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The Power of Storytelling

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Marketing, Storytelling

The goal of your Derby Duck Race is not only to raise funds for your nonprofit organization but to use it as another platform to bring awareness about your organization’s cause. Your story will have an impact on how many duck adoptions you receive, whether they are done online through your Equack website or in person at adoption events. It …

Rubber Duck Race

Ducks For Water Safety

GAME EVENTS 2019 Duck Race

This weekend, our ducks are kicking off the 2019 season in Naples, Florida! The Great Naples Duck Race is raising funds as well as awareness to keep kids safe around water. Hosted by NCH Safe & Healthy Children’s Coalition, the organization partners with agencies throughout Collier County to improve the health and safety of children in the community. A few of their efforts …

Rubber Duck Race

A Quacky Holiday

GAME EVENTS Marketing

Although it’s the off-season for our ducks, they have been quite busy making holiday appearances. If you have a duck race coming up, holiday-related events/posts are a great way to incorporate ducks to get the community excited. Here are some fun ways our racers have used ducks throughout the holiday season. Parade Float Quacky Santa 3. Elf on the Shelf 4. …

Rubber Duck Race

60,000 Derby Ducks in the Windy City

GAME EVENTS 2018 Weekend Duck Races, Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Racer Spotlight, rubber duck race

Tomorrow, 60,000 rubber ducks will make a splash in Downtown Chicago for the 13th Annual Chicago Ducky Derby! The duck race has been a staple fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois and raised over $300,000 last year for their athletes. All proceeds benefit more than 23,000 athletes and approximately 20,000 Young Athletes across Illinois, to allow the athletes to participate in the …

28th Annual Mid-Columbia Duck Race This Weekend

Game Events Fundraising, Fundraising Community, rubber duck race

28th Annual Mid-Columbia Duck Race The 28th Annual Mid-Columbia Duck Race this weekend returns to Kennewick, WA on Saturday, October 8, 2016.   Hosted by the Tri-Cities Rotary, duck race fans can enjoy vendors, hot dogs, bounce houses and more! Goodie bags will be given out for the first 150 children attending the race!  A total of 40,000 Derby Ducks will splash down …

Email Campaign Ideas for your Derby Duck Race

GAME EVENTS Fundraising Information, Marketing, rubber duck race

A great way to get the word out about your Derby Duck Race is through email. Instead of the regular “Adopt a Duck” informational emails, here are some fun campaigns you can use to increase your duck adoptions. Here are some email campaign ideas for your Derby Duck Race: Save the Date  Include a Save the Date image in your monthly …

A Weekend Filled with Derby Ducks and Turbo Turtles

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Community

We have a weekend filled with Derby Ducks and Turbo Turtles.  Check them out and support these fantastic nonprofit organizations today!   Center for Prevention of Abuse The first race of the weekend is no first-timer to duck racing! The Center for Prevention of Abuse is racing for the 28th year! On Saturday, August 27 join 25,000 Derby Ducks at Eastside …

August Stays Busy with Three Derby Duck Races this Weekend

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Community

Over 45,000 Derby Ducks will take the plunge this weekend for three quacky nonprofit organizations! Check them out and Adopt a Duck today! Remember, you don’t need to be present to win!    The GREAT Texarkana Duck Race Who: CHRISTUS St. Michael Foundation CHRISTUS St. Michael provides patient-centered quality care through the Center for Joint Replacement, the designated Primary Stroke …

7 Lucky Derby Duck Races this Weekend

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

We have a full weekend of Derby Ducks racing across the country! Over 80,000 Derby Ducks will dip into seven states to race for some quacktastic nonprofit organizations. Check them out and Adopt a Duck today!    Atlanta’s 11th Annual Duck Pluck Who: Special Olympics Georgia Special Olympics Georgia provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults …

Success from the Start: 5 Things to Know when Considering a Derby Duck Race Fundraiser

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Community

Here at GAME we want all of our nonprofit duck races to be a success from the start. With all the excitement of adding a new quacky fundraiser to your nonprofit organization, we don’t want you to lose sight on what is needed to pull off a quacktastic event. Here are five things to always remember from the start, middle, …