2020

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29 Jun: Lockdown saving inspires new digital fundraiser!

A lockdown saving inspires new digital fundraiser! “I wanted to donate £25 from a saving I’ve made during lockdown, on the cups of coffee I’d have paid for whilst out and about!”  Glennis, supporter and friend of Give A Duck.   Our lovely friend Glennis made this donation last weekend and we’re inspired!  Introducing… ‘Show us your mug!’   Show…

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26 Jun: Volunteers Week 1-7 June 2020

Did you know? The estimated annual value of volunteers helping UK charities is £22.6bn Source: https://volunteersweek.org/about-volunteers-week/why-is-volunteering-important/ Volunteers are AMAZING. Harry’s Dad Andrew is the co-founder of Give A Duck and chair to the board of trustees.  He is also one of our mascot volunteers!  At the 2019 Leeds 10K, Andrew volunteered to wear the Chemo Duck mascot to meet the…

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28 May: Leeds Half & Leeds 10K update

IT’S THE NEWS WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR… Update 21/09/2021: Sadly, the Leeds Half Marathon & Leeds 10K have been postponed until 2021 due to Covid-19.  But all is not lost, if you’ve been training or you want to challenge yourself and feel inspired to raise funds for Give A Duck, we’ve created a virtual event in place of the Leeds…

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18 May: Introducing Blue Light Babies!

‘Blue Light Babies’ IS a wonderful group of creatives who connect online via their Facebook group! Jo Owen, founder of Blue Light Babies (pictured above) says – “there is knitting from the KnitWits, crocheting by the Hookers and sewing by the Sew and Sews too!” The members share the projects they have been working on, posting pictures of their creations…

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05 May: #TuesdayGivingNow

TUESDAY 5 MAY IS #GIVINGTUESDAYNOW It’s a global day of unity in response to Covid-19. A day where we can all come together to recognise, celebrate and give thanks for the amazing acts of kindness we have witnessed during this pandemic.  Together we can help. Download, colour in and display this heart in your front window as a sign of…

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09 Apr: Duck Hunt 2020

Join us this weekend for our virtual duck hunt! Between Friday 10 April & Monday 13 April, we invite you to “Go on a Duck Hunt” on www.giveaduck.org.uk to find all the ducks !🐤🐤🐤🐤🐤🐤 Follow these steps to take part: Hunt these ducks = 🐤  on www.giveaduck.org.uk * Visit the donate page Suggested donation £2.50 for the Duck Hunt In…

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12 Mar: Charity of the Year

Berry’s announces their first Charity of the Year partnership! Give A Duck are delighted to announce that our first corporate partner of 2020 is Berry’s Jewellers .  They are a jewellers with branches in Leeds, York, Nottingham and Windsor. Brian Curran, Head of Fundraising at Give A Duck said “We provide support to children with cancer in all these areas…