Variety Show of Hearts Telethon

Sunday - February 10, 2019       9:30am - 5:30pm

Variety Show of Hearts Telethon 2019

About Variety Show of Hearts Telethon

The 53rd Annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon returns to Global BC on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Throughout the eight-hour telecast on Global BC, viewers will see their donor dollars in action as 7-year-old Baillie takes them to one of her physiotherapy sessions paid for by Variety. Her sessions along with her custom orthotics will help Baillie stay as active as possible as she battles Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a form of Muscular Dystrophy. They will also see how 4-year-old Patrick who struggles with Speech Apraxia and Goldenhar Syndrome is progressing with his weekly speech and language sessions. Additionally, they’ll witness Abby getting her first walker which will help strengthen her muscles and give her a sense of independence that the 2-year-old has never experienced.

Since 2010, Variety has distributed more than $30 million in funding to families and organizations in communities province-wide. Funding from Variety goes toward mobility programs, specialized therapies, mental wellness, educational programs and bursaries for learning disabilities along with life-saving medical equipment and supplies. Variety’s goal is to always work towards their vision so that every child with special needs throughout the province can achieve their full potential and thrive.