Variety – The Children’s Charity, is planning a spectacular celebration for the 50th anniversary of its Show of Hearts Telethon. Happening Valentine’s Day weekend (February 13 & 14, 2016) festivities will be hosted by ET Canada’s Erin Cebula at The Centre in Downtown Vancouver and will also be live on Global BC from The Theatre at the Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam.
Variety’s 50th Show of Hearts Telethon
Now you can watch the Show of Hearts Telethon from the comfort of your living room or the comfort of The Centre’s theatre seats! British Columbia’s alternative rock band 54-40 has a new album, “La Difference”, and they’re joining Variety’s celebrations along with Five Alarm Funk, Sophie Simmons, Vancouver TheatreSports League, Jim Byrnes, Barney Bentall, Dustin Bentall, and more – live!
are $50 each and can be purchased online now net proceeds benefitting Variety. Cut-ins of the performances on February 13th and 14th will be aired live on Global BC from the main stage of the telethon produced from The Theatre at the Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam.
UPDATE February 9, 2016 Tickets are now available by donation!
Live Show from The Centre
Saturday, February 13, 2016
7:30pm to 11:00pm
54-40, Charlie, Aaron Pritchett, Five Alarm Funk, Sophie Simmons, Vancouver TheatreSports League, Sarah McLachlan School of Music.
Sunday, February 14, 2016
2:30pm to 5:30pm
Jim Byrnes, Colleen Rennison, Shari Ulrich, Barney Bentall, Dustin Bentall, Chilliwack.
Plan a date night with your sweetheart for the Show of Hearts Telethon and contribute to a very worthy cause. Join @Miss604 in the Social Lounge, online or offline, using the tag #SOH50 and @VarietyBC throughout the weekend. Whether you’re tuning into Global BC online (there’s a live stream this year), on your television or joining us at The Centre, you can help support kids with special needs in BC during the Show of Hearts Telethon.
About the Show of Hearts Telethon and Variety
The Show of Hearts Telethon raises millions of dollars each year for kids with special needs, and Variety makes it easy for generous donors in BC to get involved and change a child’s life: tune in to Global BC on February 13 and 14 and call 310-KIDS to donate; text “KIDS” to 45678; or visit Variety’s website to make a donation online.
Variety steps in where health care ends, providing direct help to children in B.C. with special needs. For 50 years Variety has ensured children have support to reach their unique potential. Since 2010 Variety has distributed more than $18 million in funding to families and organizations in BC.