Duck Race

United Way of the Kearney Area has discontinued the Duck Race event.
If your group or organization is interested in taking over this event,
please contact our office at 308-237-6840 and ask for Lisa.

Duck Race 2013 

Congratulations to this year's prize winners:

  1. $10,000 - Lynda Brooks of Kearney!
  2. Big Green Egg Grill from Deterdings – Jennifer Martin
  3. Grill and Beef from Huss Livestock Auction– Susan Grove
  4. 2 Season Ticket for Tri-City Storm Hockey – Isaac Liberman
  5. Recliner from Bruce Furniture – Rhonda Flesner
  6. IPAD from Computer Hardware – Carl and Louise Gangwish
  7. X-box 360 from Intellicom – Barb Tilley
  8. 2 e-motion Kayaks from Cabelas – Deb VanMatre
  9. $500 gift card from the Buckle – Denise Woodward
  10. $500 in gasoline from Casey’s – Amie Nabity
  11. $250 gift cerficate from the Merryman Performing Arts Center – Thomas Reiber
  12. $250 in groceries from SunMart – Mike Fisher

To see photos from this year's duck race, click here.
To see photos of the winners,
click here.


Your duck could be worth $10,000 bucks!

1 duck = $5
5 ducks = $20   
12 ducks = $50
25 ducks = $100 

Can't find any duck adoption forms near you?
Dowload a duck adoption form here and drop it off or mail it back to the United Way office with your payment enclosed.

You can buy ducks at SunMart from May 20-31 or across from Old Chicago May 28-31. In addition, we have duck sales teams in Kearney and surrounding communities: American Red Cross in Kearney - Arc of Buffalo County - CASA - CCC in Kearney - Citizen Advocacy - Dmilaco 12 White softball team - Dobytown Kiwanis - Friends Program - Girl Scouts - Head Start in Kearney - Kearney Area Children's Museum - Kearney Elk's Club - Kearney High HOSA - Lexington Area United Way - Mid-Nebraska Community Action Partnership - Minden Senior Center - RAFT - S.A.F.E. Center - Salvation Army - Kearney Area Young Professional's Network

The following is a list of duck sales boxes where you can pick up and/or drop off your adoption forms:
SunMart - Deterding's - Bruce Furniture - Buckle - Hilltop Mall - Baldwin Filters - Cabela's - Charter - NRG Media - Kearney Hub - Killion Motors - NTV - Viaero Event Center/Tri-City Storm - Wells Fargo - Intellicom - Casey's - Huss Livestock - Bank of the West - Platte Valley State Bank - Merryman Performing Arts Center - O'Brien Straatman Redinger Funeral Home - Contryman and Associates - United Way of the Kearney Area office - Kearney Area Chamber   (Note: Most business locations carrying duck adoptions will only be in Kearney)

How can you join in the fun?

ducks dumpYour club or organization can become a "Dollar-A-Duck" sales partner and earn money for your own projects while helping the United Way. For every duck sold by your team, United Way will rebate one dollar per duck to your organization. Teams that sell 1,000 ducks will earn a $250 bonus and the sales team with the highest average will win a $500 prize!
All you have to do is complete a "Dollar-A-Duck" agreement, complete the roster of your sales team, and send it to the United Way of the Kearney Area.

Dollar-a-Duck teams:
Click here for a reference sheet to help you through duck sales. Please call the office at 308-237-6840 with any questions.

2013 sponsors

To see photos from the 2012 Duck Race go to our Facebook page or our gallery here.