53rd Annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon

Join us on Sunday, February 10th for the 53rd Annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon returning to Global BC and online via livestream at Globalnews.ca. Broadcasting live from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm direct from Hard Rock Casino Vancouver’s Molson Canadian Theatre, you’ll get to see your donor dollars in action!

Along with the Global BC team including Chris Gailus, Sophie Lui, Squire Barnes & Kristi Gordon, this year’s phenomenal line-up of live entertainment will feature singer-songwriter Shawn Hook, Canadian world music group Delhi to Dublin, country music trio The Heels and Motown soul dive, Krystle Dos Santos plus more!

Fundraise for Variety

Join others across the province by setting up your own online fundraising page and reaching out to your friends, family & co-workers for their support of BC kids with special needs!

Monthly Donor Program

Caring for a child with special needs isn’t something parents prepare for. By joining our Monthly Giving community, you can help ensure that we are always there when families need us most. Donating monthly allows Variety to take a planned, long-term approach to making a lasting impact in children’s lives. Sign up to become a Monthly Donor today and receive your Variety Therm-O Tote Insulated Grocery Bag!

Robert Bateman Poster

This year, donors will receive Robert Bateman’s stunning Mossy Branches Spotted Owl poster with a minimum donationof just $169. For an additional charge, donors will also have the opportunity to have their poster framed by GS & Company with a portion donated to Variety!

Monthly donors who are at $35/month or who increase to this level are also eligible to receive a poster after five (5) months.

Sunshine Coach Surprise Reveal

It was a television moment to remember when during last year’s Variety Show of Hearts, we presented the 600th Sunshine Coach to The PACE Program. This year promises to be just as memorable when for the first time ever, viewers will be part of the surprise reveal of our 603rd Sunshine Coach which will be presented to a truly extraordinary organization that supports BC’s kids with special needs! Be sure to tune in and be part of the excitement while donating $1047 to become a Sunshine Coach Champion!

About Show of Hearts

The Show of Hearts has been an enduring legacy for the entire 53-year existence of Variety – the Children’s Charity in British Columbia. Proceeds from the annual broadcast event on Global BC 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.

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