EveryStep Receives $30,000 in Grants from Variety - the Children’s Charity

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EveryStep's Amanda the Panda and Stork’s Nest programs received $30,000 in grants from Variety - the Children’s Charity. 

EveryStep Grief & Loss Services’ Amanda the Panda program received $15,000 to support the expansion of services and programming, including launching virtual support groups and camps, social dinners and creating grief backpacks for school groups. 

EveryStep’s Stork’s Nest program, an educational incentive program rewarding participating parents for positive parenting behavior, received $15,000 toward the purchase of vital safety infant safety items, such as cribs, car seats and other essentials. 

“EveryStep provides vital resources and support to our communities. This has never been more important than during the current pandemic,” Tray Wade, CEO and president of EveryStep, said. “The generosity of Variety - the Children’s Charity grants allow the organization to live out its mission each day.” 

Variety - the Children’s Charity is dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged, at-risk and special needs children throughout Iowa. Grant funding is provided to programs and initiatives that directly impact the well-being of children. For more information on Variety grants and programs please visit varietyiowa.com.