Leadership Through Service

Fall 2013 Service Opportunity: Pluck-A-Duck for Gabe's Chemo Duck

**Service opportunity details will be coming soon. We're partnering with Gabe's Chemo Duck (see below) to provide Chemo Ducks to children locally at CHOC Children's Hospital.

Pluck-A-Duck Fundraising Event
We raised over $300 above our goal of $3000! Thank you to everyone who supported us!

photo_0_0.jpgAdopt a Duck for a chance to win awesome prizes on November 5th. Ducks currently available for $10 in SSC 210 (cash only please). The money raised from the sale of the ducks will go towards buying Chemo Ducks to give to children fighting cancer. Visit the event page for more information!

Event Flyer and General Information
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Grand Prize to be plucked at 1pm on Tuesday, November 5th:
Microsoft XBOX 360, 4GB + Kinect


Thank you to the Microsoft store located in The Shops at Mission Viejo


STEP 1 Buy a duck Pick a duck from the list on Facebook
Come to SSC 210 to purchase it (cash only please)
STEP 2 Join our Facebook Event page See what new prizes we've added
See our progress on ducks for sale for Chemo Ducks
STEP 3 Come to the Pluck-A-Duck Event Join us on the Quad on November 5th
Collect your prize if your duck is plucked (don't have to be present to win)
STEP 4 Collect your duck You get to keep your duck! Pick up your duck after the pluck on November 5th.
STEP 5 We donate Chemo Ducks We will buy Chemo Ducks with the money raised from the duck sales. See our goals below.


Ducks to Sell Money to riase Chemo Ducks to Buy and GIVE
300 (goal) $3000 100 (plus 50 from Gabe's Chemo Ducks)
332 $3325 150+

*Gabe's Chemo Ducks will match our donation of Chemo Ducks up to 50! Help us reach our goal by November 4th to support children fighting cancer!


9/18 12 4
9/25 7 2 1/3
10/2 1 1/3
10/3 2 2/3
10/7 1 1/3
10/8 3 1
10/9 6 2
10/10 2 2/3
10/11 4 1 1/3
10/15 1 1/3
10/16 5 1 2/3
10/17 12 4
10/19 22 7 1/3
10/21 6 2
10/22 16 5
10/23 22 7 1/3
10/24 27 9
10/25 12 4
10/28 22 7 1/3
10/29 27 9
10/30 8 2+
10/31 21 7
11/1 14 4+
11/4 30 10
11/5 49 16
totals to date: 332 100+ (150+ once matched)


Prize Donated by: Location:
XBOX/Kinect microsoft.jpg The Shops at Mission Viejo
$25 gift certificate to Paradise Bakery & Cafe Paradise Bakery & Cafe The Shops at Mission Viejo
3 Helmets and 2 T-Shirts from Buy My Bikes Buy My Bikes, SJC San Juan Capistrano
2 - $10 gift certificates to Ruby's Diner Ruby's Diner, Mission Viejo The Shops at Mission Viejo
Gift Certificate Casa Ranchero Ladera Ranch
3 "On Us" Pizza Vouchers Selma's Chicago Pizza Ladera Ranch
4 Saddleback T-shirts and 1 Saddleback Sweatshirt Follett Bookstore Saddleback College
5 Complimentary breakfast or lunch for two Bagels and Brew Mission Viejo
$25 Gift Certificate Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant Multiple Locations
2 Free Pie Vouchers Marie Callender's San Juan Capistrano
50 FREE ice vouchers Rita's Italian Ice ritas_mission_viejo_banner_1.jpg
8 In-N-Out meals (burger, fries & a beverage) In-N-Out Available at any In-N-Out location
2-$10 CPK vouchers and 3 free small plate vouchers California Pizza Kitchen Mission Viejo
$25 gift certificate The Tea House on Los Rios San Juan Capistrano
2 tickets Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas Multiple Locations
Dinner for four Rubys San Juan Capistrano San Juan Capistrano
Gift Certificate Nothing Bundt Cakes Mission Viejo
2 - Gift bags with goodies worth $25 each Trader Joes Mission Viejo
4 - $15 gift certificates to Front Porch Pops Front Porch Pops Orange
Hair Product and discount on haircuts SportClips Haircuts Lake Forest

$10/duck, $30/Chemo Duck {SO...3 ducks = 1 Chemo Duck}


Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program was established by the nonprofit organization, Gabe’s My Heart, to assist children and families living with childhood cancer.

Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program© is a trademarked program offered by the nonprofit organization, Gabe’s My Heart. Gabe’s My Heart is based in Nashville, Tennessee with an excellent reputation within the medical communities around the country. Gabe’s My Heart collaborates with child life specialists and medical professionals to provide education and comfort to children and families going through cancer treatment.

Since 2004, Gabe’s My Heart has provided more than 15,000 Chemo Ducks to children across the country. Gabe’s My Heart continues to develop therapeutic tools for the Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program to enable hospital staff and parents to better prepare children for chemotherapy and eliminate the fear of the unknown.

In addition to the cuddly, stuffed yellow duck dressed in blue hospital scrubs, the Chemo Duck Program includes educational support material to help children and families understand their health situation. Every Chemo Duck comes with an educational coloring book, a DVD explaining the program and access to an abundance of information to help families organize their lives during an extremely difficult time.

As the creator of the Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program, Gabe’s My Heart upholds the following core values:

  • A commitment to supporting families living with childhood cancer.
  • A commitment to providing the Chemo Duck Program free of charge to families living with childhood cancer.
  • A commitment to ensuring all products and materials will be developed based on innovative and medically sound methods reviewed and approved by medical experts and child life specialists.
  • A commitment to diversity by ensuring that Chemo Duck products are available to children regardless of sex, race, religion or color.