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Global Down Syndrome Foundation Receives Transformative Gift from Long-Time Benefactor Sandy Wolf and The Melvin & Elaine Wolf Foundation to Support Inspirational Dancers with Down Syndrome

Denver, June 18, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL) announced today that it has received a transformative gift from their long-time benefactor and generous philanthropist, Sandy Wolf, and The Melvin & Elaine Wolf Foundation. The gift is a fitting legacy for the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Dance Program (Program) which is a collaboration between GLOBAL and Colorado Ballet. The Program was established in 2010 with one class of six students with Down syndrome. Today the Program has three classes serving students with Down syndrome ages 5-17.   "We are beyond grateful to Sandy Wolf and her two daughters Kelly Ann Hodges and Ashly Wolf who supported us when this dance program was barely an idea," says Michelle Sie Whitten, GLOBAL President & CEO. "The authentic and sincere love that Sandy has for our students and this program is extremely moving and appreciated. This gift is truly transformative and ensures we can continue to provide this important program to the awesome students with Down syndrome we serve." "It's been an honor and joy to support such an amazing program over the years! I've had the pleasure of watching these dancers grow up right before my eyes. Continuing to support GLOBAL and this program is something I am happy to be able to do," says Sandy Wolf.   "This program has been so important to ...