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Happy International Children’s Day!!

Posted on Nov 20, 2017 in LATEST NEWS

Happy International Children’s Day!!

Today and every November 20th, the world celebrates International Children’s Day. In 1954 (just 3 years after Variety Ireland’s formation!), the United Nations established an annual date to promote international togetherness and awareness among children worldwide. So, on this very special day, we are celebrating children’s empowerment and helping them to ‘slay their...

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MyIBA Aviva Industry Soccer Tournament

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 in LATEST NEWS

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 the coveted title of Insurance Industry Football Champions 2017.  MyIBA are hoping that the Aviva Football Tournament will raise enough funds to be able to place a swing in Dublin’s Zoo which is designed for children in wheelchairs to allow them enjoy the same experience...

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Mum’s List Legacy for Variety

Posted on Nov 25, 2016 in LATEST NEWS

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 – the Children’s Charity of Ireland and Variety International Board Member, acclaimed author, motivational speaker and co-executive producer of the movie, Derek O’Neill has developed the program “Mums List Legacy,” an empowering workshop geared towards both...

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Braille Books Donated!

Posted on Sep 27, 2016 in LATEST NEWS, TESTIMONIALS

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 by blind and visually impaired children living all over Ireland. For fledging readers, colourful, picture books are essential to get young children interested in reading. In the case of blind and visually impaired children,...

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Boat for Hope 2016

Posted on Jun 20, 2016 in LATEST NEWS

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 included pirate water battles and hunts for precious treasure, were followed by a BBQ, ice-cream, face-painting, balloon making and musical entertainment back on-shore. Despite the unfortunate weather, we have had fantastic reports from the families who joined...

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