Variety the Children’s Charity of Wisconsin is dedicated to enriching the lives of children with special needs and their families.

Save the Date! Springs Water Park swim night located in The Ingleside Hotel

Through Variety’s Discover Program, Variety sponsors activities that provide children and their families a way to connect, discover new friends, and socialize. Thanks to the generosity of donors, sponsors and community partners, these activities and events are provided FREE of charge to Variety’s kids and families!

Springs Waterpark Swim Night located in The Ingleside Hotel

Sunday, February 27th

Stay tuned for details!

This opportunity is made available to children who have physical or developmental special needs and their immediate family members. Participants must be enrolled with Variety’s Discover Program before registering. If you are not enrolled but would like to register, click here to download an application

Wine & Dine!

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Artisan 179
179 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Pewaukee, WI 53072

Chef-inspired 5-course dinner with
ultra-premium wine selections featuring
Caymus, Piper-Heidsieck, Cakebread,
Duckhorn & more!

6 p.m. Champagne Welcome
7 p.m. Dinner & Pairings
Limited seating for an exclusive,
intimate experience

$300 per person

The application period for Chatter Matters is now open!

Through our partnership with UW-Whitewater, graduate speech pathology students and other student volunteers and instructors host this overnight camp for children with special needs who use assistive communication devices and up to two family members, free of charge. Additional family members, including siblings up to age 16 are welcome to participate for a fee of $250 per person. This life-changing experience is made possible thanks to caring people just like YOU-our donors, partners and special sponsors!

This camp is available to children ages 5-15 who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication and their families.

Chatter Matter! Communication Camp Application

About Variety’s Mission

Variety is a multi-faceted organization with one single purpose: Enriching the lives of children with physical or developmental special needs and their families.  Variety sponsors year-round activities, events and programs focused on: improving a child’s physical and emotional health and well-being; building self-confidence; strengthening resilience; and creating opportunities to pursue a limitless future.

Variety thanks our sponsors for the Inaugural Blue Mound Variety Golf Classic on Monday, August 9, 2021.

We are thankful for our sponsors this past Holiday Season. Due to the generous donations from Nelson Landscape Inc, X-Ray Arcade, Breakthru Beverage Wisconsin, and other friends of Variety; we were able to give presents to over 100 kids through the Variety Holiday Toy Shop! 

our community partners

our raving fans

  • This is an awesome charity that helps families with children with special needs in so many ways! My family and I are so grateful!

    Monica B
  • Amazing people, great organization. Everyone makes you feel like family.

    Andrew L
  • This is a wonderful place and the people are like angels for all they do.

    Lana D.
  • I wish so many more people would know about Variety. My daughter has been afraid and self conscious about trying new things. With tickets etc being donated, my daughter has grown by leaps and bounds. Thank you Variety.

    Catina F