We are eternally grateful to all of our partners across WNY. These boots on the ground represent the truly grassroots nature of Variety. From the generous public who send in their checks or call in pledges during the Telethon to these special groups highlighted below, it is thanks to YOU that the Variety Kids Telethon is such a success!

Join these groups of loyal Western New Yorkers and become a Telethon Partner today!


Join these unions who supported and raised money for the Variety Kids Telethon! Thank you for all of your hard work.

Amalgamated Transit Union 1342
Bricklayers Local #3
Buffalo AFL-CIO
Buffalo Building & Construction Trades Council
Buffalo Central Labor Council
CSEA Western Region 6
CWA 1115
CWA 1122
CWA 1133
CWA 1168
CWA District 1
Heat & Frost Insulators
IBEW Local #41
International Union Of Operating Engineers, Local 793
Iron Workers Local #6
IUOE Local 17
IUOE 463
IUPAT District Council 4

Laborers Local #210
Niagara County Building & Construction Trades Council
Niagara-Orleans Building Trades
Orleans County Correctional NYSCOPBA
Professional Employee Federation
Roofers Local #74
SEIU Local 1199
Teamsters Local 264
Teamsters Local 449
Teamsters Joint Council #46
UAW Region 9
UAW Local 774
UAW Local 897
USW 135L
USW 897
Western NY Area Labor Federation
WNY Area Labor Federation,AFL-CIO

Satellite/ Veteran Groups

These satellite groups represent Variety on the ground throughout the Western New York Community. They organize, raise funds, and get the word out about our work. Thank you for your dedication and hard work!

Wellsville Satellite
Greek Satellite
American Legion Post 735

Fire Halls

Join these amazing Fire Companies who Supported And Raised Money For The Variety Kids Telethon! Thank You For All Of Your Hard Work.

Bellevue Volunteer Fire
Doyle #2 Volunteer Fire
Brighton Volunteer Fire


Grants from foundations are an important source of funding for Variety. We are extremely grateful for the generous support from these foundations.

Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents
Wildermuth Memorial Foundation