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30 Apr: Duck Day 1: *Warning* if you like cake – look away now!! 

Duck Day 1 – is the new fundraising event for 2022, where we challenge you to raise £100 to fund a flock of Ducks! Here’s our first wonderful Duck Day feature…and there’s plenty more to come! Heaven-leigh came across Give A Duck on Instagram and here’s what happened next… “I decided to do a bake off at my work –…

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26 Apr: Meet Elodie

In March 2022, Elodie age was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).   Chemo Duck was introduced to Elodie by her Oncology Nurse at her local shared care hospital Glan Clwyd Hospital. Her brother Harry received a Huggable Hope to be his support and companion whilst Elodie spends time in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital for her cancer treatment. “Elodie loves…

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13 Apr: Sisters prepare for ‘wee wander’ Kiltwalk

On 24 April 2022, sisters Holly and Emily will be taking part in the Glasgow ‘wee wander’ Kiltwalk, a 5 mile fundraiser to help raise vital funds for The Give A Duck Foundation. “We chose to support Give A Duck Foundation as they supported a good friend, Chloe, following her ALM Leukaemia diagnosis in Spring 2021. I know Chloe loved…

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05 Apr: Meet Esther

Esther was 3 years old when she was diagnosed with leukaemia in November 2021. Esther received her Chemo Duck via the Hospital Play Team at Great Ormond Street Hospital. “We absolutely love Esther’s Chemo Duck (known affectionately as ‘Ducky’!) – he comes to every single hospital appointment with us. Role playing with him really normalises Esther’s treatment for her and…

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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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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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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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10 Feb: Let’s talk boxes…

…this time it’s the cardboard variety not the collection!   Shout out to Sheard Packaging , the largest independent corrugated box plant in the UK, for creating and donating the best boxes for our duck deliveries!   It’s important we know our ducks travel safely. Deliveries to hospitals throughout the UK and direct requests are sent in Sheard Packaging and…

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02 Feb: Arlo’s Army raise £10k

Arlo was diagnosed with juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia (JMML) in April 2020, a rare blood cancer. In February 2021, Arlo passed away, he was 2 years old.   Photo: Arlo & ‘Ducky’ Arlo received a Chemo Duck via the Play Service in Leeds Children’s Hospital and named him ‘Ducky’, he went everywhere with him. With the support of Jodie and Paul’s…