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48th Annual Variety Telethon - 2022

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While the 48th Annual Variety Telethon will not happen in the traditional sense, the show must go on! Variety and hundreds of wonderful volunteers are still raising money for Iowa's children, culminating in March, 2022.

The Variety Telethon will be broadcast on March 5, 2022 from 7-8 p.m. on We Are Iowa - Local 5 and.  The program will highlight the children and organizations that receive Variety’s support. 


Since 1975, Iowans have joined together to contribute their time, talent and hearts to the annual Variety Telethon. It is the foundation Variety - the Children's Charity of Iowa was built upon and is the highlight of each year. Traditionally, a line-up of local and international celebrities appear on-air, along with thousands of individual and corporate volunteers and donors who pledge their ongoing time and support to Iowa’s children. The Telethon also highlights the many ways Variety helps children, and features organizations that benefit from local support.

Every dollar makes a difference, and with your support, we can continue helping children in Iowa reach their full potential. 


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