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Variety Grant Reception - September 26 
 
Join us as we celebrate a year of hard work and dedication at the 2017 Variety Grant Presentation at the Fred Maytag Scout Center6123 Scout Trail, Des Moines.
   
Tuesday, September 26
4:00 Check-in   
4:30 Brief Program
 
Help us celebrate a successful year of supporting Iowa's children. Learn more about Variety's grant program here. RSVP to stateoffice@varietyiowa.com or call 515-243-4660.       

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Variety Star Playground Ribbon Cutting
Noelridge Park (Cedar Rapids) 

Join us for the grand opening Cedar Rapids' first all-inclusive playground on Thursday, October 19 at 10 a.m. in Noelridge Park. A brief program and ribbon cutting will be held.

RSVPs are encouraged: jj@varietyiowa.com or 319-360-7697.

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Volunteer Opportunities  
 
Nov. 10 - 11: Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine, & Food Expo
Volunteers are needed at the Beer, Wine, & Food Show to help bring wine to attendee's cars and assist by being stage hands (pouring beer/wine samples, handing out food samples). Meet some interesting people and help generate revenue for Young Variety. After your shift stay and enjoy one of the best wine and beer shows in the state! Sign up here.   
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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 such as:        
  • A gas card for frequent travel to appointments
  • Meals for a parent who spends weeks at the hospital
  • Payment of immediate bills such as phone or electricity
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

Every donation large and small helps provide relief and hope to families seeking care. Variety invites you to give the gift of Compassion.
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