Each season, the Ducks host a variety of activities at home games, including awareness nights for the NHL initiative Hockey Fights Cancer, Military Appreciation Night presented by Pacific Premier Bank, S.C.O.R.E. Night and CHOC Night. In addition, the Ducks hold toy drives throughout the month of December, a pet adoption event for OC Animal Care, as well as in-game Ducks memorabilia auctions to benefit the Anaheim Ducks Foundation and numerous other nonprofits.
The Anaheim Ducks joined by Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Albertsons Vons Pavilions hosted the Anaheim Ducks Food Drive, a food collection event prior to the Sunday, March 17 home game against the Florida Panthers to support Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County and their mission to end hunger in Orange County.
The collection drive accepted dry or canned nonperishable food in the Hockey Spot from 4 p.m.- 6 p.m. Thanks to the generous support of Albertsons Vons Pavilions, each fan that donated to the Anaheim Ducks Food Drive received one entry to win two Plaza Level Tickets to Fan Appreciation Night on Wednesday, April 3 at Honda Center, as well as a spot on the ice for Jersey off the Back following the game.
In addition, Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County sold opportunity drawing tickets and co-branded Anaheim Ducks and Enterprise Rent-A-Car shirts at the game and, thanks to Enterprise Rent-A-Car, the winner of the opportunity drawing won four Plaza Level tickets to the March 20 game at Honda Center and four passes to the Shock Top Terrace. The evening also featured a text to donate campaign where fans texted FeedOC to 414-44 to make a donation and be entered into a drawing to win two Disneyland passes.
To learn more about how you can support Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, please visit, www.FeedOC.org.
On March 10, the Ducks hosted OC Animal Care Night to raise awareness for OC Animal Care, an open-admission animal shelter that provides temporary shelter and medical care for lost, owned or stray animals, and opportunities for the adoption of these animals.
Adoptable animals from OC Animal Care were on-hand for fans to meet in the Hockey Spot. OC Animal Care also had an information booth to educate fans about their programs and services and collected new or gently used towels or blankets, pet toys or pet food for the shelter animals.
The Anaheim Ducks Foundation held an opportunity drawing to win autographed canvases featuring Ducks players and dogs that were adopted from OC Animal Care.
New to this year's OC Animal Care Night, Author and Founder, Lisa Wiehebrink, was in attendance in the Hockey Spot, with her Tails That Teach program, which educates young children about the kind care of pets and people. Tails That Teach educates young children about kindness, compassion, and empathy by bridging the connection between people and animals. Her program features captivating books, Love Me Gently and Gray Whiskers, which are donated to animal organizations to enhance humane education and community outreach. They are also provided to elementary schools to supplement character education and promote literacy.
Tails That Teach sold copies of Love Me Gently and Gray Whiskers for $9.95, as well as a set including a book and Love Me Gently, main character, Cooper, plush for $19.95. For every book sold, Tails That Teach "Paw'd it Forward" by donating a book to OC Animal Care.
For more information on how you can support OC Animal Care, please visit, www.ocpetinfo.com.
On Sunday, March 3, the Ducks and CHOC Children's hosted CHOC Night at Honda Center to help raise awareness and funds for the children's hospital.
At the game, CHOC Children's volunteers sold the fan-favorite, limited edition stuffed CHOCO Bears outfitted in a Anaheim Ducks 2018-19 third jersey autographed by a Ducks player. The CHOCO Bears featured the Anaheim Ducks third jersey and cost $75 each.
In addition we sold Anaheim Ducks CHOCO Bear third jerseys separately (jersey only, CHOCO Bear not included) for $35 each. There were limited quantities of CHOCO Bears and jerseys that were sold first-come, first-served.
The CHOC Bear sale began when doors opened at 11:30am and were located on the Main Concourse in Section 219.
All proceeds from the event benefited CHOC Children's and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital.
The fourth and final Surprise Puck Sale honored the this season's 25th Anniversary Celebration by capturing the 2018-19 Opening Night ceremony. Surprise Pucks were sold at the Wednesday, February 13 home game at Section 212, when doors opened at 6 p.m. Pucks cost $30 each and were sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Fans picked individually wrapped pucks at random and received either a Ducks player-autographed commemorative puck or - for 23 lucky fans - a surprise Ducks player-autographed orange puck. The lucky winners of the Surprise Puck Sale received an Anaheim Ducks third jersey signed by the player who autographed their puck.
To support the Anaheim Ducks Foundation, the Ducks are selling a commemorative series Surprise Puck Set featuring four limited edition Anaheim Ducks pucks. This year, the Surprise Pucks takes a look back at the Ducks Inaugural and Anniversary Seasons. The third Surprise Puck Sale honored the Ducks 20th Anniversary season by highlighting the Stadium Series game when the Ducks beat the LA Kings at Dodger Stadium in January 2014. Surprise Pucks were sold at the Friday, January 11th home game at Section 212.
Fans picked an individually wrapped puck at random and receive either a Ducks player-autographed commemorative puck or - for 23 lucky fans - a surprise Ducks player-autographed orange puck. The lucky winners of the Surprise Puck Sale will receive an Anaheim Ducks Stadium Series jersey signed by the player who autographed their puck.
Don't miss your chance to win a surprise orange puck and support the Anaheim Ducks Foundation!
