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.

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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
New Sponsorship Pairs Aflac and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals 
to Help Defeat Childhood Cancer
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 #...
Mar 8, 2018 11:00 AM ET
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

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