Fashion show raising money for people with Down Syndrome

Each year, the Be Beautiful, Be Yourself Fashion Show attracts more than 1,200 guests

KUSA - Each year, the Be Beautiful, Be Yourself Fashion Show attracts more than 1,200 guests.

It's the largest fundraiser for people with Down Syndrome in the U.S., having raised more than $9.5 million for research, care and education about the condition.

It's happening Saturday night at the Colorado Convention Center.

Joining 9NEWS Saturday morning to talk more about the fundraiser are Senior Vice President David Charmatz and Denver Broncos kicker, Brandon McManus.

McManus and Charmatz said it's an important evening where people with Downs Syndrome show the world what they can do.

The fashion show is the highlight of the evening, where adults and kids with the condition walk the runway to show their beauty.

The reception and silent auction start at 5 p.m., and the dinner and fashion show start at 6:30 p.m.

To buy a ticket, make a donation or sponsor a table, go to bebeautifulbeyourself.org

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