Dedicated to Empowering Variety Kids in the Greater St. Louis Region

We impact local children with disabilities by providing access to vital medical equipment and therapies as well as the opportunity to participate in innovative Recreation and Performing Arts programs.

How We Empower Variety Kids

We provide access to critical programs and services to children and teens with disabilities, ages birth to their 21st birthday, living in the 15 Missouri and 15 Illinois counties surrounding St. Louis.

VARIETY Programs

2023 Record Impact

St. Louis-area children and teens with disabilities grow and change each day, and so do their needs. Variety’s critical services and innovative programs evolve and expand along with Variety Kids so they can continue to redefine their abilities and reimagine their possibilities. Learn more about Variety’s record-setting year.

Through Variety programs, 95% of Variety Kids gain the skills they need to experience their world as fully as possible.

83% of families report seeing their Variety Kid gain or maintain independence at home, school, or in the community.

92% of families report that their child demonstrates belief in themselves, their abilities, and their possibilities.

Variety Kids participated in 14,538 hours of engaging recreational activities like Adventure Camp.

Variety Kids used their medical equipment for 2,218,100 hours, an all-time record.

Variety Kids accessed a record 3,942 hours of therapy services, a growth of 9%.

Success Stories

Discover stories of resilience and triumph that define Variety’s mission and vision.

Support Our Cause

Every dollar you donate stays in St. Louis to help make the most positive impact on the greatest number of children.

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