How Variety Helps
Variety – the Children’s Charity supports Victorian kids aged 0-17 who are living with illness, disability or experiencing disadvantage through grants, scholarships, programs and events. Our vision is for all children to attain their full potential, regardless of ability or background.
Our work allows children to gain mobility and freedom, to get out and about in the community, to communicate, achieve independence and increase self-esteem, and where possible, to help them integrate into mainstream school and activities.
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We provide grants to organisations that support kids in need, including schools, not-for-profits and community groups. Grants can include educational resources, mobility equipment & technology.
Variety Heart Scholarships
We support children with a demonstrated talent who are living with a disability, chronic illness, or financial hardship, to reach the next stage of development in their field of talent.
We support children who are experiencing disadvantage with assistance to cover basic educational needs such as textbooks, stationery, uniforms, camps and excursions.
Variety Sunshine Coaches provide transport to organisations that cater for children with physical disability, regional or social disadvantage, to enable them to access the community and to experience a range of special programs and activities.
Variety Sunshine Coaches can be fitted with wheelchair modifications, ensuring that all children can attend excursions and extra-curricular activities together. For more information on Variety Sunshine Coaches please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is a heartwarming video of the very special Variety Sunshine Coach presentation to Skene Street Specialist School in Stawell.
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