Kids on the Go

provides grants for mobility equipment that insurance does not cover


Variety at Play

provides inclusive, accessible programming for the whole family!


Live to Achieve

encourages participation and excellence in adaptive sports.


The mission of Variety of Illinois is to improve the quality of life for children with disabilities by providing the equipment and experiences needed to reach their highest potential. This is accomplished through programs such as Variety at Play, offering inclusive, accessible activities for the whole family, Kids on the Go that provides mobility equipment not covered by insurance for children with disabilities, and Live to Achieve that encourages participation & excellence in adaptive sports. Through a network of 44 chapters in 13 countries, Variety the Children’s Charity envisions a state where all children can actively participate in their communities and experience the joys that come with being a kid!

About Us

Variety the Children’s Charity believes every child deserves access to lead a full, active life. Through an array of programs and fundraising endeavors, Variety of Illinois helps to give children with disabilities the freedom and independence to live life and fulfill their roles in society.

Get Involved

Variety is making a better future for our community by connecting people who care to programs that enable children to reach their full potential. Variety is helping create opportunities for children to fully share in the experiences of life.


Your generous contribution supports this program and others that serve to better children’s lives. Pay tribute to a loved one, living or deceased, with a gift in their name. Honor someone special for a birthday, anniversary, holiday or other special occasion with a donation that will make a lifesaving difference.

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