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Variety Telethon

March 3, 2018 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm

2018 Variety Telethon Volunteer Sign Up

Saturday March 3rd, 2018

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 16. First priority will be given to employees of departments who have benefitted from Variety’s generosity. Due to the high level of interest, we will notify all volunteers by Friday, February 23 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!

Volunteers are required to wear a provided T-shirt. T-shirts are the same long-sleeve, green shirts as last year. Please only order one if you do not have one.

 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 & Clinics 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 3 to make your gift.

Variety Volunteer


March 3, 2018
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
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