Tickets for Variety Children's Theatre go on sale Friday!

Photo by Peter Wochniak. Variety Children's Theatre production of Peter Pan musical, girl in wheelchair flies.

Last year at Variety Children's Theatre, Selah soared.

A Variety child whose spina bifida normally confines her to a wheelchair, Selah played a role in our production of Peter Pan that gave her the chance to fly. When a sprinkling of enchanted pixie dust (and a sturdy harness) carried her airborne, the audience collectively gasped. Her family was in tears. And... Continue Reading »

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:07
The Variety Adventure Camp "I CAN!" Awards for Session 4

Variety the Children's Charity of St. Louis gives awards to children with disabilities at Variety Adventure Camp.

During every session of Variety Adventure Camp, our counselors select campers who have embodied Variety's motto of "I CAN!"

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Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:03
We asked Variety parents how therapeutic bicycles helped their kids. Their responses amazed us!

Jacob gets a new adaptive bicycle from Variety the Children's Charity of St. Louis.

One of the toughest things about growing up with a disability is the way it can force a child to the sidelines. When basic physical movements are a challenge, active play becomes intimidating. In the end, the barriers to a child going out and just having fun can become more psychological than physical.

At Variety, we've found that one of the most effective ways to surpass this barrier is... Continue Reading »

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 17:16
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