Beautiful Souls: Down Syndrome Through the Eyes of the Ones We Love

We’re happy to announce a new Down syndrome awareness project — a published book titled “Beautiful Souls: Down Syndrome Through the Eyes of the Ones We Love.”

Beautiful Souls

Celebrate your Family and inspire others! Create an exquisite portrait and share your story in a beautiful, hardcover coffee table book that you will love and that will inspire families for years to come. We are counting on you to help spread awareness, foster understanding and inspire families! Lili Engelhardt Fine Art Portraiture is donating their time and talent to photograph the families!

Participate in Chicago, Boston, Raleigh/Durham and Wilmington, NC


Your donation of $125 will include:

  • Deluxe portrait session at Lili Engelhardt Fine Art Portraiture’s Studio
  • Two pages in the book. Your choice of portrait and poem, quote, or short story that you provide which captures the spirit of your portrait
  • Copy of the published book
  • $125 gift certificate to spend on portraits for your home

The front and back cover are available to purchase for $5,000 for the front and $3,000 for the back. Space is limited! To reserve your spot in the book, sign up at
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View Sample Pages

How can I participate if I don’t have a loved one with Down syndrome?

SPONSOR A FAMILY: 2-for-1! You sponsor a family for $125 and also receive a portrait session, copy of the book, and $125 certificate to spend on portraits.