FAQ

If you have not found your answer below or have a question related to a donation, tax receipt or other, please contact us at 1-204-982-1050 or email us at admin@varietymanitoba.com .

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba located?

As of September 2018, our office is located at 440A Don Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3L 0S4.

How do I make a donation to Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba?

The easiest way to make a donation to Variety is by calling us at 1-204-982-1050 or by donating online.

Why should I support Variety with a financial donation?

Variety assists Manitoba children living with special needs and economic disadvantage. We rely 100% on the generosity of our community to provide the specialized equipment and services children receive from Variety.

How do I raise money for Variety through a fundraising event?

There are countless ways to raise money through a fundraising event to support Variety’s work. Please feel free to browse through the community fundraising portion of our website or contact us at 204-982-1050 for more information.

How do I request a replacement tax receipt?

Please call us at 1-204-982-1050 or email us at admin@varietymanitoba.com . We will need to know your contact information, the amount of your gift, the approximate date of your gift, and the payment method in order to quickly provide you with a replacement receipt.

How long does it take for Variety to issue a tax receipt for my gift?

We try to issue tax receipts within a month of your gift to Variety. On occasion, it may take longer than this. Variety is compliant with Canada Revenue Agency standards for issuing tax receipts.

How do I make changes to my monthly gift?

Monthly donors can make changes to their monthly donation by contacting us at 1-204-982-1050.

Is the Variety affiliated with municipal, provincial, or the federal government?

Variety is proud that it has operated for over 40 years without operational funding from any level of government. This allows us to be strong, unbiased advocates for the children we serve.

Where does Variety get its funding?

Variety relies 100% on the generosity of individuals, companies, and other organizations to fund our vital work.

Does Variety accept gifts in kind?

Variety does accept in-kind donations of products and services to help us generate revenue or offset costs. Generally speaking, we will only accept new products.

What are my rights as a donor to Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba?

To ensure that donors to Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba have full confidence in our Tent and our mission, the following donors’ rights are recognized.

All Donors have the following rights:

  1. To be clear about our mission and how Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba intends to spend their donations
  2. To know that their donation will be used for the purpose for which it was given
  3. To trust that information about their donation will remain confidential to the extent provided by law
  4. To be assured that their donation will be banked promptly and spent within a reasonable time
  5. To receive appropriate thanks and recognition
  6. To receive, upon request, all published financial statements
  7. To know that complaints will be taken seriously, handled promptly and responses will be sent swiftly
  8. To seek accurate professional advice on tax efficient giving methods
  9. To receive prompt and accurate answers to questions
  10. To be provided with reports on the way that funds have been spent
  11. To be treated professionally and with respect during fundraising campaigns
  12. To choose to be excluded from any future solicitations
  13. To expect that there is a fair and proper balance between the interests of donors and the aims and objectives of Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba
  14. To know that there is no obligation to buy an incentive or to return it
  15. To know whether an individual soliciting funds is a volunteer, an employee, a hired solicitor or other
  16. To have the right to remain anonymous
  17. To know that donor names will never be sold
  18. To request that their name not be exchanged for fundraising purposes
I moved or/and or have a change of address. How do I update this for Variety’s records?

A. Feel free to download this fillable form for your information changes. Click here.

B. Email us your completed form to admin@varietymanitoba.com If the form wasn’t helpful for you, please call us at 204-982-1050 or email admin@varietymanitoba.com.

I have a change to my financial information. How do I update this for Variety’s records?

Thank you for your support. Your generosity means so much to our Variety Kids and families. To update your financial information, please contact us at 204-982-1050 or email admin@varietymanitoba.com.

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