Read stories about the kids, families and events that your support has impacted and the lives it has changed.
Recently we heard from Silas' therapist. He's a three-year-old with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders and is nonverbal, but he's been working really hard at that. In fact, he has been involved in toddler and preschool classes, individual speech-language...read more
We have two small posters you can download and print out for your door. These will alert all callers that there is someone at your home with a weakened immune system and to take extra care. The first poster features a Variety KC young man in a wheelchair and the...read more
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Variety KC Kids Showcased in Photo Shoot Working with renown KC Children's Fashion Photographer, Colleen Christi, Variety KC is holding a fashion photo shoot, showcasing Variety KC kids with special needs. The photos will be used by Variety KC to celebrate the...read more
Employees at Russell Stover recently held a fundraiser raising $4,500 for the Logan Baker Foundation. Logan’s life was cut short at just 17 months due to Congenital Muscular Dystrophy, and a foundation was formed in his name. Logan’s mom works at Russell Stover....read more
Jonathan was born at 24 weeks and spent his first 6 months in the hospital. Because of his prematurity, he was diagnosed with periventricular leukomalacia (PVL), which resulted in him also being diagnosed with cerebral palsy, cortical vision impairment and feeding...read more
Maddison is a lovely 8-year-old who has two siblings with severe autism. Maddison herself has been having difficulty in school and home with social skills and learning. Maddison has been diagnosed with ADHD, severe anxiety, failure to thrive, and reading impairment....read more
Liam is an amazing kiddo! His condition, Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy, has created a number of challenges for Liam. One of those challenges is safely maintaining a comfortable position. In the past, Variety KC was able to help Liam by providing a "Tomato...read more
Matthew is such a happy young fellow! He has Spina Bifida, and while that doesn't stop him - it does stop him from walking. What's a guy to do? GO BABY GO! That's right, Matthew can't walk, but he can ride and his new Variety KC GoBabyGo car is exactly what he...read more
Axton is just about the coolest guy you will ever meet. When he was just six months old, Axton aspirated at the babysitter's. This caused an anoxic brain injury, with cortical vision impairment and epilepsy. None of this stops Axton, he's just is a silly five-year-old...read more
Variety KC partners with not-for-profit organizations around the area, and we were impressed by this request from a very caring teacher at Blue River Elementary. "I have the privilege of teaching two students who are diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. Our Physical...read more
2020 Variety International Presidential Citation Nomination Kansas City Councilwoman Heather Hall gets it done! She’s the perfect combination of navigating the way local government works and having great passion for the mission of Variety KC. Her efforts for both the...read more
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