Charity Partner Spotlight: Amanda the Panda

Variety provided a grant to Amanda the Panda for children’s grief programs - which funded camps, support groups, & cheer boxes to help kids like Sam.

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Volunteer with Variety

Variety - the Children's Charity depends on the generosity and goodwill of people who devote their time and energies to helping children.   

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Miller Lite Golf Invitational

Join us September 28 at the Legacy Golf Club in Norwalk for Variety's 45th Annual Miller Lite Golf Invitational Presented by Fareway! 

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Upcoming Events

Chili Cookoff with the Loop DSM


Think you've got what it takes to be crowned a CHILI CHAMPION? Join us at our third annual Chili...

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Two Days of Compassion


Tune in to 92.5 KJJY in central Iowa and 104.5 KDAT in eastern Iowa during Variety's Two Days of C...

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50th Telethon


50 years of miracles.    Since 1975, Iowans have joined together to contribute their time, t...

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Latest News

Variety – the Children’s Charity Announces $3.5 Million Investment in Iowa’s Children in 2023


Variety – the Children’s Charity has invested over $3.5 million into Iowa’s children over fiscal year 2023 through Variety grants…

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One of Des Moines’ Oldest Nonprofit Golf Tournaments Celebrating 45 Years of Fundraising


Variety – the Children’s Charity’s Miller Lite Golf Invitational will celebrate 45 years of fundraising on September 28th at the…

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Variety's 49th Annual Telethon Spotlight