Help us share the excitement with our 55th ANNUAL VARIETY SHOW OF HEARTS TELETHON Social Media Toolkit!
Sample Facebook Post:
We are so excited to share with you our Show of Hearts Telethon entertainment line-up. This year will feature Special Guest sixteen-time GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter and Canadian icon, David Foster who last appeared on Variety’s Telethon in 1992. Joining David will be singer and American Idol alum, Pia Toscano. And making their Show of Hearts debut will be legendary Canadian rockers, Loverboy. We can’t wait to see all of their performances.
Variety – the Children’s Charity and Global BC will be presenting this year’s Variety Show of Hearts in an all-new format with the goal of raising even more money for BC’s kids with special needs. The 3-day event kicks off on Thursday, February 18 on Global News Morning followed by Global News at Noon and Global News Hour at 6 continuing with the same schedule on Friday, February 19 where viewers will meet some of the amazing kids they’ve helped in 2021. Viewers will then get to meet more kids when the 55th Annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon airs on Global BC on Saturday, February 20 from 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
We are delighted to welcome back hosts Chris Gailus, Sophie Lui, Kristi Gordon, Neetu Garcha, Paul Haysom & Kaitlyn Herbst as well as 980 CKNW’s Jody Vance. Joining them will be Show of Hearts favourites Howard Blank, Alvin Law & Marco Pasqua along with Variety Youth Ambassadors Esabella Strickland, Mihai Covaser & Janelle Milne. And making his Variety debut this year will be Mo Amir, host of the popular podcast, This is VANCOLOUR.
Show of Hearts Kids:
Throughout the three days of this year’s new format Show of Hearts Telethon, viewers will see their donor dollars hard at work when they’ll be introduced to children who have been helped by Variety including 5-year-old Emiliano who received leg braces and a standing frame to not only help support his lower extremities and promote spinal alignment but to also prevent future deformities from occurring.
Sample Twitter Post:
The 55th @VarietyBC #ShowOfHearts Telethon will take place Feb 20 on @GlobalBC with stories from Variety Kids, your fave hosts (like @chrisgailus @sophielui @Marco_Pasqua @EsabellaKarena @vancolour) AND musical guests @officialdfoster @PiaToscano @loverboyband
Throughout the #ShowofHearts Telethon, viewers will be introduced to children like Emiliano who received leg braces and a standing frame to not only help support his lower extremities & promote spinal alignment but to also prevent future deformities from occurring.