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2020 Press

MSN News
Global Down Syndrome Foundation Moves Fundraiser Online
November 16, 2020

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation raised $1.9 million during its “Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show” fundraiser. Learn more at bebeautifulbeyourself.org.

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People
Jamie Foxx and Global Down Syndrome Foundation Create DeOndra Dixon Fund in Honor of His Late Sister
November 15, 2020

Jamie Foxx has created a fund in honor of his late sister, DeOndra Dixon.

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People
Jamie Foxx and Family Create Foundation in Honor of Late Sister DeOndra Dixon
November 15, 2020

Jamie Foxx is making sure his sister’s legacy lives on. The 52-year-old actor — together with his family, Michelle Sie Whitten and her family — is creating the DeOndra Dixon Fund in honor of his late sister.

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Daily Mail
Jamie Foxx partners with Global Down Syndrome Foundation to create The DeOndra Dixon Fund in honor of his beloved late sister
November 17, 2020

Jamie Foxx is planning to turn tragedy into triumph following the death of his beloved younger sister DeOndra Dixon, 36, last month.

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Wynne teenager chosen for global fashion show
November 8, 2020

Arkansas has a new young fashion icon. And virtual ticketholders will be tuning in on Saturday, to see that icon — 14-year-old Taylor Murphy of Wynne — shine in the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s 12th Annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show.

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La modelo con síndrome de Down Marián Ávila, premiada en Estados Unidos
November 9, 2020

La joven modelo española con síndrome de Down Marián Ávila ha sido distinguida con el premio Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy 2020, que se entregará virtualmente el próximo sábado 14 de noviembre desde Denver (Colorado, Estados Unidos), por sus “logros como modelo y ejemplo a seguir”.

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People
#BELLATV Chats With Global Down Syndrome Foundation President + CEO, Michelle She Whitten
November 6, 2020

Due to the pandemic this year, The Global Down Syndrome Foundation will host its 12th Annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show (“BBBY Fashion Show”) virtually, but not without special appearances from the likes of Jaime Foxx, Quincy Jones, Eric Dane and Caterina Scorsone of Grey’s Anatomy, and more.

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ET Canada
Caterina Scorsone On ‘Grey’s’ COVID Storyline, Daughter’s ‘People’ Cover
November 2, 2020

“Grey’s Anatomy” star Caterina Scorsone shares how the show will tackle the COVID-19 pandemic in the new season.

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Look to the Stars
Rachel Platten to Perform at GLOBAL’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show
November 2, 2020

Performers announced for GLOBAL’s virtual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show on Saturday, November 14, 2020.

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People
Model Amanda Booth’s Son with Down Syndrome Inspired Her to Push for Greater Representation in Media
October 31, 2020

Mom, advocate and model Amanda Booth on why including the differently-abled in media benefits everyone

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Yahoo Entertainment
Model Amanda Booth’s Son with Down Syndrome Inspired Her to Push for Greater Representation in Media
October 31, 2020

Model, mom and advocate Amanda Booth is working to make much-needed change in the media and fashion industries…

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Daily Mail
Grey’s Anatomy star Caterina Scorsone says her daughter Pippa, 3, with Down syndrome is ‘perfect exactly as she is’
October 28, 2020

Grey’s Anatomy star Caterina Scorsone admitted she was ‘scared’ when…

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People
Caterina Scorsone Opens Up About Raising a Child Who Has Down Syndrome: ‘My Daughter Is Perfect’
October 28, 2020

“Pippa is perfect exactly as she is. So are you, and so am I,” the Grey’s Anatomy star and mom of three says

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Daily Mail
Be Beautiful Be Yourself goes virtual
October 27, 2020

Not even a pandemic can stop the largest fundraiser for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation from happening.

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WMC
Best Life: Fashion show helps fund Down syndrome research
October 6, 2020

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Although one in every 700 babies is born with it, Down syndrome is the least funded major genetic condition…

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Lucky Few
Michelle Sie Whitten on Creating the Global DS Foundation, Media Representation, + More
September 8, 2020

After giving birth to her daughter with Down Syndrome, Michelle Sie Whitten noticed a gap in medical research and quality healthcare for people with DS.

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Lo que no sabías de Amelia, la hermana de Derek Sheperd en Grey’s Anatomy (Caterina Scorsone en la vida real)
August 30, 2020

Cada personaje en Grey’s Anatomy tiene su impronta personal…

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Morning Star
GLOBAL’s Virtual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show attracts an impressive roster of celebrities
August 26, 2020

GLOBAL announced two powerful women who will receive this year’s Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Awards.

Morning Star
Grey’s Anatomy Star Caterina Scorsone And Spanish Model Marián Ávila To Receive GLOBAL’s Prestigious “Quincy Jones Awards”
August 26, 2020

GLOBAL announced two powerful women who will receive this year’s Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Awards: Grey’s Anatomy star Caterina Scorsone and Spanish model Marián Ávila.

