Ways you can get involved
Donate today, become a volunteer, join an event or create or your own, give through your workplace or become a corporate partner… you can even donate your hair.
However you choose to help, you are doing a truly wonderful thing for kids in need.
Volunteer with Variety
Giving your time is such a rewarding way to help kids in need. You’ll experience first-hand the joy of making a big difference to a child’s life.Join an event
Be a Hero with Heart to help kids in need, now and into the future. By giving monthly, you become a Hero with Heart, joining a passionate community of people investing in a shared vision of a future where all kids get a fair go.Find out more
Whether you take part in a sponsored sporting challenge, hold a bake-off in your workplace or a garage sale at home, get creative and raise funds for a worthy cause.Fundraise now
Join an Event
Come along to one of our iconic and exciting events and have fun while supporting Aussie kids in need! Check out which events are happening near you soon.Join an event
Workplace giving is a tax-effective way to support children in your community with special needs. Making direct donations from your salary is such an easy way to give.Get started
Donate your hair
For a child or adolescent, losing their hair due to illness or disease can have a devastating impact on their self-esteem. Your hair can be made into a wig which can positively change their life.Find out more
Caring people like you have helped thousands of Aussie kids in need
Each year, thousands of kids who are sick, disadvantaged or who have special needs turn to Variety for support when they need it most.
Meet some of the children whose lives have been changed by caring people like you.
Join an event near you
Variety events are held throughout the year across Australia, all raising vital funds for children in need. Search for an event near you by keyword or location.
Variety Brats Bash
The Variety Brats Bash gives Variety Motoring Event entrants the opportunity to take their family on an incredible adventure all while raising funds for Variety – the Children’s Charity.
Organise your own event or start a campaign
Get creative and have fun organising your own event or starting a campaign to support children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs. You are only limited by your imagination!
Other fundraising initiatives
Take part in a sporting event or create your own sponsored fitness challenge. It’s a great excuse to get fit for kids in need.
Hold a movie night, a trivia night, a karaoke contest, or a talent show. You are only limited by your imagination!
Host a morning tea, a special dinner party or a picnic in the park. Dress-up in your finest for a great cause!
Make birthdays and special celebrations count for kids in need too. Ask friends and family to make a donation instead of giving gifts.