WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA9) -- The Global Down Syndrome Foundation says when it comes to funding Down Syndrome doesn't get it's fair share.
DGSF says the the chromosomal disorder affects one in 691 babies.
The organization is trying to raise awareness and money at it's Be Beautiful Be Yourself Gala Wednesday at the Ritz Carlton in D.C.
Sheryl Crow will be performing at the fashion show fundraiser.
There will be several celebrity escorts for the models, including WUSA9's Lesli Foster.
You can purchase tickets online at GlobalDownSyndrome.org or call 703-683-7500.