Ways To Give

Monthly Giving

 

Anyone can become an Everyday Hero to children living with special needs and economic disadvantage. By joining Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba’s monthly giving program, you will help ensure that Variety is always able to assist all qualifying children in need.

 

Benefits of becoming an Everyday Hero:

 

  • It’s affordable and flexible—You can choose your gift amount starting as low as 33₵ a day ($10/ month). You are welcome to modify your gift at any point in time and 100% of your donation is eligible for a tax credit
  • It’s effective—Your monthly gift provides a steady stream of support that will benefit Variety kids for weeks, months, and years to come!
  • It’s convenient—You can choose to make your monthly donation by credit card or by an automatic deduction from your bank account and will receive one consolidated income tax receipt for your annual contributions.

Planned Giving

 

Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba’s “Planned Giving Program” is available for donors who wish to make a charitable contribution to children living with special needs and experiencing economic disadvantage in Manitoba through a bequest from your Will, or through a Life Insurance policy naming Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba as the beneficiary. Helping our Variety children in the future is how you can make a difference in the lives that will follow for years to come. You would receive a charitable tax receipt from Variety, which would help offset your final income tax payable. Your generosity will inspire hope, enrich lives and build a better future for Manitoba’s children.

 

Please help us help children now and in the future by including Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba in your estate planning. Your legacy gift will allow us to continue to provide life-changing, life-saving, and life-enriching specialized equipment and services to children in need for years come.

Workplace Giving

 

Supporting Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba is a great way to unite your staff and increase employee morale. By participating in a workplace giving program, you are helping us help as many children as possible whether it’s through Variety’s Special Needs Program, Variety’s Children’s Dental Outreach Program or Variety’s Camp Brereton.

 

Ways your staff can contribute:

 

  • Payroll contribution
  • Create your own fundraiser
  • Volunteer at one of our events
  • Sponsor an event
  • Provide us with an in-kind gift

 

Together you can help us help kids just be kids.

Publicly Traded Stocks or Securities

 

Donating publicly traded stocks or securities to Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba is an extremely efficient way for you to help children living with special needs and economic disadvantage.

 

Your gift of stock or securities eliminates capital gains, provides more money to Variety than if you personally sold your stock or securities and made your donation from the sale proceeds, and provides you with a larger charitable tax deduction.

Corporate Matching Gifts

 

One good gift deserves another.

 

Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba is grateful for your passion and desire to help us create a brighter future for children living with special needs and economic disadvantage. If your company has a matching gift program, you can double the impact of your support.

Events in Support of Variety

 

Community groups and businesses often partner with Variety throughout the year to put on fundraising initiatives such as Golf Tournaments, Dinners, Auctions, or other creative events. Variety relies on these initiatives, and we are always open to suggestions and innovative ideas from anyone.

We always encourage anyone or any business to host a Community Fundraising event with part of the proceeds coming to Variety. For example, anyone can donate proceeds from a staff Christmas Party, or an office 50/50 week. We will also be there to help in anyway that we can. Signage, advice, advertising are all things that we will be happy to discuss with you. We want your event to be a great success!

Event Sponsorships

 

With over a dozen major fundraising events happening annually including; our Gold Heart Gala & Hearts of Blue & Gold Bomber Dinners, there are many opportunities for your business to get involved as an event sponsor.

Whether you participate as title sponsor or partial sponsor, there are many ways to contribute. Contact us to start a conversation on which event would be a perfect fit for your company.

 

For more information, please contact our Fundraising Coordinator Laura Loconte through email, or call 204-293-3400.

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