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Monday, April 23, 2018

 #VoteVariety for Opus’ Building Community Award

Variety – the Children’s Charity is excited to announce we are a finalist for the Fourth Annual Gerry Rauenhorst Building Community Award and we need your help to win $65,000 to support Iowa children.


How can you help? It’s as simple as clicking HERE and voting for Variety! You can vote once per device now through May 4. Just three clicks, no registrations needed.


Already voted? Help us spread the word! The key to success is sharing our story. Here is how you can help:

  • Post about us on social media. Here are some sample posts for you to use.
  • These images can be paired with your posts. Just right click to save the images to your computer. 
  • Email your friends, family, co-workers and clients. An email template can be found here.
  • Share our social media posts! We can be found on Facebook and Twitter, @VarietyIowa


What will we do with the money?

Support Iowa kids of course! Specifically, we would use our winning donation to purchase equipment for the inclusive Variety Star Playground at Riverview Park in Des Moines. This will be Variety’s 3rd inclusive park and has some pretty amazing features (like zip lines)! Learn more about our campaign to build the Playground here.


About the Opus Foundation

In 2015, the Opus Foundation and The Opus Group launched the Gerry Rauenhorst Building Community Award to honor their founder’s legacy of giving. This award is one way The Opus Group and Foundation honor Gerry’s legacy of giving by building connections and impacting the communities in which they live, work and play.



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