Variety the Children’s Charity of Georgia Gifts Six Children Mobility Bikes
Johns Creek (Alpharett), GA (January 2018) – Six Children from Metro Atlanta received a mobility bike at the 5th Annual Variety Santa Fun Run. The rescheduled event took place on Saturday, December 30! As part of its Freedom program, Variety of Georgia – The Children’s Charity
The bike presentation preceded the annual Santa Fun Run 5K. Over a hundred people came to support Variety at the 5K. Much fun was had by all the participants and many even ran in our Holiday Santa suits. Many sponsors made this event possible. The Coca-Cola Company, The Max Challenge, Clif Bar, Goldfish Swim School, Andretti, Country Financial, and McDowell Chiropractic helped sponsor this fun Holiday event.
Through these generous donations, Variety of Georgia, can fulfill their mission dedicated to enriching, improving and fulfilling the lives of children living with disabilities and disadvantages. The Variety Freedom Program helps kids gain mobility, confidence, freedom and independence; it gives them the chance to join in the life of their community. Every child that we can give the gift of mobility is an investment in improving the future for everyone. Variety, through its Freedom Program regularly assists families in procuring durable medical equipment and services designed to increase access for a child with limited mobility to his or her community, as well as build his or her sense of independence, when the family cannot afford it and insurance denies aid.
About Variety of Georgia, Tent 21
Tent 21 was established in Atlanta in 1939 as the 21st chapter of Variety International, commonly known as the World’s Greatest Children’s Charity. Variety of Georgia is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The charity’s mission is to enrich, improve, and fulfill the lives of children with disabilities or disadvantages. Echoing the first Variety fundraising event, a circus-themed affair held under a big-top, clubs are often called “Tents” and members “Barkers.” Following the tradition of the founders of the first Tent in Pittsburgh, Pa., 80 percent of the members of Tent 21 hail from the motion picture industry, though membership is open to all who care about children. For more information, please visit http://www.varietyofgeorgia.org/. Visit Variety of Georgia – The Children’s Charity on Facebook and Twitter.