Join us in celebrating Variety Week by riding to the top of a 60-foot Ferris Wheel in downtown Vancouver!
Variety is excited to announce that Variety Week’s Wrap Party happening at Robson Square on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, will feature for the first time in downtown Vancouver, a 60-foot tall Ferris Wheel.
Experience the fantastic panoramic views of the city from above while helping BC kids with special needs. Open to the public, the Wrap Party will wind up Variety Week which launches on Monday, Oct. 22 during Global News Morning and concludes on Friday, Oct. 26 during Global News Hour at 6’s on-location broadcast.
Throughout the week’s newscasts, Global BC viewers will meet families who Variety has helped and will see firsthand how their lives have changed as a result. Viewers will also learn how to set up a fundraising page online. This allows individuals, groups and corporate teams to connect with friends, families and colleagues to support kids in BC.
Help us reach our goal
“As the grant applications continue to rise each year, we hope to be able to continue to help as many children with special needs as we can,” said Cally Wesson, Variety BC CEO. “Our goal during this year’s five-day campaign is to help 60 kids per day which coincides with the height of our Ferris Wheel. We’re encouraging everyone to come down and ride the wheel while at the same time, helping us reach our goal!”
“Supporting Variety is a huge part of Global BC’s commitment to helping children with special needs throughout BC,” said Kenton Boston, VP News and Information, Corus Entertainment, Western Canada. “We’re looking forward to a successful week and are eager for our viewers to see firsthand how their donations truly make a difference in the lives of not just the kids but their families as well.”
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Variety’s core grant areas range from mobility programs and life-saving medical equipment to specialized therapies. Mental wellness, educational programs and bursaries for learning disabilities are a focus as well. Donate by calling toll-free at 310-KIDS as well as online at variety.bc.ca. Text “KIDS” to 45678 to make an automatic $20 contribution. And of course, donations can also be made in person at Variety Week’s Wrap Party.