Work as a team to have a positive impact on BC kids

Partner With Us

Is your company looking for a charity partner? Does your team want to get involved in the communities where you live, work, and operate? Variety BC proudly partners with businesses and organizations who share our vision of empowering children with special needs across BC. There are countless ways we can work together to transform the lives of kids and their families, including corporate donations, fundraisers, and sponsorships.
We know that choosing a charity partner is a big decision that reflects your company values, that’s why we’re here to help you get to know Variety. If you choose to work with us, we want to make sure you’re 100% confident that it’s the charity for you.
Let’s talk and expore the possibilities! Contact Leslie Hoffman or call 604-268-3892.

Transform the Lives of Kids Sith Special Needs with a Corporate Fundraiser

Whether you’re part of a large corporation, a sole proprietor, or an employee who wants to make a difference, you can have an incredible impact on the life of a child and their family by fundraising for Variety.
Build a team, challenge your co-workers, and raise funds to tranform the lives of BC kids.

Variety Week

During this week-long campaign, tune in to Global BC’s newscasts including Global News Morning and Global News Hour at 6 to meet the Variety kids and see firsthand how your donations have impacted their lives. Plus our Corporate Sponsors will match your donations!

Heart of Variety

Meet even more kids who your donor dollars have gone to help during Variety Week and the Variety Show of Hearts!

Variety Show of Hearts Telethon

For over 55 years, Variety has been partnering with Global BC to present the Variety Show of Hearts. Since 2020, the annual fundraising event has expanded to a three-day format with Global News airing stories profiling our amazing Variety kids for two days leading up to our iconic Telethon. Viewers will be treated to musical performances by their favourite along with inspiring stories …

Boat for Hope

Since 1999, this one-of-a-kind charity event has been bringing joy & laughter to hundreds of Variety kids and their families. As part of the event, we invite BC families to participate in a day of pirate-themed adventure on the high seas, followed by a BBQ, activities, games & live entertainment!

Variety Tree of Hearts

Share your heartwarming holiday message to Variety Kids by making a donation and decorating our virtual Variety Tree of Hearts. Your message could be read live on air during Global BC’s Global News Morning throughout the entire month of December!

Partial Proceeds Program

Variety believes that strong partnerships lead to strong results. Over the years, we’ve seen this firsthand as many of our corporate partners have found unique ways to engage their customer base and support Variety BC with partial proceeds programs.
Whether you’re considering a Scan & Donate or Round Up campaign, or want to offer partial proceeds from a product or service, we want to support your partial proceeds program with marketing materials or shout outs on our social channles. Get in touch with us by reaching out to Leslie Hoffman.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I pay my Invoice or make a payment to Variety BC?

You may need to pay a Sponsorship Invoice or a may a payment for an auction item or other item from Variety BC.  Please click on this link to make a payment:   Payment to Variety BC

How to change my address?

Please email your old address and your new address.  We will be sure to make the change on your account.  Thank you for supporting Variety BC!

What type of funding is available to children who are in need of long-term hospital care?

For those children who are seriously ill and need prolonged hospitalization in one of the participating hospitals for more than one month, they can access the funding for comfort items (i.e. slippers, robes, books) or educational communication devices (i.e. iPads). This would include kids under cancer treatment, with severe breathing problems from asthma, serious infections, some complications of diabetes, or those involved in a serious automobile accident or near-drowning.

What if my child needs to go to a hospital not listed as a participating hospital?

Variety Cares Funds can only be distributed to the listed participating hospitals. If your hospital is not listed, please seek alternative financial support with the help of a local hospital social worker.

Is there an age requirement for the patient who needs to access Variety Cares Fund?

Per Variety’s guidelines, Variety Cares Funds can only be considered for those from birth up to a child’s 19th birthday and with a valid personal healthcare number (PHN or formerly known as CareCard)