Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance

Treat your little sweethearts to a Valentine's Celebration complete with dancing, crafts, superheroes, princesses and more!  

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Vote Variety - The Gazette Gives Back

Vote Variety in the Gazette Gives Bac challenge to help us win free advertising space in The Gazette.


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Variety Black Tie

Kick off 2019 with Variety’s Black Tie Gala on Jan. 18. Inspiring speakers, drink and dancing celebrating Variety's past, present and future.

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Upcoming Events

Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance


Celebrate with your little sweethearts at the Mommy and Me Dance! This dance is for central Iowa...

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Variety Telethon


Save the dates for the 2019 Variety Telethon. Learn more about Telethon here

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Latest News

The Gazette Gives Back


  Variety is once again a Gazette Gives Back recipient, and we need your help to earn FREE advertising in The Gazette in 2019! …

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Fareway Round-up Raises $177,000 for Iowa Kids


Fareway Stores, Inc. recently conducted a round up at the register to support Variety – the Children’s Charity. Donations were collected…

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Variety - the Children's Charity of Iowa

Variety Raises Record Breaking $141,304

Two day of compassion fundraiser breaks records

Variety – the Children’s Charity raised a record-breaking $141,304 during its two-day radiothon, Two Days of Compassion on 92.5 Nash Icon. Funds raised support critically ill children and their families at Mercy Des Moines and Blank Children's Hospital. 


Learn more about the Two Days of Compassion and the Compassion Fund here

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