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2019 Variety Telethon

March 9 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm

2019 Variety Telethon Volunteer Sign Up

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Arrive: 8:15 p.m. | On Air: 9:00 – 10 p.m.

Iowa Events Center, Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center Ballroom


As a member of the Mercy Panel, you will help answer phone calls and take pledges to help raise money for Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa.  In addition, please bring along phone numbers of family and friends to call and raise further support.

If you are interested in serving on the Mercy Panel, please register by Friday, February 15. First priority will be given to employees of departments who have benefited from Variety’s generosity. We will notify all volunteers by Friday, February 22 if they are able to serve on the Mercy panel. Once you have been notified, please secure your spot by replying back to confirm your availability. Thanks so much for your willingness to serve!

By volunteering, you will be provided a Mercy Children’s Hospital t-shirt (with the new logo!) that you are required to wear that evening. Please select your desired shirt size.

Shirts will be available for pick up at the event prior to going on stage. You may wear jeans or slacks with your Mercy Children’s Hospital t-shirt.


Variety – the Children’s Charity has donated more than $9 Million to benefit children served at Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines. Together with Variety, Mercy has been able to purchase necessary state-of-the-art equipment, expand the NICU, PICU, Pediatric and Behavioral Health units, and so much more. Your gift to the Variety Telethon you can be part of this great mission serving children in Iowa. Contact the Mercy Foundation office at (515) 247-3248 or tune into ABC 5 from 9-10 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 to make your gift.

Variety Volunteer


March 9
8:15 pm - 10:00 pm


MercyOne Des Moines Foundation
(515) 247-3248


Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
833 5th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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(515) 564-8000