Fundraise for Kids

Join an event, create your own, fundraise with your pet, start a birthday fundraiser or live stream!

Whatever way you choose, fundraising for Variety kids is a fun and heart warming way to make a difference!


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Have fun and make a difference!

With your help, Variety - the Children's Charity provides tangible equipment and programs to change the lives of kids experiencing disability, disadvantage or illness.

Take the Petember Challenge

Celebrate the impact your pet makes in your life to support kids in need of assistance dogs. 

Petember is a fundraiser challenge held during September that encourages you to spend extra special quality time spoiling your pet and taking part in fun activities all while raising funds for Variety Assistance Dogs.

Get on the road

Join one of our famous motoring events - travel the outback in a 30 year old car in the Variety Bash, hit the dirt tracks on the Variety 4WD Adventure or enjoy some quality family time on the Variety Brats Bash!

Join an event

With our history in the entertainment industry, we're famous for our fabulous events! From the Variety Great Grand Final Lunch, Women of Melbourne to foodie heaven at Eat Street Melbourne - we've got something for everyone!


Get active, challenge yourself, live stream, host a morning tea, raise money for your birthday or in memory of a loved one. However you choose to support kids in need, we're here to help with ideas, tips, tricks & resources.

Your Impact

Your fundraising provides support in four key areas

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We grant tangible equipment, educational resources and technology to help kids and organisations.

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We run programs like Variety SHINE to help kids keep up in the classroom and empower their future.

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We give scholarships in arts, education and sport to encourage the talents of kids experiencing disadvantage.

Kids Events

We run kids events to bring laughter, joy and inclusion into the lives of kids who may otherwise miss out.

Meet Seth and Teagan

Variety - the Children's Charity assisted twins Seth and Teagan with an iPad, new bike and invites to free Variety Kids Events. Hear from their mum Tanya and big brother Jordan as they share their Variety story.


Liam took part in an Iron Man comp, raising $11,000 along the way!

Liam said on choosing to fundraise for Variety "I've always thought because I am able-bodied, I could support those who might not be, in particular, kids. It's hard to be a parent, and when you're faced with challenges that Variety kids and families are experiencing, this would be even harder."

Liam has a powerful message for Variety kids: "I want you to know that you are not alone, that there are people out there that are behind you. It might be tough, but it doesn't mean it's a no. It doesn't mean that you can't."

Other ways you can help out

Give Today

Our work allows kids to gain mobility, to get out and about in the community, to communicate, achieve independence and increase their self-esteem. We make sure the kids who miss out, can always join in. Give today and make a difference.

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Be a Hero with Heart

Be a Hero with Heart to help kids in need, now and into the future. By giving monthly, you become a Hero with Heart, joining a passionate community of people investing in a shared vision of a future where all kids get a fair go. 


Giving your time is such a rewarding way to help kids in need. You’ll experience first-hand the joy of making a big difference to a child’s life - you can volunteer at an event like our Variety Kids Xmas Party, kids program or in the office! 

Get in touch

Contact us on (03) 8698 3900 or to discuss your ideas, get fundraising assistance and more!