February 1, 2019 6:17 pm
Updated: February 10, 2019 10:25 pm

53rd annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon

The Variety Show of Hearts Telethon takes place on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019.

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The 53rd annual Variety Show of Hearts will be taking place on Feb. 10, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The one-day show will be packed with live musical guests, entertainers and stories from kids around B.C. who are being helped by Variety, The Children’s Charity.

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Along with Global BC personalities including Chris Gailus, Sophie Lui, Squire Barnes and Kristi Gordon, this year’s phenomenal line-up of live entertainment will feature singer-songwriter Shawn Hook, Canadian world music group Delhi 2 Dublin, country music trio The Heels and Motown soul diva, Krystle Dos Santos and more.

Actor, author and social activist, George Takei will also be taking part in the event.

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Donations can be made online, toll-free by phone at 310-KIDS, or by texting “KIDS” to 45678 to make an automatic $20 contribution.

Follow all the news online with the hashtag #ShowOfHearts.

Last year’s event saw Variety raise an astounding $5.5 million.

Funds given to Variety support children across the province who are sick or have special needs. Variety gives grants for medical emergencies, therapies, specialized equipment, and out-of-town accommodation and travel costs.

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