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Helping sick, disadvantaged and children with special needs since 1951.

Jumping for Joy!

Below is a little testimonial to thank you! “We would like to thank Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland for helping our baby in this difficult time when we couldn’t afford to get our beloved child sensory, cause and effect toys which he required to overcome his developmental needs. Our Son, 21 months old …

Women’s Mini Marathon

The time has come once more to take part in the largest event of its kind in the word – the annual VHI Women’s Mini Marathon! The event will take place on Sunday 3rd June 2018 in Dublin City Centre. Why not join us on the day and help to raise funds for a child …

MyIBA Aviva Industry Soccer Tournament

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland are delighted to be chosen as the 2017 Charity Partner for the IBA (Irish Brokers Association). On 7th September 12 teams of 8 players will take part in the MyIBA Aviva Industry Soccer Tournament for Charity. Kick off will be at 4pm and the teams will compete for …

Mum’s List Legacy for Variety

Based on the best selling book, Mum’s List is the inspiring story of a family whose lives are turned upside down when Kate, is diagnosed with incurable cancer. Kate writes a list of her thoughts and memories to help her husband create the best life possible for their two sons after she is gone. Variety …

Braille Books Donated!

We were delighted to be able to provide 141 Braille Twin Vision Books to ChildVision, Ireland’s only totally dedicated education and therapy centre for blind and multi-disabled children. “Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland has provided funding to ChildVision Library for the purchase of 141 braille twin vision books. These books will be used …

Boat for Hope 2016

On Sunday 19th June 2016, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland hosted our fourth ‘Boat for Hope’ event in Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin. Over 70 children with special needs and their families were invited to this giving day that saw adventure on both land and the high seas. Pirate themed boat trips, which …

Congrats to our Mini Marathon Ladies!

We would like to say a huge Congratulations and Thank You to all the ladies who took part in the 2016 Women’s Mini Marathon, on behalf of Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland! 35,000 participants took part in this years event, which took place on Bank Holiday Monday 6th June in Dublin. It’s the …

A New Trike – One Mother’s Story

Maeve and Francis are twins that between them face many more challenges than most other 5 years olds. With the support of the Tadhg Ó Fainín Foundation, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland has been able to provide the twins with a specially adapted trike.  Here’s what their mother says… “Learning to ride a …

Equine Therapy for Matthew!

Matthew is a little boy who has cerebral palsy and ASD. With the generous help of the Tadhg Ó Fainín Foundation, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland has been able to provide six months of equine therapy to Matthew. “Therapeutic Riding helps Matthew in many ways, he has been attending for 3 years and has gained a huge …

A Trike for Uisneach!

With the generous help of the Tadhg Ó Fainín Foundation, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland has been able to provide many children with specialised equipment, such as specially adapted trikes. One such recipient is Uisneach who has a rare syndrome called 1p36 deletion syndrome. This syndrome causes low muscle tone and a range of medical …