Anaheim Ducks Organizational Spotlight


The Anaheim Ducks Foundation serves as the team’s main charitable beneficiary. Introduced at the opening of the 2008-09 season, the mission of the Anaheim Ducks Foundation is to facilitate and support programs that produce positive change for children and families throughout Southern California by providing educational opportunities, broadening access to the sport of hockey and addressing the health and wellness needs of our community.


Anaheim Ducks Golf Classic: The 2019 Ducks Golf Classic presented by Honda took place on September 19th at Oak Creek Golf Club to raise money for the Anaheim Ducks Foundation. Groups of four were able to draft a Duck’s player, coach, broadcaster, or alumnus of their choice to join their group.  The day of golf was followed by cocktails and awards at the 19th Hole Reception presented by Fox Sports Prime ticket. 

Dux in Tux: The 20th annual Dux in Tuxs presented by Honda took place on February 26, 2020 and all proceeds benefitted the Anaheim Ducks Foundation.


Antis Roofing Community Corner 2020-21 Fan Headshot Program:

A limited number of Fan Headshots are available for sale to support the Anaheim Ducks Foundation. These headshots will be in the seats at the Honda Center for Ducks home games throughout the season. Antis Roofing and Waterproofing, a longtime partner of the Ducks and a leader in community engagement, will generously be matching the support of the Ducks Foundation up to $100,000.

Anaheim Ducks S.C.O.R.E.: This program offers free educational standards-based curriculum to over 300 schools in five different counties, reaching over 40,000 students annually and 250,000 total students since its inception in 2005. S.C.O.R.E.’s award-winning program was developed for Southern California students to address healthy living habits, academic excellence, and the importance of taking these two concepts and integrating them into the students’ daily routines.

RINKS Learn to Play: The Anaheim Ducks Learn to Play powered by Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry offers first-time hockey players the chance to get on the rink in full hockey equipment for free. Basic instructions on hockey and skating are shared and participants are provided with an equipment bag, helmet, shin guards, hockey pants, elbow and shoulder pads, glovers, and a jersey for the four-week session.

Movember: Ducks player Adam Henrique created a Movember movement to support and raise awareness for men’s health initiatives. Each season he leads the team and fans by being the Movember team captain, encouraging people to join the Ducks Movember team and fundraise to support the cause.  Henrique also hosts a postgame photo opportunity to benefit the Movember Foundation and he generously matches the fans’ cumulative photo op donation up to $2,000 a year. 

50/50 Raffle: When the 50/50 Raffel is held at the Honda Center, fans can purchase tickets. The winning ticket is announced during the 3rd period.  There has been close to $1.5 million has been raised for the Anaheim Ducks foundation, with over $300,000 raised during the 2019-2020 season.

Power PLAY!: Each season, the staff, Ducks season ticket holders, and corporate partners of the Anaheim Ducks and the Honda Center get together and volunteer for a day of beautification at local S.C.O.R.E. elementary schools.

Holiday Shopping Spree: The annual Holiday Shopping Spree, which provides students from The Wooden Floor, a nonprofit organization serving low-income Santa Ana youth, the unique and fun opportunity to load up their shopping carts with necessities and gifts for their families in celebration of the holiday season. 

Hockey Fights Cancer Night presented by UCI Health: Hockey Fights Cancer Night is to raise awareness for UCI Health and the Jessie Rees Foundation. Fans in attendance were encouraged to fill Jessie Rees Foundations “JoyJars” by participating in a “JoyDrive” by bringing “crazy socks for courageous kinds” for children over the age of four. Ducks players wore new lavender warm-up Hockey Fights Cancer jersey during the past season to support the NHL initiative, which were later autographed by the players and auctioned in support of the Jessie Rees Foundation, raising over $14,000.

Military Appreciation Night presented by Pacific Premier Bank: The Ducks honored US Military personnel and veterans during their game, paying tribute to local military and their family members, as well as raising awareness and funds for the United Heroes League (UHL), a nonprofit organization that provides children of military members access to sports. All fans in attendance of the game received a Ducks Camo Hat. Ducks players wore camouflage jerseys during the pregame warmup and those jerseys were later auctioned off, raising $12,000 for UHL. 

Anaheim Ducks Holiday Programs: During each December Ducks game before Christmas, the Lady Ducks collect toys from Ducks fans in support of the Spart of Love Toy Drive benefiting Anaheim Fire & Rescue. The Lady Ducks also create one-of-a-kind ornaments that are then signed by players and auctioned at a later home game. Last year, the Lady Ducks sold-out of a limited number of Anaheim Ducks Foundation commemorative ornaments made from Honda Center game-used glass and custom Ducks wrapping paper.

Learn more about the Anaheim Ducks Foundation and their other programs here.

Audra Rocco

Audra Rocco

Sports Philanthropy Network

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