Variety, the Children’s Charity of Texas envisions a world without isolation and stigma for children with special needs and their families. Serving over 7000 children with special needs, their families and their peers, Variety makes a difference by providing resources and empowering experiences for all. Variety’s Peaceable Kingdom is a beautiful 122-acre summer camp and retreat center located near Killeen, in the heart of Central Texas. Variety’s summer camp program serves over 500 children with special needs and/or chronic illness. Additionally, over 6500 Central Texas students of all abilities participate in outdoor education, environmental education and leadership programs. Programs at Variety’s Peaceable Kingdom empower children through adventure, nature and play.
The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation is one of the few charities created by the movie industry for the people in the industry. WRMPPF also operates programs that contribute to the greater well-being of people in communities throughout the country.
The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Since 2004, Cinemark has participated in St. Jude’s Thanks and Giving Campaign that helps fundraise for and build awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.