About Us

All kids deserve a fair go in life no matter what their ability or circumstance.

Variety – the Children’s Charity help kids experiencing disability, disadvantage or illness. With your help, Variety provides support to families and organisations in the following ways.

About Variety - the Children's Charity

Variety – the Children’s Charity has a network of 40 offices in 14 countries, and many millions of individual children around the world live a better life because of the generosity of Variety’s communities of supporters.

Variety - the Children's Charity Victoria help kids who are experiencing disability, disadvantage or illness. Variety provides support to families and organisations through providing grants for a range of equipment, such as wheelchairs or all-abilities playgrounds to provide practical help to kids, schools and organisations in need. We run programs to educate and empower kids that are falling through the cracks. We give scholarships to encourage the talents of kids living with disadvantage or disability. And last but certainly not least, we hold kids’ events to bring joy, light and laughter to children in need and their families.

Your fundraising provides support in four key areas

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Grants

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

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Programs

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

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Scholarships

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.

Ways You Can Help

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!

Attend 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!

FUNdraise

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.

Looking for help?

If you are a parent, carer, teacher or support worker of a child experiencing disability, disadvantage or illness, we're here for you. Please visit our main website to learn how you can apply for support.

Get in touch

Contacts us on (03) 8698 3900 or fundraising@varietyvic.org.au to discuss your ideas, get fundraising assistance and more!