Variety —The Children’s Charity of Southern California (Tent 25) is made up of men and women primarily in the entertainment industry who raise the much-needed funds to help children in the Southern California community. The money raised in our community stays in our community, and our primary goal is to provide support wherever the need is greatest.


Variety is dedicated to inspiring hope, enriching lives and building a better future for the children of Southern California. We pride ourselves on being able to act nimbly in order to meet the evolving conditions encompassing our region —addressing each case in a timely, impartial manner. We are a 501(c)3 organization.

Since 1941 Variety of Southern California has raised over $60 million to help the children of Southern California. We are the local chapter of a worldwide network, Variety International —the Children’s Charity,

dedicated to providing lifesaving support for disabled, abused, physically-challenged and underprivileged children. Since 1928, Variety has raised over $1.7 billion worldwide to aid our very special kids around the globe.