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Variety Show of Hearts telethon 2021 raises more than $6.6M

Variety The Children's Charity Show of Hearts Telethon will take place Saturday, Feb. 20 from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Variety The Children's Charity

The Variety – the Children’s Charity Show of Hearts Telethon raised $6,681,873 million for kids with special needs over the weekend.

Viewers tuned in to meet some of the kids Variety helps during the 55th Annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon, which aired Saturday on Global BC.

Last year’s Show of Hearts raised $5,515,238 to benefit children with special needs province-wide.

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

Here are some of the heartwarming stories of children and their families who have been helped by Variety – the Children’s Charity.

Show of Hearts 2021: Emiliano’s story

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Show of Hearts 2021: Emiliano’s story – Feb 20, 2021

Show of Hearts 2021: Karista’s story

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Show of Hearts 2021: Karista’s story – Feb 20, 2021

Show of Hearts 2021: Where are they now? Sean

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Show of Hearts 2021: Where are they now? Sean – Feb 20, 2021

Show of Hearts 2021: Tommy’s story

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Show of Hearts 2021: Tommy’s story – Feb 20, 2021

Show of Hearts 2021: Luke’s story

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Show of Hearts 2021: Luke’s story – Feb 20, 2021

Show of Hearts 2021: Joseph & Logan’s story

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Show of Hearts 2021: Joseph & Logan’s story – Feb 20, 2021

Show of Hearts 2021: Maram’s story

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Show of Hearts 2021: Maram’s story – Feb 20, 2021

Show of Hearts: Layla’s story

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Show of Heart: Layla’s story – Feb 20, 2021

Show of Hearts 2021: Where are they now? Jayden and Ashton

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Show of Hearts 2021: Where are they now? Jayden and Ashton – Feb 20, 2021

Show of Hearts 2021: Jenna’s new wheelchair

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Show of Hearts 2021: Jenna’s new wheelchair – Feb 20, 2021

Show of Hearts: Emma’s story

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Show of Hearts: Emma’s story – Feb 20, 2021

 

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Variety’s annual Tree of Hearts fundraiser goes virtual – Dec 3, 2020

 

 

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— With files from Amy Judd and Claire Fenton