Variety Black Tie - January 19
Mark your calendars and get your tickets today. 
Variety Star Playground - Now Open 

Variety has officially opened the all-inclusive Variety Star Playground in Noelridge Park, Cedar Rapids. Check out photos from the event here .  
Learn more about our latest campaign to build our third Variety Star Playground located in Des Moines' Riverview Park.  

Fareway Stores Round up Raises $57,000
 A big thank you to Fareway Food Stores and their customers for  raising nearly $57,000 during the 3rd annual Round up. The Round up ran October 2-21.  Top fundraising stores will host Bikes for Kids events this spring. 
New Year's Eve at the Tea Room  
10% of Ticket Sales to Benefit Variety

Celebrate Great Gatsby style at The Tea Room on New Year's Eve to support Variety!  The night will include dancing to Final Mix, champagne toast at midnight, themed drinks, appetizers & desserts, live photographer with souvenir Polaroids, costume contest and a cash bar. 10% of all tickets sales will be donated to Variety. Learn more and purchase your tickets here.   
The Gazette Gives Back  
 Variety is honored to participate in The Gazette Gives Back program in 2018. Through this program Variety is able to win free advertising space in the Cedar Rapids Gazette newspaper. We need your vote to help us win free adverting. Voting starts November 13, so stay tuned for more details.  
Two Days of Compassion
Save the date(s) for Two Days of Compassion! Each year Variety  raises funds for critically ill children who are hospitalized. Through a partnership with Iowa hospitals, the Compassion Fund assists critically ill children and their families by providing comfort, care and fulfilling immediate needs.
Every donation large and small helps provide relief and hope to families seeking care. Variety invites you to give the gift of Compassion
Two Days of Compassion (Cedar Rapids) 
November 15-16 - Tune into KMRY 93.1 FM 
Two Days of Compassion (Des Moines)  
December 12-13 - Tune into NASH ICON 92.5  FM