Be a champion for kids with special needs with a fundraising event

From bottle drives to bake sales, teaming up with Variety BC is easy! We’re here to support you with your community fundraiser.

Set Up Your Own Fundraiser in Support of Variety - the Children's Charity

We’re always impressed by the unique and imaginative events our supporters think up. We welcome and support your efforts to raise money to help kids with special needs in BC. For over 50 years, residents in BC have been giving back to their communities by organizing events like these to support Variety BC:

Pub nights, dance-a-thons, skate-a-thons

Races, marathons, scavenger hunts

Golf tournaments, dart games, bowling, any sporting game

Casino nights, fashion shows

Car washes, bottle drives

And many other creative and unique events!

Need more support? We're always here

Fundraising to support kids with special needs should be fun. Our goal is to support you in creating an enjoyable while achieving your fundraising goals. To get our support in planning your fundraising event with an idea that works for you, get valuable tools and help setting up an online fundraising page, and to celebrate your success with us, please contact Angela Smith.

Fundraise with Your Service Club

Are you a service club or community organization that raises money to support local charities? Royal Canadian Legions, Kiwanis and Lions Clubs all over BC are loyal supporters of Variety and we’d love to hear from you too!

Contact Neil McEachern for more information or to get involved.

Get Started with Helpful Resources - Coming Early October 2022!

Kick off your own in-person or virtual event today with the help of our resources, including a step-by-step event fundraising guidance!

Create a Unique Fundraising Event

Get started planning your Variety BC fundraising event.

Frequently Asked Questions

What resources are available for me to host my own fundraising event in support of Variety BC?

We are happy to help inspire and bring your event to life! Variety BC can provide you with information and materials that help you share with your guests the important difference they are making for kids in BC by supporting you. To make it even easier for your supporters to donate to your fundraiser, we can help you create an online fundraising page with your very own photos and messaging! This is a great way to share your story on why you are choosing to support Variety – the Children’s Charity BC. While we cannot guarantee the availability of equipment for your event, we do our very best to support you in whichever way we can! Please email Angela at angela.smith@variety.bc.ca with an idea of the resources you may need to make your fundraising event a success.

Can Variety staff come onsite for my event?

We love to meet our supporters! If you would like our staff to attend your event, or could use the help of some friendly volunteers, please reach out to Angela at angela.smith@variety.bc.ca.

How do I set up my own fundraising event to raise money for Variety BC?

Join others from across the province who are hosting fundraisers year round to support BC’s kids! Whether you’re just getting started or you already have an event planned, please reach out to Angela at angela.smith@variety.bc.ca and she will be happy to assist you so you can ‘do it your way!’