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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 –…

Esther

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…

Matilda

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…

Duck day

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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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…

Diagnosis day

25 Sep: Meet Isobel

“Isobel was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia at the age of 2. Her diagnosis was a complete shock to us all…” “Isobel was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia at the age of 2. Her diagnosis was a complete shock to us all, as although she was pale and a bit off her food she hadn’t been unwell. Our fabulous GP…