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

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Calling all Development Professionals!

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, dynamic, self-starter with a passion for Variety’s mission to enrich the lives of children with physical or developmental special needs throughout Wisconsin! For complete job description and instructions for applying, click here!


Chatter Matters Camp
June 20-23, 2019

Apply NOW!

Through our partnership with UW-Whitewater, graduate speech pathology students and other student volunteers and instructors host this overnight camp for non-verbal children with special needs who use assistive communication devices and one parent or primary caregiver, free of charge.

This life-changing experience is made possible thanks to caring people just like YOU – our donors, partners and special sponsors!

Chatter Matters inspires ALL children to discover life without limits.

Click here for more information about our Chatter Matters Camp!


Western Lakes Spring Golf Classic

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

Honoring a lifetime of friendships and a commitment to helping children with special needs, please join us in celebrating with a day of GOLFING GALORE! The festivities start at the driving range, complimentary beverages on the course, lunch, cocktail reception, dinner, & fun contests to win BIG!

Thanks to Greg Essig & the folks at Western Lakes Golf Club, this fantastic annual celebration supports one of Variety’s many life-changing programs, including the Chatter Matters Camp.

Registration and sponsorship opportunities are now available!

Questions? Contact us:


Ben Marcus
Charity Extravaganza

Ladies & Gentleman, boys & girls, children of all ages…step right up! It’s “SHOWTIME”!

Thursday , July 11th: 5:00-9:30 p.m.
Get ready for THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH featuring a night of
lively entertainment!

Friday , July 12th:
9:00 a.m. shotgun start

This EPIC extravaganza will be hosted by The Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, WI. You won’t want to miss a moment so be sure to SAVE THE DATE!!!

Questions? Contact us:
(262)777-2090 ext 106

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