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What is the attire?

Glamorous Cocktail Attire

Where does the money go?

The Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show is the annual marquee fundraiser for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation with proceeds benefiting medical care and research at the Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome on the Anschutz Medical Campus and the Sie Center for Down Syndrome at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

How does somebody become a model?

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show model auditions are held every Spring. Individuals with Down syndrome ages 7 and older are invited to audition. No experience is necessary, and we encourage everyone to audition for this unforgettable experience! More information can be found here.

How can I volunteer at the event?

We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated volunteers who are interested in being part of an amazing evening that will help the Global Down Syndrome Foundation improve the lives of people with Down syndrome. More information can be found here. Volunteers for 2019 will be needed to assist in the following areas:

  • Event Setup & Teardown
  • Logistics
  • Marketing, Print & Signage
  • PR & Media
  • Registration
  • Self-advocate Pals
  • Silent & Live Auction
  • Staff Assistants

Volunteers must be 18 years or older for this event. All volunteers will be required to attend a volunteer training session prior to the event.

If I cannot attend, what other ways can I support the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show?

Make a Donation! Your donation will fund life-changing research and medical care benefiting people with Down syndrome. You will also be supporting health and wellness programs that make a difference in the lives of those with Down syndrome.