Read stories about the kids, families and events that your support has impacted and the lives it has changed.
Blog: How to Create Compassionate Kids? Being somewhat quarantined still, there’s a lot of togetherness and focus on close family and friends. This new year, in an effort to get the wee ones in our family to think outside of their family circle, we are focusing on the...read more
Jacob has been diagnosed with a 1.21 Mb interstitial deletion of chromosome 17q22. The result of this deletion has caused a number of known and unknown issues for Jacob. He has microcephaly, reduced muscle tone, and mental and physical developmental delays. There are...read more
Leo is 7 years old and has Down syndrome. What comes with this is a lower muscle tone and a great ability to be squishy and contort his body in away to be quit escape artist. Unfortunately Leo is very good of getting out of his big booster sale 5 point harness car...read more
Mario is a loving child who loves to blow kisses. He likes water- especially baths and the pool. He likes music, dancing, toys with music, lights and sounds, and active games. He is so cute and stole our hearts! Frida, his 10 year old sister is his favorite! Mario has...read more
Julie Denesha at KCUR 89.3FM did an online article on 6 local artists who are surviving/thriving during COVID and included us. I feel like Julie really gets to the heart of the matter in her writing. Lessons Learned and Lives Changed: Six Kansas City Artists Look Back...read more
Free Exercise for EVERYONE! Each year, Variety International hosts a global convention and during that event, various efforts are recognized with awards. One of the biggest awards is the Innovation Award and this year's winner was an innovative project from Fusion...read more
Variety KC understands all kids need a chance to be changed with Dignity. Universal Changing Stations belong in all Bathrooms. As part of our #inclusionrevolution we are making this positive change! Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts: 1601 Broadway Blvd KCMO...read more
This Thanksgiving Variety KC is 85 years young, and celebrating by looking at an eight decade legacy of service. Today, we offer inclusive opportunities to over 500,000 kids annually. We live up to our name, VARIETY, because our kids represent a variety of special...read more
Variety KC is proud to be the first to help create INCLUSIVE Playgrounds in Independence, Olathe and Tiffany Hills so all kids can be Active, Be Social and Belong! Help us by donating to www.varietykc.org/donate. Here’s the difference between an Inclusive Playground...read more
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