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04 May: Business Works UK Duck Day!

On 14 April, Business Works UK held a Duck Day and raised £305! This amount will fund a flock of 12 Chemo Ducks for children with cancer here in the UK including children receiving treatment at Leeds Children’s Hospital here in Yorkshire. Here’s what their Duck Day involved… 🌟  Staff dressed in yellow 🌟  Jo made cheesecake Easter eggs 🌟 …

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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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15 Apr: Duck Days in memory of Arlo

DUCK DAYS are quickly filling diaries everywhere! Jodie has been super busy arranging Duck Day events throughout April, take a look at her Duck Day activities: 💙  09/04 – Lock Lane Duck Day KO 14:30 £1 from every £3 ticket submission will go to GAD. Merchandise sale – Bake sale – Raffle – Name the Duck – Duck Mascot –…

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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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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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01 Mar: Duck Day 2022

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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28 Feb: Meet Lexi

On 6 May 2021, Lexi age 11 was diagnosed with a brain tumour. “We have been trying to talk Lexi into having a port for a while now and as soon as the nurse specialist brought the Chemo Duck in and showed her how it would all be done she instantly agreed. Here is Lexi with Chemo Duck the day…

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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…