childhood cancer

New Sponsorship Pairs Aflac and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals 
to Help Defeat Childhood Cancer

Sponsorship focuses on #ChildrensHospitalsWeek and popular Dance Marathon events across the country as Aflac introduces My Special Aflac DuckTM to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals community
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COLUMBUS, Ga. – March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/– Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States and a committed corporate ally for families facing childhood cancer, today announced an agreement with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals) to sponsor several key CMN Hospitals events throughout the year, including the second annual #ChildrensHospitalsWeek, which is this week.

Robot Duck Comforts Kids With Cancer

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A plush, robotic duck may soon become a fixture in the world of children who have cancer. 

View the video on the AP website.

Robot Duck’s Aim: Helps Kids With Cancer Via Power of Play


By Marina Hutchinson | AP

A plush, robotic duck may soon become a fixture in the world of children who have cancer — a social robot that can be silly, happy, angry, scared or sick just like them, and help them cope creatively with their illness through the power of play.

The duck, developed by robotics expert Aaron Horowitz and his company, is undergoing testing and is expected to be widely distributed by the end of this year.

Curefest 2017: Taking Aim at Childhood Cancer


Childhood cancer receives less than 5 percent of the national funding that goes toward cancer research and treatment. To help make it a national priority, Aflac once again joined Curefest for Childhood Cancer at its annual event near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Since 2011, thousands of people from more than 40 states have convened at Curefest to speak as one voice against childhood cancer.

The Aflac Childhood Cancer Campaign

Give the gift that gives back
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Give the gift that gives back – because you shouldn’t have to choose between looking good and doing good. 100% of all net proceeds from #Duckprints merchandise will go to hospitals treating childhood cancer across the United States.

Visit the Duckprints store now 


Aflac has Donated More Than $118 Million to Childhood Cancer

Did you know Aflac entered the childhood cancer community 22 years ago?
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Aflac donated $3 million to sponsor the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at what is now known as 

Houston Astros Catcher Brian McCann Rallies Against Childhood Cancers

Veteran Major Leaguer McCann and his wife team with the Rally Foundation

Houston Astros veteran catcher Brian McCann has been in the middle of plenty of on-field rallies during his 13-year Major League career, but perhaps the most important one he and his wife, Ashley, have been involved with is the Rally Foundation.

Subaru Teams With Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to Spread Hope


Subaru of America aims to spread some extra love, hope, and warmth in the month of June by coming together with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to reach out to cancer patients across the country.  This is the second year in a row that Subaru has chosen to team up with LLS as a charity partner. Last year, the 2016 Subaru Loves to Care initiative was able to reach 30,00

Another Birdie as the Aflac Duck lands at the Shell Houston Open

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In its first ever appearance at a PGA TOUR event, the Aflac Duck attended the Shell Houston Open this past Saturday. Golf enthusiasts were invited to stop by and meet the Aflac Duck, have their photo taken and send out a tweet at the Aflac Twitter Vending Machine to help Aflac promote its commitment to the treatment and research for childhood cancer.


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