Duck Dash raises funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Duck DashThe sixth annual Duck Dash will take place Saturday, Aug. 4, at 5 p.m. at Raging Waters Sacramento at Cal Expo. Proceeds will benefit the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

The Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department at UC Davis Children’s Hospital helps to minimize the anxiety of hospitalization, increase understanding and strengthen coping skills while helping children to continue their typical growth and development.

“We feel very fortunate to be included in this event,” said Diana Sundberg, Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department manager. “Funds raised by the Duck Dash will be used to purchase items for our place spaces to support children in having a fun and positive experience in the hospital, as well as items to enhance our art and music therapy program.”

To adopt a duck, register at http://theduckdash.com/ and choose to support the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. The cost of ducks start at two for $15 and duck adopters do not to be present at the Duck Dash to win. The owner of the first duck who crosses the finish line will win a $1,000 Visa gift card.

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