It’s officially springtime so you know what that means – it’s race season! Ocala, Brevard, Naples, Tampa, and Ft. Lauderdale were the first cities to kick off the beginning of the derby duck fundraising season. Keep reading to learn more about the rest of our upcoming fundraising events in the month of April!
April 15 – Second Harvest Food Bank
Second Harvest Food Bank is excited to host their second Acadiana Duck Derby in Louisiana on April 15th. Second Harvest leads the fight against hunger in South Louisiana by providing food access, advocacy, education, and disaster response. They provide food and support to 700+ community partners and programs across 23 parishes. All proceeds from the Acadiana Duck Derby benefit Second Harvest Food Bank and their work fighting hunger every day across Acadiana!
April 22 – Partners for Quality
All proceeds from the Steel City Duck Derby benefit the Partners For Quality family of nonprofit agencies. The family fun event includes games, music, food, face painting and more! Headquartered in McKees Rocks, Partners For Quality provides administrative management for organizations that serve individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges.
April 29 – Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash
The 2023 Duck Splash will be the 18th Year for the KIDS! The Annual Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash proceeds benefit numerous youth oriented non-profit organizations, programs, activities and schools throughout the city of Glendale and other communities of Los Angeles County. More than $1,200,000 has gone back into community programs benefitting local children and youth!
April 29 – Ken-Ducky Derby
This year marks the 20th Annual Ken-Ducky Derby for Harbor House of Louisville! It is their largest fundraiser of the year and at least 45,000 rubber ducks will race in the Ohio River. All proceeds from the Ken-Ducky Derby go towards helping to empower individuals with disabilities and their families to lead fulfilled and productive lives.
April 30 – Hope Floats Duck Race
For 19 years, Hope Floats Duck Race has brought KinderMourn families together to raise money to help others traveling the same road. This one-of-a-kind event at the Whitewater Center brings together people of all ages to watch thousands of rubber ducks rush through the rapids and share a meaningful afternoon where HOPE FLOATS and loved ones are honored. To date, the duck race has raised more than $2.5 million!