Variety-the Children's Charity is dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged, at-risk and special needs children throughout Iowa.

Fareway Round-up Raises $45,000 for Variety
FAREWAY ROUND-UP FOR VARIETY RAISES MORE THAN $45,000 FOR CHILDREN IN NEED Fareway Store locations accepted donations at the register from October...
2015 Gold Hearts are here!
The 2015 Gold Hearts are here! Call today (515-243-4660) or visit our Variety office (505 5th Ave Suite 310 Des Moines, IA 50309). Pins are also...
Variety Office
505 5th Avenue, Suite 310
Des Moines IA 50309

Give the Gift of Compassion this December

The Variety Compassion Fund benefits critically ill children & their families by providing comfort, care and fulfilling immediate needs such as;

  • A gas card for frequent travel to appointments
  • Meals for a parent who spends weeks at the hospital
  • Payment of immediate bills such as phone, heat or electricity
  • A birthday cake for a child who will spend their special day in a hospital bed
  • Care for siblings when parents need to stay with their ill child

Caring for a critically ill child is difficult; mentally, emotionally and financially. The Compassion Fund allows front line social workers to identify needs and distribute funds immediately, providing much needed relief for families. 

“The Compassion Fund enabled us to provide as safe environment for our new baby. We used the money to pay some bills and put a deposit on an apartment. It helped to take a huge burden off our shoulders when we were already feeling down from all of the time my husband had to take off work. The timing of the gift made things a little easier during our long stay in the NICU.”              ~Becky

Every donation large and small helps provide relief and hope to families seeking care. For every donation of $200 or more, Variety will gift a teddy bear in your name to a hospitalized child this holiday season. 






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