Variety in The News

WEAU 13 News Coverage-Kids Celebrate the Holidays with Santa and a Movie:

November 13, 2015

BY BEVERLY TAYLOR MILWAUKEE -- A group of students from Kewaskum High School learned the benefits of charitable giving on Friday, November 13th. Those students from Kewaskum took a field trip to Emery's Bicycle Shop on Lisbon in Mil...
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Fox 6 News-Kids with disabilities enjoy some fun in the sun at YMCA’s annual summertime picnic

August 22, 2015

MILWAUKEE — It was a chance for kids with disabilities to feel like a kid again! Variety hosted its annual summertime picnic on Saturday, August 22nd at the Northside YMCA in Milwaukee.This year is a little different than the others, as it was put to...
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Fox 6 News: Thief steals expensive, custom bike for girl who has spina bifida, right before her 12th birthday

July 06, 2015

BY JENNA SACHS ST. FRANCIS -- When a burglar in St. Francis stole a girl's bike, her family says that person also took her freedom. The bike was customized specifically for the special needs of the soon-to-be seventh-grader. Jordyn Landowski's...
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NBC26 features Kira

May 26, 2015

After insurance denied requests for help, a Howard girl with Rett syndrome is getting some much needed assistance from a charity many have never heard of.
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Fox 6 Studio A - Variety: Helping Wisconsin kids challenged by disabilities for 80 years

April 30, 2015

BY BRIAN KRAMP MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- There are many children throughout Wisconsin that need assistance with medical equipment, learning how to communicate and much more. For 80 years, one charity has made kids like this their primary mission -- to...
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Marshfield News Herald features Matthew and Chatter Matters! Communication Camp:

April 07, 2015

By Liz Welter MARSHFIELD – The summer camp experience is a long-time tradition among area families. But that often changes when a child has a disability. Profound physical disabilities prevent Matthew Freese, 11, of Marshfield from interacti...
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Film Journal International spotlights Variety of Wisconsin:

March 20, 2015

Variety of Wisconsin is celebrating its 80th anniversary this month, and its role as host of the Variety International Conference at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, April 30-May 3, is part of the celebration.Variety of Wisconsin is one of the few rem...
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NBC15 News features Variety and Grace’s Sweet 16:

March 04, 2015

By Kristin Mazur Most teens ask for a car when they turn 16. But for Grace Kenitz, making it to 16 is a gift in itself. "I'm always so filled with awe because she's not supposed to be here” says Grace's mom, Shannon. Gr...
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WEAU features Variety’s 80th Anniversary and Variety kid Harley:

March 04, 2015

By Noelle AndersonFor the past two years, Variety Children's Charity has been making things a little bit easier for Harley Martin, a third grader at Halmstead Elementary School, who has limited motor skills.Last summer, the organization stepped up to...
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Variety Holiday Party for the Kids 2014 at Marcus Point Cinema in Madison

December 20, 2014

We held a Holiday Party for the Kids at Marcus Point Cinema in Madison on December 20, 2014. This video clip is news coverage from WKOW-ABC 27 News. To learn more about WKOW-ABC 27 News, please visit
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