NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Miss Teen Virginia USA Madison Walker is advocating to help others with special needs.

"Champions for A Cause" will be held Friday, October 20 at the TCC Roper Center for Performing Arts, the night before the Miss Teen Virginia pageant on October 21 and 22. The event is a silent auction where Miss Virginia and Miss Teen Virginia contestants raise money for causes that are special to them.

Madison will be representing Tiny Superheroes, a nonprofit organization that makes capes for children born with disabilities or illnesses to prove that they are extraordinary.

Madison's twin brother has Down Syndrome and works with Best Buddies International, and Madison has become a Best Buddies ambassador.