 2021 fashion show
Exclusive $ 25 tickets available now
Posted: October 14, 2021 at 1:41 PM EDT|Update: 42 minutes ago
DENVER, October 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, World Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL) announced GRAMMY® Award-winning artist, songwriter, actress, author and philanthropist Sara Bareilles will perform at GLOBAL’s virtual Be beautiful Be yourself Fashion show to Saturday 13 November 2021. Bareilles will perform his iconic hits, including “Brave” and “The Light”, and share his personal connection to our community with Down’s syndrome.
Inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame and current CEO of the San Francisco 49ers John lynch will receive the Quincy Jones Outstanding Advocacy Award alongside the Peruvian lawyer and politician Bryan russell mujica. Lynch will receive the award for his commitment to athletes of varying abilities and for the college scholarships he has awarded to young athletes with Down syndrome and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
GLOBAL offers exclusives 25 $ tickets which will provide an extraordinary opportunity for people from across the United States and around the world to attend this award-winning, inspiring and star-studded event.
An impressive list of celebrities will join GLOBAL guests, including Music Legend Quincy Jones, R&B couple Ronnie & Shamari DeVoe, disney stars Debby ryan and Miranda May, award-winning reality TV host Jeff Probst, Grey’s Anatomy stars Catherine scorsone and Eric dane, award-winning actors John C. McGinley, Zack Gottsagen, Jamie brewer, and Megan bomgaars, golfer Brad hennefermannequins Amanda’s stand and Beverley Johnson, models Marián Avila and Madeline Stuart, motivational speakers Tim harris, Karen gaffney and Frank stephens, Denver Broncos Brandon mcmanus and Justin simmons, Buffalo Bills’ Harrison phillips, Colorado Rapids Kellyn Acosta, musician Sujeet Desai, and 9NEWS anchors Tom Green and Kim christiansen.
Renowned journalists and presenters, Fox News correspondent John roberts and ABC Kyra Phillips, will animate the event. Twenty-six beautiful models Down’s syndrome from eight states and three countries will be presented on the virtual track. This year GLOBAL Ambassadors are Archie and Sevy Eicher, two siblings who were adopted from an orphanage in Bulgaria by loving parents, Lisa and Joey, and siblings, Ace and Radko. Archie is a booming model who recently featured in Gap’s new teen line, and Sevy is an internationally renowned painter with a waitlist of over 8,000.
The Parade will also pay tribute to DeOndra Dixon, the beloved sister of Jamie foxx who tragically passed away last year. GLOBAL honors its memory through the DeOndra Dixon Down Syndrome Research Fund, which raises funds to address health issues and health care disparities for African Americans with Down syndrome.
Despite the pandemic and a year of tragic losses within the Down syndrome community, GLOBAL has worked tirelessly to provide vital information and grants to the community. GLOBAL has provided COVID-19 GLOBAL emergency relief grants to more than 200 people with Down syndrome and their families, and more than 30,000 pieces of PPE continue to be delivered to people with intellectual disabilities living in group and foster homes; COVID-19 & Down Syndrome resource, created in collaboration with a consortium of national organizations, has been updated to include information on the Delta variant and boosters; and millions of dollars in NIH funding has been secured for Down syndrome research and medical care, including groundbreaking research for Leukine® trial that has taken the next step with positive results in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
More info on Be beautiful Be yourself Fashion show to Saturday 13 November 2021, To 6:30 p.m. MST:
The event itself will be hosted on ClickBid, a virtual events platform with live streaming, auction and donation options. A virtual access code will be sent to ticket holders and can be used on multiple devices.
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To find out more, visit: www.bebeautifulbeyourself.org
To purchase tickets, visit: https://bebeautifulbeyourself.org/2021-beautiful-fashion-show-tickets/
About the World Down Syndrome Foundation
The Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL) is the largest nonprofit organization in the United States working to save lives and dramatically improve health outcomes for people with Down syndrome. GLOBAL has donated more than $ 32 million to establish the first Down syndrome research institute supporting more than 400 scientists and more than 2,000 Down syndrome patients in 33 states and 10 countries. Working closely with Congress and the National Institutes of Health, GLOBAL is the leading advocacy organization in the United States for Down syndrome research and medical care. GLOBAL is a member of over 150 organizations with Down Syndrome worldwide and is part of a network of affiliates – the Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome, the Sie Center for Down Syndrome and the University of Colorado Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Cognition – all on the Anschutz medical campus. GLOBAL’s widely distributed medical publications include GLOBAL Medical Care Guidelines for Adults with Down Syndrome, Prenatal Tests and Information on Down Syndrome, and the award-winning Down syndrome world™ magazine. GLOBAL also organizes the Be beautiful Be yourself Fashion show, the largest fundraiser for Down’s syndrome in the world. Visit globaldownsyndrome.org and follow us on social media (Facebook & Twitter: @GDSFoundation, Instagram: @globaldownsyndrome).
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