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Beyond Design Bike Tour

June 20, 2014

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Chatter Matters! Communication Camp

Variety will be hosting its second overnight camp from June 26th – 29th!  Chatter Matters! Communication Camp is for children with physical disabilities who cannot speak in a typical way and use assistive technology – iPads, laptops, and more – to communicate with their friends, families, therapists and teachers.

This year, 20 Variety kids and families will attend Chatter Matters! More than 40 volunteers will help out to make sure that the kids and parents are able to make lasting memories while learning how to better communicate.

Check out the video to learn more about camp and stay tuned for updates on the 2014 camp!

 

 

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June 20, 2014

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Sign up for our Future Kids events!

The Future Kids Program helps Wisconsin children with physical disabilities reach their full potential in life. Experiences in education, culture, sport and community are the cornerstones to develop skills that can lead to that future. This program takes children with physical challenges and their immediate family members on free outings to museums, professional sporting events, […]

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May 28, 2014

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Sponsor a Child for Camp!

You can change a child’s life right now – give the gift of communication! Diego could not talk with his family or friends, not because he didn’t have anything to say, but because he simply could not speak. His primary way of communicating was through finger pointing. It was a constant guessing game to understand […]

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May 15, 2014

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Variety’s Open House

Variety’s Open House Date: Thursday, June 5th Time: 4-6pm Location: 12425 Knoll Road, Suite 110 The sun is shining, the air is warm and we’ve opened the patio doors! You’re invited to Variety’s open house as we show off our new office space, share recent happenings, and unveil upcoming excitements at Variety! Please join us […]

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May 15, 2014

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Presidential Citation and Innovation Awards

Presidential Citation Award We are excited to announce that Variety supporter Scott Gierhan will be awarded the 2014 Variety International Presidential Citation Award at the 2014 World Conference in recognition of his exceptional and sustained contribution to Variety of Wisconsin. He will be awarded at the 2014 World Conference Awards Luncheon on Sunday May 25, 2014. The Presidential Citation […]

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March 20, 2014

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SAVE THE DATE!

It’s never too early to start thinking about golf season!  Be sure to mark your calendars for this year’s fundraising golf outings: 36th Annual Ben Marcus Memorial Variety Golf Classic Monday, July 14th Grand Geneva Resort & Spa 12:00pm shotgun start $250/Golfer – Several sponsorship options available Visit the Ben Marcus Variety Golf Classic website […]

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March 20, 2014

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Adaptive Martial Arts

As an organization that provides life-enriching assistance to children with physical disabilities, we like to share what Variety families and other organizations are doing that our children and families could also benefit from. Lake Country Martial Arts is starting an adaptive martial arts karate class for children with disabilities and would like your child to […]

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February 17, 2014

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Variety Receives Gift Through Miracle on Canal Street

Potawatomi Bingo Casino donated $1,074,391 to 156 local nonprofit organizations serving children on December 13, 2013 as part of its 20th annual Miracle on Canal Street program. In addition to 10 charities chosen by the Casino’s media partners and 10 charities who were randomly selected live during the event, the remaining 136 organizations split one-third […]

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January 28, 2014

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Variety of Wisconsin Helps Minnesota Girl

With the generous help of donors Mary and Kevin Grinnell, Variety of Wisconsin was able to help a Minnesota girl with paraplegia get an adaptive bike. Last month, donors Mary and Kevin Grinnell saw a news story about Variety kid Noah receiving an adaptive bike from Variety. They were so inspired by the story that […]

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January 16, 2014

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We have moved!

Variety-The Children’s Charity of Wisconsin has moved to a new location! Our new address is: Variety-The Children’s Charity of Wisconsin 12425 Knoll Road, Suite 110 Elm Grove, WI 53122 Our new phone number is (262) 777-2090. Our new fax number is (262) 777-2095. Email us at contact@varietywi.org  

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