$2.1 million – Variety provided grants to 63 nonprofits totaling more than $2.1 million in 2022.
$129+ million – Variety has raised over $129 million for Iowa’s children since the first telethon in 1975.
90+ – Variety gifted more than 90 pieces of specialized mobility equipment to children in 2022.
Variety – the Children’s Charity is dedicated to improving the lives of children who are at-risk, underprivileged, critically ill or living with special needs.
Key Services Provided
Variety connects people who care to programs that enable children to reach their full potential. Through grants and Variety vans, mobility equipment, inclusive playgrounds and the Compassion Fund, Variety strives to ensure all children have the resources and support they need to live their best lives.
Key Audiences Served
Through grants and inclusive programming efforts, Variety serves youth throughout the entire state of Iowa. Variety focuses on serving children who are at-risk, underprivileged, critically ill and living with special needs.
Ways to Give
- Make a financial gift at varietyiowa.com/donate
- Include Variety in your charitable giving and estate planning.
- Participate in workplace giving through payroll deduct and matching gifts.
- Join us for special events.
- Check for current volunteer opportunities at varietyiowa.com/volunteer.
Board of Directors
President – Kim Hegedus
VP of Operations – Polly Loneman
VP of Marketing – Danny Beyer
VP of Development – Katie Stull
VP of Finance – Stuart Ruddy
Immediate Past President – Gabe Olson
505 5th Ave Ste 310 | Des Moines, IA 50309 | (515) 243-4660 | www.varietyiowa.com