Join us in improving the lives of children living with disabilities, disadvantage or illness in the Coachella Valley.

Your generous support provides children to critical support they need!

Variety – the Children’s Charity of the Desert is a 501(c)3 organization and gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law. 

Show your ongoing program support with monthly giving:

Make a critical one-time donation to help us reach children in need:

Rather Pay by Check?

Please make your check payable to Variety of the Desert and mail it to: Variety – the Children’s Charity of the Desert, 42600 Cook Street, Suite 131, Palm Desert, California 92211

Or choose a different way to join Variety – the Children’s Charity of the Desert with a legacy gift, an IRA or stock donation, and more.

Contact Heidi Maldoon, Executive Director, at 760-773-9800 or for assistance with planned giving you would like to make. 

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What Drives Us

Our Mission

Variety - the Children’s Charity of the Desert, is dedicated to promoting the health, mobility, independence and social inclusion of special needs and disadvantaged children throughout the Coachella Valley.

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