Over the past 15 years, the annual Duck Race and Festival has helped over 350 nonprofit organizations raise more than $414,000. As we celebrate our 16th year, we are excited to present a safe and fun way to support our local community organizations.

Duck Day is going virtual and creating an online way for you to raise money for your organization!


Fundraise with Three Easy Steps:

1.Sign up to Participate – click here to submit your organizations info

2. Share your customized duck race web page with friends, family and supporters to raise as many funds for your organization as possible. (Don’t worry, we’ll create that page for you and help you find great ways to promote it!) Links will be sent to you by April 5th.

3. Watch June 4th at 4 PM when we host our Virtual Duck Celebration commemorating the past 16 years and announcing our prize winners!

*Fundraising will run from April 12th – May 31st

Click here to raise funds for your organization

Who Benefits from this Race?

Who Benefits from this Race?

These organizations participated in 2019:

Acts 4 Ministry, Inc.
Animal Rescue Foundation
Animals for Life
Annie C. Courtney Foundation, Inc.
Blessed Sacrament Children's Theatre
Boy Scout Troop 41 of Waterbury
Brass City Rescue Alliance
Bucks Hill Community Club
Carolyn Finch on behalf of the Naugatuck YMCA
Catholic Academy of Waterbury
Children's Community School
Coco's Animal Rescue Efforts of Seymour (CARES)
Connecticut Partnership for Children

Connecticut/New American Ride Team
Cub Scout Pack 20
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Forever Young Society of OLMC
Fraternal Order of Eagles #640
Girls Incorporated of Greater Waterbury
Hidden Acres Therapeutic Riding Center
Holy Savior Church
Holy Trinity GOYA
Howard Whittemore Memorial Library
John Trumbull Primary School PTO
Kitty Kat Rescue
Kitty Quarters
Kiwanis Club of Greater Waterbury
Knights of Columbus Council 24342
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury
Main Street Waterbury
Maple Hill PTO
Mass General Hospital - Pediatric Oncology Team
Muscular Dystrophy Association of 
Naugatuck Beacon Falls Campership

Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce

Naugatuck Community Choir


Naugatuck Day Care

Naugatuck Dog Park
Naugatuck Elks Lodge
Naugatuck Garden Club
Naugatuck High School Chamber Singers
Naugatuck High School Girls Basketball
Naugatuck Lions Club
Naugatuck YMCA
Naugatuck Youth Services
Naugatuck Youth Soccer
Northern CT Black Nurses Association/
Polish American Club
Pomperaug High School Interact Club
Profnet of Waterbury
Project Purple
Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury, Inc.
Salem School PTO
Seven Angels Theatre
Shepherd-Salem Masonic Lodge #78
St. Blaise Parish
St. Vincent Ferrer Church
Staywell Health Center
Temple Beth David
The Father's House

The Ungroup Society
Together We Shine
United Way of Naugatuck & Beacon Falls
Waterbury Association of Insurance Professionals
Waterbury Emblem Club #552
Waterbury Exchange Club
Waterbury Lions Club
Wolcott Citizens Against Substance Abuse
Wolcott Grange 173
Woodland Regional High School Class of 2020
Woodland Regional High School Timber Team


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