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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
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
The Principal Charity Classic and Variety – the Children’s Charity today announced a $35,000 grant to the Food Bank of Iowa. The funding will help to fulfill the heightened need for food assistance... Read more
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Neal, senior vice president of First Federal Credit Union as president of the... Read more
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa is pleased to announce the appointment of Lance Gardner, Senior Managing Director of Principal Midwest Business Center, as... Read more
Friday, April 17, 2020
Due to the expanding global outbreak of the respiratory illness, coronavirus COVID-19, Variety has announced new dates for multiple events in the year 2020.... Read more
Friday, March 20, 2020
Variety - the Children's Charity of Iowa announced today that it will postpone Young Variety’s Savor Des Moines event scheduled for April 18 at Capital Square in Des... Read more
Monday, March 16, 2020
Variety - the Children's Charity of Iowa announced today that it will postpone eastern Iowa's Spirits of Spring scheduled for April 2 at the Olympic South Side Theatre in... Read more
Monday, March 2, 2020
Variety – the Children’s Charity raised $4,084,646 to support and improve the lives of children who are underprivileged, at-risk, and living with children throughout Iowa.... Read more
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Variety – the Children’s Charity Raises Over $157,000 for Two Days of Compassion Supporting Families with Hospitalized Critically Ill Children DES MOINES, IA – (Jan. 23,... Read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Variety- the Children’s Charity of Eastern Iowa Announces Robyn Rieckhoff New Executive Director and Seven Board Members CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (October 29, 2019) - Variety - the... Read more
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Merchants Bonding Company Foundation’s 2020 Charity Golf Classic to Focus on The Vision to Learn Program Vision to Learn Program is Sponsored by Variety – the Children’s Charity and United Way of Central Iowa WEST DES MOINES (October 22, 2019) - Merchants Bonding Company Foundation’s, Bill Warner Sr. Memorial Charity Golf... Read more
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Variety – the Children’s Charity Awards Over $1.8M to Children’s Charities Throughout Iowa DES MOINES, IA – (Sept. 17, 2019) -- Variety - the Children’s Charity announced today that over $1.8M in grants were awarded to 59 Iowa children’s... Read more
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Variety – the Children’s Charity Awards Over $200,000 to Eastern Iowa Children’s Charities   CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – (Sept. 11, 2019) -- Variety - the Children’s Charity announced today that over $205,000 in grants were awarded to 20... Read more
Friday, July 19, 2019
United Way of Central Iowa and Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa have formed an unprecedented partnership to provide quality vision care to... Read more
Monday, July 1, 2019
ChildServe Champions Named to Celebrate Millions Donated, Thousands of Lives Impacted ChildServe’s long-time donors Variety­ – the Children’s Charity and Peggy Fisher and Larry Stelter fuel unparalleled growth, help provide more options for families in... Read more
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Variety - the Children’s Charity is granting $1,926,671 to 62 Iowa children’s charities this year. Today, 46 charities will receive their grants at the Fred Maytag II... Read more
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Variety – the Children’s Charity has raised $3,757,820 to support underprivileged, at-risk and special needs children throughout Iowa. The funds have been raised throughout the year... Read more
Monday, January 22, 2018
Variety- the Children’s Charity’s Black Tie gala, “New York, New York” kicked off 2018 by raising $145,000 to support Iowa children.     The gala was... Read more
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Monday, December 14, 2015
Dean Foods, Hy-Vee and Fareway have partnered with Variety to raise $10,000. On December 18th and 19th, go to your local Hy-Vee or Fareway store and... Read more