Natasha Bedingfield is the latest star name to be added to a celebrity fashion show in the USA supporting the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.
Bedingfield will top the bill at the event in Denver on October 13, which also features Quincy Jones, Jamie Foxx, DeOndra Dixon, Luke Zimmerman and other celebrities.
The Pocket Full of Sunshine singer is backing the innovative fashion show fundraiser, the major charity fundraiser in the US benefiting people with Down Syndrome…
Last year’s event raised $1.5 million, helping support the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome – a centre offering specialist research and medical care.
As well as music entertainments and a star-name fashion show, there will be a live auction and other entertainments.
The annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show is the largest charity fundraiser for Down Syndrome causes in America, attracting over a thousand guests each year.
The event has raised over $3 million so far for Down Syndrome research and support for families, including medical care and advocacy.
The Global Down Syndrome Foundation raises funds to support Down Syndrome sufferers and also raises awareness about a general lack of funding for people with Down Syndrome.
The annual charity fashion show, that features people with Down Syndrome, has been an amazing success, and organisers say its purpose is also to celebrate the abilities of people with the syndrome as well as raising substantial funds…
The Global Down Syndrome Foundation was established in 2009, and primarily supports the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome.
As well as the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show the charity funds and runs many support programmes and activities that fight discrimination, and appeal for help to bring investment in Down Syndrome research and services up to the level of other conditions.