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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How an Insurance Company Made Childhood Cancer Its Philanthropic Focus
Each year, more than 15,000 kids are diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. The average length of treatment is 1,000 days, many of which are spent in a hospital, enduring painful treatments in an unfamiliar setting. During this difficult period, children often struggle to voice how they're feeling — emotionally and physically. But thanks to a fuzzy, interactive friend, sharing those feelings...
May 3, 2019 1:35 PM ET
My Special Aflac Duck® Testimonial: Dr. William Slayton
This is what health care professionals are saying about My Special Aflac Duck®: “These ducks are a wonderful way to help ease the minds of our youngest patients who are going through therapy. The ducks are programmed to communicate emotion. Through playing with the duck, children can communicate what they are...
Apr 30, 2019 10:00 AM ET
My Special Aflac Duck® Testimonial: Child Life Specialist Bethany Fisackerly
This is what health care professionals are saying about My Special Aflac Duck®: "The Aflac ducks are a game-changer, and honestly have made me fall in love with Child Life all over again. It reinforces to me the value of play, and the importance of empowering children to retain control over their environments. As...
Apr 26, 2019 10:00 AM ET
Video | Leveraging Technology for Authentic Social Purpose: My Special Aflac Duck
What does Aflac’s iconic duck have to do with kids facing cancer? Knowing the power of companionship, Aflac paired its brand icon with the latest in social robotics to evolve the company's impact on pediatric cancer. In this panel discussion from the BRITE ’19 Conference, the creators behind My Special Aflac Duck® discuss how insights from this initiative can help any brand leverage existing...
Apr 24, 2019 12:30 PM ET
“RI Tech and Innovation Report”— Big Win at SXSW by Sproutel, Slater and More
The people have spoken. Not only did Sproutel take home the top award in the Robotics and Hardware category at the 22nd annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Presented by KPMG, but the company—along with their co-creators—also took home the people’s choice award for the My Special Aflac Duck, a “comforting companion” for...
Apr 18, 2019 12:10 PM ET