To meet the increased need for help, Variety will be holding a three-day event, kicking off today on Global BC where viewers will meet some of the amazing kids they’ve helped in 2022.
Stories will run on Global News Morning, Global News at Noon and Global News Hour at 6.
Viewers will then get to meet more of B.C.’s kids when the 56th Annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon airs on Global BC on Saturday, Feb. 26 from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Read more: Show of Hearts 2022 stories – Day 1
Here are the stories from day two:
Entertainers have lent their support to Variety over the 56-year history of the Telethon. This year, Canadian music icon Colin James brings his rockin’ blues to the Show of Hearts Stage.
Variety is now providing grants for children who require music therapy to help with their specific conditions. One performer who knows the value of music and how it can help kids with special needs is the 2022 Show of Hearts performer Adrian Anantawan.
Mihai Covaser has been part of the Variety family since he was a five-year-old receiving an adapted bike. Now, as a young man, Mihai advocates for educational change and recently took part in the Global Youth Disability Summit.