Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

A laptop for Giaan

When Giaan’s family couldn’t afford a new laptop, she thought leaving school and getting a job was the only solution – then along came Variety.

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Palm Desert, CA

A Gift for Nenetzy!

Nenetzy’s determination is an example of what fuels the efforts of Variety to continue enhancing the lives of children with special needs.

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Australia

Archie’s Story

Archie has been on an incredible journey since he was diagnosed with an extremely rare neurological disease – and Variety has been there to help him out.

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Western Australia

Brooklyn’s Story

Meet Brooklyn, a happy cheerful girl with a contagious giggle and smile. Brooklyn received a Variety Grant for a gravity chair to assist with numerous medical conditions and allow her to get out and about in the sunshine more.

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Western Australia

Atwell Toy Library

The kids have been having a blast exploring their new toys and sensory equipment at The Atwell Toy Library!

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Western Australia

Eloise reconnects with her passion

Fifteen-year-old Eloise’s life was turned upside down when she was involved in a horrific mountain biking accident in 2019 and as a result, acquired a severe brain injury. Prior to her accident, Eloise was a mountain biking champion, and was a passion she shared with her whole family.

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Western Australia

Sister gives the gift of confidence

Seven-year-old Abigail lives with Alopecia Areata; an autoimmune disease which often results in long-term hair loss.

Seeing the impact of this condition on her younger sister, Abigail’s sister chose to chop off her long hair so that it could be made into a wig for Abigail.

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Western Australia

Meet Mary

Meet Mary! 👋 Mary loves expressing herself through acting and meeting new friends at drama class each week! She is very creative and loves performing and developing her confidence 🎭

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Northern Virginia, US

Forte’s Story

With multiple challenges to overcome following his birth at 25 weeks, Forte is now a fighter with a great smile! Variety DC was delighted to support his continued growth and therapy with his own Rifton Pacer.

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Universal Children’s Day 2018

On 20 November 2018 many countries around the World celebrate Universal Children’s Day – a day on which the United Nations promotes and celebrates children’s rights – the right to life, health, education, protection from violence and discrimination – the right to live, laugh and learn. Read the full post by clicking below. FOR MORE

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When the Barista Asked What My Son With Special Needs Has

By Jill Zane I stopped at my usual morning iced coffee place, and as I was paying for my caffeine, the woman behind the counter asked what Caden has. She asked because I was wearing my Team Caden shirt — a shirt I wear with pride as often as possible, a shirt that has raised

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