Press Releases

Monday, January 29, 2018
Find your valentine early this year at the 7th annual Des Moines Sweetheart Charity Date Auction! This year's auction is Saturday, February 10, from 6:00 p.m.... Read more
Monday, January 22, 2018
Variety- the Children’s Charity’s Black Tie gala, “New York, New York” kicked off 2018 by raising $148,000 to support Iowa children.     The gala was... Read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Variety- the Children’s Charity granted $2.2 million to 58 central Iowa children’s charities today at its annual grant reception at the Fred Maytag II Scout... Read more
Monday, March 21, 2016
Variety – the Children’s Charity is joining forces with Jersey Mike’s Subs in Clive for the 6th Annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign. During the month of March,... Read more
Monday, March 7, 2016
Variety – the Children’s Charity has raised $3,706,824 to support underprivileged, at-risk and special needs children throughout Iowa. The funds have been raised throughout the year... Read more
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Local, national and international personalities come together at Variety – the Children’s Charity’s 42nd annual Telethon Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6 for a shared... Read more
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Local, national and international personalities come together at Variety – the Children’s Charity’s 42nd annual Telethon Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6 for a shared... Read more
Monday, December 7, 2015
Variety – The Children’s Charity of Iowa will distribute brand new bikes, helmets and locks December 15 at 5:30 p.m. to 45 pre-selected children as part of its Bikes for... Read more
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Variety – The Children’s Charity of Iowa will distribute brand new bikes, helmets and locks October 31 at 10 a.m. to more than 100 pre-selected children as part of its... Read more
Monday, October 26, 2015
Fareway Stores, Inc. recently conducted a round-up at the register to support Variety – the Children’s Charity. Donations were collected from Monday, Oct. 5 through Saturday,... Read more
Monday, October 5, 2015
Fareway Stores, Inc. has partnered with Variety – the Children’s Charity to conduct a round-up at the register from Monday, October 5 through Saturday, October 24. All... Read more
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Variety- the Children’s Charity granted $2.5 million to 91 children’s charities throughout the state today at its annual grant reception at the Fred Maytag II Scout... Read more
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Break out your best bow tie! Young Variety invites you to the 3rd Annual Bow Tie Ball presented by Sherpa Investment Management.  Bow Tie Ball will be held October... Read more
Monday, July 6, 2015
Variety’s Ashley Okland Star Playground (AOSP) celebrates its first anniversary at Des Moines’ popular Ewing Park.  The playground is the first and only all-inclusive public park... Read more