Variety, the Children’s Charity
Variety believes that neither disability nor disadvantage should prevent a child from realising their full potential. In 2019 th, Variety celebrated its 70 th anniversary in the UK, having been founded in October 1949. In this time, the charity has supported almost one million disabled and disadvantaged children.
Variety launched in the United States in 1928 and is the oldest international children’s charity.
It has divisions across 13 countries (United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Jersey, Republic of Ireland, France, Israel, Japan, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia, Barbados, and Eastern Caribbean) helping children at the local community level.
Variety is a registered charity in England and Wales (209259) and Scotland (SC038505)