Variety -- the Children’s Charity has donated $30,000 to EveryStep for its Amanda the Panda and Stork’s Nest programs. The Amanda the Panda program provides grief and loss services. It will receive $15,000 to support the launch of virtual support groups and camps, social dinners and creating grief backpacks for school groups. The Stork’s Nest program is an educational incentive program that rewards parents for positive parenting behavior. It will receive $15,000 for the purchase of vital infant safety items, such as cribs and car seats. “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 in a news release. “The generosity of Variety - the Children’s Charity grants allow the organization to live out its mission each day.” EveryStep is a nonprofit organization serving vulnerable Iowans through more than 32 community-based health care and social support programs. Last year, the organization served more than 67,000 Iowans.