Are you looking for ways to give back to your community in 2019? Whether you give your time or resources to Variety, you are empowering St. Louis-area children and teens with special needs to reach their full potential.
Here’s a list of what you can do this year to help Variety Kids – thank you in advance for your kindness and generosity!
There are multiple ways to donate to Variety year-round, including online at helpavarietykid.org. You can also call our office at 314-720-7700.
Stay tuned throughout the year for special opportunities to make a contribution!
Attend an Event
Variety hosts many fantastic events throughout the year, and the proceeds help our kids and teens.
- Variety Trivia Night, February 2 – Join Young Variety for a fun night including 10 rounds of trivia, complimentary drinks, a raffle and more – all benefiting Variety Kids!
- Runway Lights Fashion Show, April 6 – See beautiful fashions from a well-known designer, cheer on Variety Kids on the runway and support Variety’s TherHappy Kids program. The designer will be announced soon!
- Dinner with the Stars, April 13 – Celebrate Variety Kids, support Variety’s Durable Medical Equipment program and enjoy a headlining performance by an iconic entertainer! The headliner will be announced in early February.
- Variety Theatre, October – Be inspired by a cast of professional adults performing alongside our Children’s Ensemble, featuring kids and teens of all abilities. This year’s production and dates will be announced before January is over!
You can hang out with our Variety Kids and make a world of difference! We will soon be looking for volunteer counselors for our Adventure Camp and Teen Camp this summer. Click here for more details.
Our annual Bikes for Kids event is a great way for organizations to help create special moments for Variety Kids and facilitate some team spirit. Start gathering your corporate team for our bike build in November 2019 – all bikes go to area kids with disabilities.
Host a Facebook Fundraiser
Did you know that you can host a Facebook Fundraiser to celebrate your birthday, or any day of the year? Just go to facebook.com/fundraisers, click “Raise Money” and follow the steps.
That’s right – you can shop AND give back at the same time!
At smile.amazon.com you can pick a charity, including Variety St. Louis, to receive a small donation from Amazon when you purchase an item. And, at eScrip, you can sign up for the My Schnucks Card program to earn up to 3% of every purchase for Variety at Schnuck Markets.
These are just a handful of the ways that you can help Variety Kids throughout this coming year. To keep up with all of the many opportunities to give back, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and on here, our blog, for updates!