Charity Grants Process

Each year Variety provides funding to children's organizations to fulfill programming needs. This year's charity grants process is currently underway.

Thank you Fareway!

Through the annual Fareway Round Up for Variety, Fareway employees and customers raised $173,365.09 to benefit Variety's Mobility program.

Third Variety Star Playground coming summer 2020

Progress is underway at Riverview Park for the third Variety Star Playground in Iowa. This will be Des Moines' second Star Playground. 

Upcoming Events

Stag - Central Iowa

09/03/20

Gather your friends, colleagues and clients for Variety's 14th annual men's only Stag on Sept. 3. W...

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Heart Luncheon

09/15/20

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Stag - Eastern Iowa

09/24/20

Gather your friends, colleagues and clients and join us for Eastern Iowa's MEN'S ONLY Stag...

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Latest News

Round up at your local Fareway Store in July to support Variety – the Children’s Charity

07/08/20

Round up at your local Fareway Store in July to support Variety – the Children’s Charity   Des Moines, Iowa (July 7, 2020) –…

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Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa cancels 24th annual Polo on the Green

07/08/20

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa cancels 24th annual Polo on the Green, holds month-long fundraiser in July   Des Moines,…

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