The Lady Ducks created one-of-a-kind holiday ornaments for each of the Ducks players that were auctioned at the December 7th home game against the Carolina Hurricanes. Players autographed the ornaments and they were packaged in sets that were available to bid on at that evening's game. These Ducks collectables make a great holiday gift for the biggest Ducks fans! The ornament raised over $3,500 to benefit the Anaheim Ducks Foundation.
In addition, the Lady Ducks sold a limited number of Anaheim Ducks Foundation commemorative holiday ornaments made from Honda Center game-used glass for $15 each. These fan-favorite sold out this season in record time!
Fans joined Adam Henrique's Movember movement by joining him for a postgame photo opportunity to support the Movember Foundation, the only global charity focused solely on men's health.
For a $25 donation, fans had the chance to meet Henrique and have their photo taken with him and his stache!
The Henrique photo op took place following the Wednesday, November 21 home game against Vancouver.
Adam Henrique generously matched the fans' cumulative photo op donation up to $2,000.
To support the Anaheim Ducks Foundation, the Ducks sold a commemorative series Surprise Puck Set featuring four limited edition Anaheim Ducks pucks. This year, the Surprise Pucks take a look back at the Ducks Inaugural and Anniversary Seasons. The second Surprise Puck Sale honored the Ducks Mighty Decade Season and were sold at the Friday, November 16th home game at Section 212, when doors opened at 5:30 p.m.
Pucks cost $30 each and were sold on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies lasted. Fans picked an individually wrapped puck at random and received either a Ducks player-autographed commemorative puck or - for 23 lucky fans - a surprise
Ducks player-autographed orange puck. The lucky winners of the Surprise Puck Sale received an Anaheim Ducks 25th Anniversary autographed road jersey signed by the player who autographed their puck.
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On Monday, November 12, the Ducks honored United States military personnel and veterans through Military Appreciation Night presented by Pacific Premier Bank. This special game night paid tribute to local military and their family members, and raised awareness and funds for United Heroes League (UHL), a nonprofit organization that provides the children of military members access to sports. In celebration of Military Appreciation Night, all fans in attendance received a Ducks Patriot Hat presented by Pacific Premier Bank.
John Gibson showed his military support by wearing a custom, one-of-a-kind military inspired goalie mask from November 7-12. Ducks players wore camouflage Ducks jerseys during the pregame warmup on Military Appreciation Night. Gibson's goalie mask and jerseys were auctioned. All proceeds benefitted United Heroes League.
The game night also included representatives from United Heroes League taking part in the evening's activities such as the Blue Line Skaters, Honorary Puck Drop, Honorary Duck, Stick Boy, Power Player and the Community Hero Award.
United Heroes League actively works to ensure that children of military members are afforded every opportunity to participate in sports. UHL has provided more than $3 million worth of free sports equipment, game tickets, cash grants and summer camps to military families across the US & Canada.
The Anaheim Ducks hosted Hockey Fights Cancer Night at Honda Center on Sunday, November 4th in support of the Jessie Rees Foundation. The Jessie Rees Foundation ensures every kid fighting cancer has the support to Never Ever Give Up and they provide children in hospitals around the world with fun-filled JoyJars as a way to send hope and joy to children fighting cancer. JoyJars are filled with a variety of toys and games, to help pass the time in the hospital.
The Ducks called all fans in attendance to fill the jars by participating in a JoyDrive and bringing "crazy socks for courageous kids" that are fun socks for the kids to enjoy. Thanks to the generous support of Chick-fil-A, each donor to contribute to the JoyDrive will received one (1) digital offer card good for a Chick-fil-A Original Chicken Sandwich, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, or a Grilled Chicken Sandwich.
The Ducks and Chick-fil-A also sold Mini-Plush Chick-fil-A Cows for $5 each at the TCL Entrance at Hockey Fights Cancer Night. For every Chick-fil-A Mini-Plush Cow purchased, Chick-fil-A donated one Jessie Rees Foundation "NEGU" branded Chick-fil-A Mini Plush Cow to be put into a JoyJar. In addition, anyone that purchased one or more Chick-fil-A Mini Plush cows was entered to win free Chick-fil-A for a year! Quantities of Mini-Plush Chick-fil-A Cows were limited and be sold on a first come, first served basis.
The Hockey Fights Cancer game night featured a special Moment of Recognition where fans had the opportunity to honor loved ones that have battled the fight against cancer by filling out complimentary "I Fight For" tribute cards.
Fans also contributed to HFC Night by participating in the in-game auction featuring Ducks-autographed Hockey Fights Cancer jerseys that were worn during the team's warm up. Jerseys were available to bid on prior to the evening's game, and the auction ran until Monday, November 5 at 12 p.m. PST. For more information, visit AnaheimDucks.com/ingameauctions.
All proceeds benefitted the Jessie Rees Foundation.
To support the Anaheim Ducks Foundation, the Ducks will be selling a commemorative series Surprise Puck Set featuring four limited edition Anaheim Ducks pucks. This year, the Surprise Pucks will take a look back at the Ducks Inaugural and Anniversary Seasons. The first Surprise Puck Sale honored the Ducks Inaugural Season and was sold at the Tuesday, October 30 game vs. Philadelphia at Section 212.