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Variety- the Children’s Charity of Iowa is part of an international organization with a rich history of improving the lives of underprivileged, at-risk and special needs children. Founded in 1937, Variety has raised more than $100 million to support the children of Iowa.

 

Variety’s 2014/2015 Community Impact Brochure shows an overview of Variety programs. 

Below is a quick view of Variety’s by the numbers;

300 +

Children’s organizations received needed funding

3,400,000

Dollars distributed to 90+ Iowa children’s organizations

185

Variety Vans are transporting children to activities

1,720

Bikes, helmets and locks provided to children

32

Specialized bikes custom ordered and given to children with special needs

1,025

Children attended Zoo Day at Blank Park Zoo

225

Children with special needs had Breakfast with Santa

400

Children with special needs enjoyed a day of recreation at Variety’s Back to School event

169

Families assisted with Variety’s Children’s Hospital Compassion Fund

6

Staff Members

42

State of Iowa Board Members

11

Young Variety of Iowa Board Members

21

Eastern Iowa Board Members

 

Learn more about Variety’s grants and programs, volunteer opportunities and upcoming events. For additional information please contact Megan.