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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Variety – the Children’s Charity has tabbed community leader Carissa Johnson to lead Variety’s eastern Iowa team. Johnson was previously executive director of Cedar Rapid’s Freedom... Read more
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa welcomes a new slate of officers to the Young Variety Board of Directors for 2021-2022. Young Variety is the young... Read more
Friday, April 16, 2021
Variety and Sylvan Learning of Iowa have partnered to expand educational resources and give back to children throughout the state. Now through May 9,... Read more
Monday, March 29, 2021
Young Variety, the young professionals’ arm of Variety – the Children’s Charity, has opened applications for the 2021-2022 Board of Directors term. Applications... Read more
Monday, March 1, 2021
Local 5 and CW Iowa 23 are highlighting Variety - the Children's Charity this week leading up to the Telethon on Saturday, March 6. Tune in to learn how Variety's dollars are at work in... Read more
Thursday, February 25, 2021
For the first time since 1975, Variety – the Children’s Charity is broadcasting its 47th Annual Telethon virtually. The Variety Telethon will air on Local 5 and CW Iowa 23 on Saturday, March 6... Read more
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Young Variety, the young professionals’ arm of Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa, announced that its signature Charity Date Night fundraising event is going virtual... Read more
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa was named the 2nd Most Influential Nonprofit in Greater Des Moines by the Des Moines Business Record’s 2021 Book of... Read more
Friday, December 4, 2020
Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa will hold its annual Two Days of Compassion radiothon on 93.1-FM/1450-AM KMRY and KCRG-TV9, from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. on December... Read more
Thursday, December 3, 2020
Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa will hold its annual Two Days of Compassion radiothon on 92.5 KJJY, from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. on December 8-9. The radiothon raises... Read more
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Over $171,000 has been awarded by Variety – the Children’s Charity to 20 children’s organizations in eastern Iowa. In addition, Variety provided specialized mobility... Read more
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Over $1.9 million has been awarded by Variety – the Children’s Charity to 71 children’s organizations throughout the state of Iowa. In addition, Variety provided 62 specialized mobility... Read more
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Fareway Stores, Inc. has partnered with Variety – the Children’s Charity to conduct the fourth annual round up at the register Monday, July 6 through Saturday, July 25. All... Read more
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa announced its 24th annual Polo on the Green event, previously scheduled for Aug. 8, 2020 at Powder River Ranch, has been canceled. In lieu of... Read more