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

Variety Feature

Sign Up For Your Cinema Passport!

Make 2019 the “Year of Movies.”

Date nights. Birthday gifts. St. Patrick’s Day. Anniversary. Day Light Savings. Give the gift that keeps on giving!

Get your 2019 Cinema Passport today! Quantities are limited-just a few left. The Cinema Passport entitles the cardholder and one guest to free movies at any Marcus Theatres location from January 1, 2019–December 31, 2019.

Click here to sign up for your Cinema Passport!

Questions? Please call Miranda Zwieg at 262-777-2090 ext 102 or  via email:


Looking for a quick and easy way to support us? VOTE VARIETY!

We need your VOTE!

To celebrate their 160th anniversary, First Bank Financial Centre  is donating $1600 to a local charity. Variety is one of the charities in the running for the month of March. Help us help more local kids by voting for Variety on the bottom of the page at First Bank Financial Centre’s website: Click Here!

Each user is allowed ONE VOTE PER MACHINE, PER DAY. So vote NOW and vote often.

This donation will help us in continuing to enrich the lives of the children and families that we serve. Thank you for supporting Variety kids!


Save the Dates!

Western Lakes Spring Golf Classic:
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Western lakes Golf Club (Pewaukee)


42nd Annual Ben Marcus Charity Event:
Thursday, July 11, 2019: Gala 5-9:30pm
Friday, July 12, 2019: Shotgun Start 9am
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa (Lake Geneva)

Visit the event information page for more details.

Questions? Contact us:


Register NOW!

March 23, 2019

Mark your calendars for Variety’s Annual Mommy & Me Sweetheart Dance!

Moms, grab your kiddo(s) and come spend the afternoon together. This inclusive event welcomes diversity and is open to ALL
families-Variety Families AND the public!

No need to plan, let us do the planning. You bring the kiddos, we’ll bring the fun! Come hang out for an afternoon full of  music, dancing, lunch, a photo booth, and more! Check out the event page for full details.

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.

Sponsor Spotlight

Paragon Marketing Group is an amazing organization that truly believes in helping others.  Paragon designed and maintains the website for Variety.  They support us by reducing our costs through their Not For Profit discount program. Thank you to Paragon for all your help with the new site!

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