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People
Endless Energy
November 5, 2019

Jamie Foxx gets the crowd going at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show at Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel on Saturday.

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Extra
Jamie Foxx’s Sweet Words About Sister DeOndra, Plus: Who Does She Want to Marry?
November 5, 2019

Only “Extra” was with Oscar winner Jamie Foxx and his little sister DeOndra at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fundraiser in Denver.

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Extra
November 2019 Fresh Pix
November 5, 2019

Henry Winkler and Jamie Foxx met up at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself fashion show at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.

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Katy Magazine
Katy Teen with Down Syndrome Helps Raise $2.5M on Fashion Show Runway
November 10, 2019

Ally McCollam of Katy is on a mission. The Seven Lakes High School sophomore with Down syndrome encourages kids, and inspires people of all ages, to feel beautiful and empowered just the way they are.

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Extra
From the Fonz to Gene Cousineau: Henry Winkler’s Career of Fearless Reinvention
November 8, 2019

The man who defined cool of the changing demands of acting, being an icon, and the joy of fly fishing

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Hollywood Reporter
Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show
November 7, 2019

On Saturday, November 2, Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) raised a record breaking $2.5 million at their Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show, held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. The star-studded event, now in its 11th year was attended by A-list celebrities like Jamie Foxx, Amanda Booth, Henry Winkler, Laura Linney, Eric Dane, Quincy Jones and John C. McGinley.

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Extra
Fashion Show Raises $2.5 Million for Down Syndrome Research
November 7, 2019

Laura Linney, Jamie Foxx among celebrities at gala that supports groundbreaking research at CU Anschutz

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Extra
Megan Bomgaars Receives Prestigious Advocacy Award at International Star-Studded Event
November 6, 2019

Megan Bomgaars’ rise to stardom began with a high school speech entitled, “Don’t Limit Me!” From there she joined the Emmy Award-winning reality show, “Born this Way” after which she launched a clothing line, “Megalogy.”

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People
Global Down Syndrome Foundation Raises Crucial Awareness + $2.5 Million At Annual “Beautiful Be Yourself” Fashion Show
November 6, 2019

On Saturday, November 2nd, Global Down Syndrome Foundation, Global, raised a record breaking $2.5 million at their Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show, held at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Denver.

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People
Jamie Foxx Supports Sister DeOndra At Down Syndrome Foundation Fundraiser
November 5, 2019

Throughout the years, Foxx has shown an overwhelming amount of support for his sister DeOndra, who has special needs, and the pair recently appeared together at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fundraiser

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DAILY BLAST LIVE
Celebs Catwalk For Global Down Syndrome Foundation
November 5, 2019

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ET Canada
Jamie Foxx, Laura Linney, More Attend Global Down Syndrome Foundation Fashion Show, Gala Raises $2.5 Million
November 4, 2019

Jamie Foxx joined a long list of celebrities for a huge Global Down Syndrome Foundation event over the weekend. Foxx, whose sister DeOndra has Down syndrome, has supported the organization from the start.

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ET USA
Celebs Give Back in 2019: Laura Linney
November 4, 2019

The Ozark star hit the stage at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show in Denver on Nov. 2. The event raised $2.5 million and featured 22 models with Down syndrome rocking the runway and Jamie Foxx in the DJ booth at a VIP after-party.

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MSN News
Jamie Foxx, Laura Linney Attend Global Down Syndrome Foundation Event
November 4, 2019

Jamie Foxx, Laura Linney, and Henry Winkler were just a few famous faces that participated in the Global Down Syndrome Foundation event. Before walking the runway with the children for the annual fashion show, the stars share why this event means so much to them.

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Daily Mail
Jamie Foxx looks dapper in a black suit as he joins Henry Winkler and Laura Linney at Global Down Syndrome Foundation gala in Denver
November 3, 2019

It’s billed as the single largest fundraiser for Down syndrome research in the world. And on Saturday Jamie Foxx lead the celebrities at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, Colorado.

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VIDMID
Jamie Foxx, Laura Linney, More Attend Global Down Syndrome Foundation Fashion Show, Gala Raises $2.5 Million
November 4, 2019

Jamie Foxx joined a long list of celebrities for a huge Global Down Syndrome Foundation event over the weekend.

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Choctaw Student With Down Syndrome Is First To Represent Oklahoma In Fashion Show
November 4, 2019

A local high school student is defying all odds, becoming the first to represent Oklahoma in the “Be Beautiful, Be Yourself” fashion show. Courtney Gaines, 16, attended the show held in Denver on November 2.

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Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show
November 3, 2019

Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show

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Zimbio
Jamie Foxx looks dapper and joins Henry Winkler and Laura Linney at Global Down Syndrome Foundation
November 3, 2019

The 51-year-old Oscar winner was dressed in black for the event where he was joined by Henry Winkler and Laura Linney.

