Duckprints in the Community

Duckprints in the Community

Companies have a responsibility to make the areas in which we live and work better places. Learn more about how we give back to our communities, including how Aflac’s James Mailman was named one of the 2015 Heroes of the Fortune 500 for his support in the fight against childhood cancer.

Videos From This Campaign

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My Special Aflac Duck Takes Home Best of CES 2018 Award
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, capped off a busy week at the Consumer Electronics Show® (CES) by accepting the Best of CES 2018 Award for Best Unexpected Product for My Special Aflac Duck, the company’s new social robot designed...
Jan 12, 2018 1:25 PM ET
Robot Duck Comforts Kids With Cancer
A plush, robotic duck may soon become a fixture in the world of children who have cancer.  View the video on the AP website.
Jan 11, 2018 9:35 AM ET
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...
Jan 9, 2018 8:45 AM ET
Video | A Macy’s Parade Sneak Peek for a Family Facing Pediatric Cancer
It’s been a challenging year for 10-year-old Teryn Buster. But on November 3, her spirits were flying high — as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons recently did — during a visit to Macy’s Parade Studio in Moonachie, New Jersey, headquarters of the world-famous parade. Inside this warehouse is where most of the parade’s balloons and floats are constructed. Buster was on the trip...
Dec 12, 2017 5:15 PM ET
Sunday Conversation with Teryn Buster
For Teryn Buster, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade started well before the holiday. In early November, Columbus-based insurer Aflac flew the 10-year-old, her mom and grandmother to New York City for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Macy’s Parade Studio and VIP access to “Balloonfest” to see up close the newest balloonicles (self-powered balloon vehicles). “We looked like tiny little ants...
Dec 11, 2017 10:05 AM ET