17th Annual KID Duck Fest Derby
Presented By JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
April 1, 2023 | Esplanade Park | 12-3 PM
Adopt a $5 Duck. Help a Child. Win $10,000
100% of the proceeds of duck sales benefit 20,000+ children and families served by KID.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Mar 24, 2023 (Issuewire.com) – What’s yellow, quacks, and can change the lives of at-risk children and families across South Florida? A rubber duck, of course! Kids In Distress (KID) kicked off its 17th Annual KID Duck Fest Derby presented by JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a fundraising event that offers adults 18 years or older the opportunity to adopt $5 ducks and win great prizes. 100% of the proceeds of duck sales benefit 20,000+ South Florida children and families served by KID. Ducks can be adopted at DuckFestDerby.org, now until April 1, 2023. 17,380 ducks out of 40,000 ducks are still up for adoption. Each duck has the chance to win a fabulous prize including our grand prize of $10,000 Cash! All funds raised from this event will provide food security, therapy sessions, family strengthening support, essential items such as diapers, wipes, and formula, and more, to the most vulnerable children and families in our community, making every duck a winner. To get your own ducks in the race, visit www.DuckFestDerby.org for your chance to win!
Duck Fest Derby counts on the generous support of local businesses. KID extends its gratitude to JM Family Enterprises, Inc., Mike Sipe Entertaining Events & Productions, RSM, Advanced Roofing, Gallagher, Amerant Bank, Wiring.com, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Brown & Brown, Sawyer & Latimer P.A., Lesley Mitchell Jones, Publix, HOLA & FPL, GEO Group, City of Wilton Manors Police Department, Yellowstone Landscape, Broward Health, Heal the Planet, BankUnited, 4Ever Young Anti-Aging Solutions, Sonitrol, Paycom, Chick-fil-A Fort Lauderdale, Southeast Land & Water Management, Coldwell Banker, Bottom Line Concepts, Peter and Sandra Nori, and Bob and Beth Leahy for their help in making the event a “quack-tastic” success.
“Now in its 17th year, the KID Duck Fest Derby has long played an important role in helping to raise awareness for Kids In Distress and the work they do to preserve families in South Florida,” said Brent Burns, president, and CEO of JM Family. “As a champion of programs that drive stronger families in the communities where our associates live and work, JM Family is honored to support Kids In Distress which provides counseling, health services, and programs to children and families across South Florida.”
The inspiring and fun-filled Ducktuga-themed celebration will take place at Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, April 1, from 12 pm-3 pm. Thousands of guests will enjoy free face painting, bounce houses, KID Olympics, a petting zoo, delicious food trucks, and more. At 2 pm, the New River will become a sea of yellow as 40,000 yellow rubber ducks race for the Grand Prize of $10,000. Subsequent winners are awarded amazing prizes from exciting trips and experiences to themed gift baskets and more, all valued at $500+.
ABOUT KIDS IN DISTRESS (KID, Inc.)
Kids In Distress (KID) is a licensed nationally accredited agency dedicated to the prevention of child abuse, preservation of the family, and care and treatment of abused and/or neglected children. KID serves more than 20,000 children and families through programs that focus on prevention, intervention, foster care, education, and family counseling. KID partners with corporations, organizations, municipalities, schools, and individuals to support its mission and expand services throughout South Florida. For more information about Kids In Distress, please visit www.kidinc.org or facebook.com/KidsInDistress. Follow us on Instagram @kidsindistress.
Kids in Distress, Inc. (KID)
819 NE 26th Street
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