Tour de Palm Springs

Contact Annika Renteria, Outreach Coordinator at annika@varietyofthedesert.org to join Team Variety for the 1-3 mile walk. Children and family members are welcome! Stay tuned for more information about next year’s event.


Golf scramble

This annual golf tournament brings the community together at Indian Wells Country Club to enjoy a round of golf in a picturesque setting for a fun afternoon while supporting and raising funds in support of the children of the Coachella Valley. You don’t want to miss it!


women of wonder luncheon

Thank you for attending this year’s Women of Wonder Luncheon, celebrating the impact that women of the Desert have had on the lives of children across the Coachella Valley. You can relive the beautiful moments by viewing our photo gallery in the link below. For sponsorship or ticket assistance to next year’s event, please contact our Development Coordinator at 760-773-9800 ext 103 or Development@varietyofthedesert.org.


Wine and Dine Around the World

Hosted at the Palm Springs Air Museum, Wine & Dine Around the World is a wine-tasting event featuring over 300 wines from 9 different countries, paired with regional hors d’oeuvres. The event is a culmination of “Wine Down Wednesday”, an annual summertime series of tastings supporting nearly 15 Coachella Valley nonprofits.


Art From the Heart

Nurturing the innate creative talents of our community’s children through the joyful medium of art.


Fall Carnival

Giving back to our community’s children and families through our much anticipated annual fall carnival!



Every year for the past 27 years, the BIG 106 KPLM Cares for Kids Radiothon raises funds to serve the children of the Coachella Valley through critical programs and services, including Variety’s annual bike presentation in December.


bike giveaway

Variety works with all Coachella Valley school districts to provide disadvantaged elementary students with a bicycle and helmet. Students are nominated by their teachers for demonstrating good citizenship, exceptional effort, and respect for self, family and teachers. Palm Springs Motors in Cathedral City generously hosts this annual event which has gifted over 8,300 children!