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2020 Variety Telethon

February 29 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm

2020 Variety Telethon Volunteer Sign Up

Saturday, February 29, 2020

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

Iowa Events Center, Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center Ballroom


As a member of the MercyOne Children’s Hospital Panel, you will help answer phone calls and take pledges to help raise money for Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa, which has contributed nearly $10 million to the Children’s Hospital..  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 MercyOne Children’s Hospital Panel, please register by Friday, February 7. We will notify all volunteers by Friday, February 14 with more information. Thank you for your willingness to serve!

By volunteering, you will be provided with a MercyOne Children’s Hospital t-shirt that you are required to wear that evening. If you are a new volunteer, please select your desired shirt size. If you have volunteered before, please wear your purple MercyOne Children’s Hospital t-shirt that evening.

New volunteers will get their shirts prior to going on stage. You may wear jeans or slacks with your MercyOne Children’s Hospital t-shirt.


Variety – the Children’s Charity has donated nearly $9 million to benefit children served at MercyOne Children’s Hospital. Together with Variety, MercyOne Des Moines 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 MercyOne Des Moines Foundation office at 515-247-3248 or tune into ABC 5 from 9-10 p.m. on Saturday, February 29 to make your gift.

Variety Volunteer


February 29
8:15 pm - 10:00 pm
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