The 52nd Annual Show of Hearts Telethon

The 52nd Annual Show of Hearts will air live from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Global BC on Sunday, February 11. Originating from the Molson Canadian Theatre at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, the eight-hour show will be broadcast both on-air and online via livestream at

“The Show of Hearts is such a huge part of what Variety does and we are so excited to again be partnering with Global BC to bring viewers a television event like no other,” said Variety BC CEO, Cally Wesson. “Together we’ll be featuring not only a phenomenal line-up of live entertainment but also incredibly inspiring stories which will give British Columbians a chance to see where their donations go when it comes to making a difference in the lives of these amazing kids and their families.”

Award-winning online media blogger Rebecca Bollwitt, better known as Miss 604, will be returning with her interactive Social Lounge where she and her team will be providing live updates while offering an exclusive behind-the-scenes look backstage. Also returning to the show will be legendary wildlife artist Robert Bateman whose posters will be sent out to those who donate $169.

Last year’s event saw Variety raise an astounding $5,087,000. Donations to the Show of Hearts can be made by calling the telethon toll-free at 310-KIDS and as well, they can be made online at or by texting “KIDS” to 45678 to make an automatic $20 contribution.

Virtual Gold Panel

You’ve seen the Gold Panel. Now be a part of it! This year we are introducing a Virtual Gold Panel. It’s simple. Join others across the province by setting up an online fundraising page and reaching out to your friends and family for their support!

Show of Hearts Lottery

Don’t miss your chance to win one of three incredible prize packages in the Show of Hearts Lottery! Buy your tickets today!


About Show of Hearts

The Show of Hearts has been an enduring legacy for the entire 52-year existence of Variety – The Children’s Charity in British Columbia. Proceeds from the annual broadcast event on Global BC have have helped countless families and children with special needs.

Donations can be made online, toll-free by phone at 310.KIDS, or by texting “KIDS” to 45678 to make an automatic $20 contribution.

Looking to Help?

We believe we can achieve a lot more when we work together! Make a donation, volunteer your time, or even set up your own community fundraiser with our support!