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

Content from this campaign

Aflac Toy Robot for Kids Faces Cancer With Real Feelings
Aflac has teamed up with robotics toy company Sproutel to create My Special Aflac Duck, a technology that offers emotional support to kids with cancer. Kids can feed, bathe and even administer chemotherapy to the ducks that can respond to touch. “Medical play can be really therapeutic,” Sproutel CEO Aaron Horowitz told FOX...
May 11, 2018 1:40 PM ET
My Special Aflac Duck Featured at CES on the Hill 2018
Aflac presented My Special Aflac Duck to members of Congress, the media and government at CES on the Hill 2018.  View the full video here. To learn more about My Special Aflac Duck, visit: https://aflacchildhoodcancer....
Apr 20, 2018 10:35 AM ET
The Academy of Country Music Partners With Aflac to Present First Ever Aflac ACM Lifting Lives Honor
The Academy of Country Music has officially announced a partnership with Aflac for an incredible new award. The charitable arm of the academy, ACM Lifting Lives, is teaming up with the voluntary insurance company to present the first-ever Aflac ACM Lifting Lives Honor. The award will go to someone for his or her “remarkable...
Apr 13, 2018 1:50 PM ET
The Robot Comfort Duck Will See You Now
This is part of CNET's "Tech Enabled" series about the role technology plays in helping the disability community. A hospital room has an odd duality. When my mom occupied one, it was both the best place for her to get better and the last place she'd ever see. She spent months in that light-gray room battling...
Apr 11, 2018 9:45 AM ET
How New Technology Is Helping Children Cope With Cancer
One of the toughest aspects of managing cancer in children is communicating with young patients, say parents and healthcare experts. “There were many times when my daughter did not want to talk or communicate her feelings,” says Joycelynn Sanchez of now 6-year-old Jiani, who at age 3, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. “She grew tired of the pokes and the questions and...
Apr 9, 2018 10:55 AM ET