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Read stories about the kids, families and events that your support has impacted and the lives it has changed.

Meet Miles

Disability: Global Developmental Delay Miles is a sweet, fun loving, adventure seeking 3 year old. He loves to go on rides and is a little dare devil despite his physical challenges. Miles also loves to play in the car. He as a limited vocabulary, but he often says...

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Meet Sweet Haylee

Disability: RYR1- Congenital Myopathy, Gtube and Low Muscle Tone Haylee has weak muscle tone and cannot stand, crawl, or walk. She has limited mobility in her arms but continues to get stronger every day. She was able to try a ride-on car at Britain Development in...

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Meet Thiago

  Disability: Cortical Visual Impairment, Dravet Syndrome, Seizure Disorder Thiago is a happy boy. As his mother, I am trying to provide him with as many opportunities to build his independence. He is working on building his neck and trunk muscles, is able to sit for...

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Thank you Variety KC and Kansas City Zoo

My family recently visited the beautiful Kansas City Zoo. Our family includes two boys and a special needs little girl. My daughter was diagnosed with a terminal, genetic disease, called Spinal Muscular Atrophy and uses a wheelchair daily. She calls her wheelchair her...

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Variety KC- Go Baby GO! Hack a Thon!

 20 Special Needs Children will be Gifted a Motorized Alternative to a Wheelchair from Variety KC and 12 High School Robotics Teams Saturday, November 23rd  Variety KC will bring 12 High School robotics teams across the Midwest together with 20 special needs families...

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Meet the Kids: Jacob!

Jacob has cerebral palsy with muscle weakness, difficulty walking, and decreased coordination. He enjoys playing outside with friends, but isn’t able to keep up with friends and siblings on his bike, even with assistance from his parents. He needs help with hills, leg...

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Find Out How to Get Involved

Several generous Kansas City organizations offer an employee match program. Double your gift to Variety KC, ask your employer if they match contributions! Here is a list of known companies that do.