Chemo Duck

Duck day

02 Apr: Duck Day – launches today!

  Our new fundraiser for 2022 is now LIVE!!! From 2nd to 22nd April, Duck Day events will be taking place across the UK and we’re super excited! We cannot wait to see and hear all about your Duck Day plans. Please comment below to let us know what you’re up to or e-mail us info@giveaduck.org.uk We’d love to share…

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29 Mar: Meet Matilda

“I can’t even begin to put into words how helpful it has been to have out little Chemo Duck and how thankful we are for the support you give to children with cancer. Matilda received her Chemo Duck about 2 weeks ago now and it’s been an amazing resource for us to explain the procedures she has done. She finds…

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22 Mar: The power of connection

  Never underestimate the power of your connections. Earlier this month we received a surprise donation of £500 via the website from CR Civil Engineering Ltd.   The donation was made as a result of our relationship with D&D London North. Read on to find out how… “I first heard about this charity when I dined in a restaurant (Crafthouse)…

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14 Mar: Meet Kaston

“Kaston, aged 8 from Cornwall was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia on 23rd July 2020. He had a hard 8 months of induction treatment and is currently in maintenance phase of treatment with 19 months left to go. He loves his Chemo Duck He has called him “Super Duck”. He loves that he has a wiggly like himself and loves…

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09 Mar: Meet Hayley

“I just wanted to say a huge thank you for the ducks, outfits information packs etc our patients really love them and today I watched a newly diagnosed patient clean and put ‘medicine’ into her ducks wiggly whilst she was having hers and it was so lovely to see and it really helped her through her treatment.  We can’t thank…

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15 Feb: Duck Day

From 2nd to 22nd April, we’re inviting you to host a… Duck Day! And yes, you guessed it – the day involves mini rubber ducks! Organise a…Bake sale / Dress down day / Raffle / Quiz / Wear Yellow Day – the choice is yours. The aim of your Duck Day is to raise a minimum of £100 to fund…

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27 Jan: Meet Gordon

On Tuesday this week the lovely Gordon from Mailbox Express collected a van full of duck orders… 161 Chemo Ducks 89 Huggable Hopes These special ducks are now on their way to hospitals across the UK, ready to be introduced to families facing childhood cancer. And there’s many more orders going out next week! Thank you for your donations. Because…

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03 Jan: Meet Oscar

  “Oscar was 3 years old when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in September 2021. I heard about The Give A Duck Foundation from a cancer support group on Facebook and contacted the charity to request a port Chemo Duck for Oscar as he is struggling with his central line. I knew this wonderful duck would help support…

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16 Dec: Keeping Arlo’s memory alive

Meet Jodie Jodie started volunteering in the office in September helping in so many ways; preparing orders for the hospitals and direct requests from families, database updates, thanking and banking and collection tin management. There’s always lots to do in the office, especially when we receive a large delivery of outfits from Blue Light Babies.  Thanks to Jodie, all the…

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05 Dec: 10k Santa run in Edinburgh!

Kelly is training for the Edinburgh Christmas 10K which takes place on 5th December in honour of her niece.   “My amazing niece is currently undergoing chemotherapy in Glasgow Sick Kids Hospital for acute myeloid leukaemia. It is a gruelling treatment and she will be staying in hospital for the duration of her treatment including her first birthday. Inspired by…