Variety’s 40th Anniversary Gold Heart Gala

Variety’s annual gala is one of Winnipeg premier gala events that you do not want to miss!  This year’s Variety Gold Heart Gala, chaired by Gregg and Lana Maidment invite you to join us for Variety’s 40th anniversary celebration. The Variety Gold Heart Gala offers our guests a glamorous evening which features  gourmet hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, four course meal, fine wines and exciting entertainment. Get ready to dance the night away with Ron Paley Band. Proceeds raised from the Variety Gold Heart Gala stay here in Manitoba to support programs and services for children who are living with a disability, and/ or impacted by socio-economic disadvantage.


Event Date:  Saturday, April 14th, 2018

Event Venue:  RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg

(City View Room – 3 rd Floor)

5:30 pm Cocktail Reception

6:30 pm Dinner and Evening Program

Dress: Formal Attire, Black Tie Optional

Presented by:

Pratts Wholesale Food PMS287 186

About Variety, the Children’s Charity:

Variety is a leading not-for-profit organization with a strong history of creating and implementing projects, services and programs that make a significant difference in the lives of children with special needs living in Manitoba.

Variety’s mandate is to break down barriers to create equal opportunities for children in Manitoba, specifically focusing work in these three areas:

  • Supporting Health
  • Championing Ability
  • Nurturing Development

Since 1978, Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba has raised over $30 million in Manitoba and has touched the hearts of over 800,000 children through its Programming and Special Needs initiatives.

Ticket and Corporate Table Information

The event is open to the public.  Cocktail Reception, Dinner and Host Bar are included.

  • VIP Corporate Table Prime Seating for 10 – $5000
  • Corporate Table Priority Seating for 10 – $3250
  • Patron Host Prime seating for two – $1000
  • Individual Ticket – $275

To purchase tickets or corporate tables for our 2018 Variety Gold Heart Gala or to make a donation you may either purchase online or contact:

Ashley Irwin, Volunteer & Community Event Coordinator
Direct:  (204) 982-1050
Email:  [email protected]

Sponsorship Opportunities

Becoming a sponsor for the 2018 Variety Gold Heart gala fundraiser provides an excellent opportunity for local exposure and to show community support for Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba.  There are five levels of sponsorship available, including the opportunity to give an unlimited cash donation.

  • Presenting Sponsorship (exclusive with Prime Seating for 20) – $25,000
  • Dinner Sponsorship (exclusive with Prime Seating for 20) – $20,000
  • Variety Gold Heart Child Sponsorship (Prime Seating for 20) – $15,000
  • Variety Ruby Heart Child Sponsorship (Preferred Seating for 10) – $10,000
  • Wine Sponsorship (exclusive with Preferred Seating for 10) – $5,000
  • Martini Sponsorship (exclusive with Preferred Seating for 10) – $5,000
  • Cocktail Reception Sponsor (exclusive with Preferred Seating for 10) – $3,500
  • Dessert Sponsor (exclusive with Preferred Seating for 10) – $3,500

You may purchase your sponsorship online or if you would like more information on sponsorship opportunities and how you can support the Gala event please contact:

Jeff Liba – Chief Executive Officer

Direct: (204) 982-1051
Email:  [email protected]

*Submission deadline for logo is March 30th, 2018.

**Sponsors must provide a digital copy of the company logo or ad for inclusion in the program. This is typically provided as a high-resolution JPEG or vector graphic format.

Variety Children's Charity Manitoba