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Courier
Jamie Foxx Looks Dapper and Joins Henrey Winkler and Laura Linney at Global Down Syndrome Foundation
November 3, 2019

It’s billed as the single largest fundraiser for Down syndrome research in the world. And on Saturday Jamie Foxx lead the celebrities at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, Colorado

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MSN News
Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show
November 2, 2019

Teddy Polito with Henry Winkler at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show at Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel on November 02, 2019 in Denver, Colorado.

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Courier
Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show is Nov. 2 in Denver
October 30, 2019

Dr. Joaquin Espinosa from the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome and Tim Harris, a Global Down Syndrome Foundation self-advocate join us in the 9NEWS studio.

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Courier
Adopted Conroe siblings to rock runway for Down syndrome
October 30, 2019

Two children born separately with Down syndrome spent the first years of their lives as orphans in Bulgaria. But this week, the Conroe teens will stride down the national runway as adopted siblings making a difference together.

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Fox31 Denver
The 11th Annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show happens in Denver on November 2nd
October 26, 2019

The 11th annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show happens in Denver next weekend. It’s the single-largest fundraiser for Down Syndrome in the country.

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Fox31 Denver
Anticipation, Excitement Grows For Be Beautiful, Be Yourself Fashion Show
October 26, 2019

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is preparing for its annual “Be Beautiful, Be Yourself” fashion show. The star-studded event happens Nov. 2 at the Sheridan Denver Downtown Hotel.

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Fox31 Denver
Ariana Perez: Annapolis teen is ambassador at Global Down Syndrome Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show
October 26, 2019

I’m beautiful. I’m smart. I’m confident. I’m strong. That’s how 16-year-old Charlotte “Charley” Fonfara Larose describes herself as she smiles from ear to ear and looks straight at her mother, who’s sitting in the living room with me for the interview.

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Fox31 Denver
Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show Back & Better Than Ever
October 26, 2019

The Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show features big names and Global Down Syndrome Foundation ambassadors.

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Fox31 Denver
Be Beautiful Be Yourself
October 23, 2019

An amazing lineup of celebrities and advocate models will rock the runway Saturday, November 2nd at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. Reserve your table for the “Be Beautiful, Be Yourself” fashion show to support the global down syndrome foundation. Get tickets online at BeBeautifulBeYourself.org.

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Fox31 Denver
Star-Studded Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show – Global Down Syndrome Foundation
October 10, 2019

On November 2nd celebrities and advocate models will rock the runway during the Be Beautiful be Yourself fashion show!

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Oklahoma News 4
Choctaw teen becomes first to represents Oklahoma in international Down Syndrome fashion show
October 10, 2019

Cheering just might be Courtney Gaines’ favorite activity at Choctaw High School, but she is involved in a lot of different organizations. “She is in JROTC. She’s in the student council. She’s a member of the Shining Stars cheer squad,” DeAnna Gaines, Courtney’s mother, said.

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Supermodel Amanda Booth & Actress Megan Bomgaars to Receive Prestigious Global Down Syndrome Foundation ‘Quincy Jones Award’
October 7, 2019

Global Down Syndrome Foundation announced supermodel and actress Amanda Booth and TV star and entrepreneur Megan Bomgaars will receive Global’s Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award, as well as its initial celebrity lineup for the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show.

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People/Events/Accounts: News about the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, Amfar Gala Los Angeles, the Rink at Rockefeller Center, and More
October 7, 2019

DENVER: The Global Down Syndrome Foundation will host its 11th annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show on November 2 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. The event is billed as the largest Down syndrome fund-raiser in the world raising more than $18 million to date.

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Choctaw Student With Down Syndrome Chosen For ‘Be Beautiful, Be Yourself’ Global Pageant
September 24, 2019

A Choctaw high school student is representing the state of Oklahoma in a big way. Courtney Gaines, 16, is the first person from Oklahoma to take part in a pageant for those with Down syndrome.

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Market Insider
Supermodel Amanda Booth & Actress Megan Bomgaars to Receive Prestigious Global Down Syndrome Foundation “Quincy Jones Award”
September 20, 2019

Global Down Syndrome Foundation announced supermodel and actress Amanda Booth and TV star and entrepreneur Megan Bomgaars will receive Global’s Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award, as well as its initial celebrity lineup for the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show.

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Market Insider
Supermodel Amanda Booth & Actress Megan Bomgaars to Receive Prestigious Global Down Syndrome Foundation “Quincy Jones Award”
September 20, 2019

Global Down Syndrome Foundation announced supermodel and actress Amanda Booth and TV star and entrepreneur Megan Bomgaars will receive Global’s Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award, as well as its initial celebrity lineup for the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show.

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FOX25
Courtney Gains: Advocate for Down Syndrome Awareness
September 16, 2019

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