Stepping in where health care ends.

Apply for a grant

We provide direct help for children in British Columbia with special needs, with funding for:

  • Medical care and services
  • Mobility and communications equipment and therapies
  • Education and experiences that foster development

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Individual Grant Form


Please identify special need(s)

Tip: Hold down the control key to select more than one diagnosis.

Apply for a grant

Together we can help more kids throughout BC. Let's start the conversation.

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Organization Grant Form


Emergency Response

The Variety Cares Fund supports parents/caregivers who are seeking medical attention for their child while away from their home community.

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Sunshine Coaches

We team up with other community-based organizations with specialized coaches which transport children with special needs in safety and comfort to places of education, recreation and therapy.

Call us direct: 604.320.0505


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Variety's impact on families is profound and the Telethon is one of my favourite events - I can't imagine missing it!

— Chris Gailus, Global BC Anchor

Thanks to support from Variety, Kayla is more relaxed allowing her to focus on school (she's in grade six already!) and has even fundraised for Variety!

— Kayla’s Mom

Buy-Low Foods partners with Variety because it makes us feel good knowing we're helping children all over B.C. who have special needs.

— Sam Corea, Buy-Low Foods