Variety of the National Capital Region (Variety DC) serves families in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia, with a special focus on children with mobility disabilities. By partnering with individual supporters, corporate donors and community foundations, Variety DC provides financial grants and life-changing adaptive equipment to meet the basic needs of these special families.
Micah is a five year old with Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD). Due to his diagnosis, he uses a power wheelchair for mobility. He has recently been granted support for a conversion mini-van which will allow transfers in and out of the car to be safer and easier for him. We
Gianna is three years old and was born with FOXG1 Syndrome, a neurological condition caused by an extremely rare genetic mutation. FOXG1 has impaired Gianna’s ability to perform functions such as crawling and walking. Her brain has trouble telling her muscles what to do. Therapy has helped with upper body
Variety, National Capital Region is excited to be part of the Fight for Children Youth Development Institute for the coming year!