Corporate Donor

Whether you’re part of a large corporation, a sole proprietor, or an employee who wants to make a difference, becoming a corporate donor can have an incredible impact on the life of a child and their family.

Find out how you can support Variety as a corporation or business.

Transform the Lives of Kids with Special Needs with a Corporate Donation

In addition to empowering kids across our province, supporting Variety BC is the perfect way to engage your employees and enhance your company’s profile in the community.

Contact Leslie if you want to design a giving and fundraising strategy for your unique business. 

Engage your Customer Base to Support Variety BC

It’s an honour to be a corporate partner and good for your business to have posters for charities you support in your stores and to share stories on Social Media.

Are you hosting a BBQ, a Bake Sale or have an opportunity to fundraise with your staff or customers, consider sending the proceeds to Variety BC and help a child in your very own backyard.

Contact Leslie to discuss how best to engage your community.

Sponsor an Event or Fundraising Campaign

Variety BC hosts many fundraising initiatives throughout the year, including the Variety Show of Hearts Telethon, Variety Week, and Boat for Hope. These events offer unique sponsorship opportunities for your business.

To find out how you can sponsor our fundraising campaigns & events,  contact Leslie.

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 channels.

Contact Us to Make a Difference

Please email or phone Leslie Hoffman to find out how your business, corporation or organization can support Variety BC.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can our business/organization get involved with Variety?

You can easily become a corporate donor with a campaign or event sponsorship, partial proceeds program, round-up in-store campaign, hosting a fundraising event and employee giving campaigns. We are happy to work with you to create meangingful fundraising opportunities that align with your corporate image. For more information, please visit our Get Involved page.

Why should we partner up with Variety?

A Variety corporate partnership provides much needed funding to support families who are caring for a child with special needs while increasing customer loyalty, employee engagement and community awareness. It is a way to connect with your customers, demonstrate your values, address your marketing and corporate social responsibility objectives and increase brand awarenes. It’s also an amazing way to inspire and engage your employees.

How can I sponsor an event?

We have a wide range of sponsorship opportunities that include our 3 signature events – Show of Heart Telethon, Variety Week, and Boat for Hope – as well our annual grassroots events. Each event has a variety of sponsorship levels and we will work with you to develop a sponsorship package that meets your needs. For more information about our campaigns and events, click visit our Events page.

What does it mean to be a matching donor?

Companies often match charitable contributions made by their employees, thus encouraging a philanthropic workplace culture. Or companies can agree to match donations made by the public to a campaign in order to double the impact of the individual donations. Being a matching gift sponsor can encourage supporters to donate more because they know their gift has greater impact. Please contact Leslie Hoffman at leslie.hoffman@variety.bc.ca for more information.

Are there other ways for a company to support Variety without making a cash donation?

People want to make a difference and your brand can help give them the opportunity to do so. There are so many ways to get involved! We will work with you to find the best approach to help your customers, employees and suppliers support our cause. To find out more, contact Angela Smith at angela.smith@variety.bc.ca.