Variety's Special Needs

Funds directly spent to help children reach their full potential


Care: Life-saving medical equipment and services


Freedom: Life-changing equipment and services for mobility and inclusion


Future: Life-enriching communication equipment, services and education


Children and their families received the equipment and services they need in 2023


Children and their families needing Variety's help in 2024

Variety’s Camp Brereton

Average cost to send a child to camp


Campers that spend time at Variety's Camp Brereton in 2023


Average number of days kids spent at Camp Brereton


Average number of campers per group


Average age of campers you helped send to camp

Variety’s Children’s Dental
Outreach Program

Average cost to provide a preventative screening in 2023


Kids received screenings for potential oral health problems in 2023


Average cost to provide dental treatment for a child in 2023


Kids in need of urgent dental care that received treatment in 2023


Schools participated in the program


Number of treatment sessions your support made possible

Individual Giving

Annual Gifts
Monthly Giving
Publicly Traded Stocks or Securities
Planned Giving

Supporters can donate online, by mail, or phone. Did you know, you can also donate tribute gifts like in honour of or in memory of? On top of that, if you wish, we will send a card on your behalf.

In Honour

Celebrate a milestone or give thanks by donating in honour of someone dear to you.

In Memory

Pay tribute to someone special by giving a Gift in Memory of.

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

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

Effective: Your monthly gift provides a steady stream of support that will benefit Variety kids for weeks, months, and years to come!

Convenience: 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.

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.

Download our stocks/securities donation form here!

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.

Corporate Giving

Workplace Giving
Corporate Matching Gifts
Event Sponsors
Corporate Grants
Annual Gifts

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 gifts-in-kind
    • To make a charitable donation other than cash, consider an in-kind gift. Whether donating products, services or property your contributions go a long way in helping Variety help kids

Together you can help us help kids just be kids.

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.

With two major fundraising events happening annually our Gold Heart Gala and Variety’s “Drive Fore the Kids” Golf Classic, there are many opportunities for your business to get involved as an event sponsor.

Whether you participate as a title sponsor or a 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.

If your corporate organization offers grants to nonprofits like ours and you think that we would be a great fit. Please email your grant application to admin@varietymanitoba.com

Not only is supporting Variety a great way to give back to our Manitoban children but it’s a perfect way to enhance your company’s social profile province-wide. Variety has the privilege of being partnered with many amazing organizations with the common goal of providing help and hope to children in need.

Information for Donors

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