Who we are

Variety is a global network giving millions of children around the world a better future

Our vision

To be the most trusted and effective children’s charity in the world delivering every child equality and a future without limits

Our mission

To fund and deliver effective programs that address the needs of all children locally and internationally.

Our programs

Variety delivers children equity, independence, social inclusion, mobility and self-esteem by funding and delivering equipment and services under four core programs.

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Create and deliver an inspiring future for children

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Motivate people to be engaged and guarantee delivery of that future

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Manage effective delivery of that future to ensure maximum benefit and social impact

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Build, encourage and thank a team of people dedicated to being a key part of creating the inspiring future for children

Leadership

Strong, transparent, and dedicated leadership is vital to the ongoing positive impact of our global network of donors, sponsors, and supporters

Our History

A global charity transforming children’s lives around the world started from helping one abandoned baby

Variety - the Children’s Charity was founded in 1927 by a group of eleven men after finding an abandoned baby named Catherine at the Sheridan Square Theater in Pittsburgh, PA. Recognizing the challenges Catherine faced they established Variety to assist less fortunate children.

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