NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)— Second Harvest Rubber Duck Derby event will take place Saturday, October 23 in an effort to provide meals to community members in need.
Due to COVID-19 precautions, the event will be held in the Second Harvest Facility and be live-streamed online. Last year’s Derby saw a record number of ducks “competing” with a total of 35,000.
This year the organization is shooting for 35,000 ducks to be sponsored. Every $5 duck helps provide 20 meals.
Here are the prizes:
- Grand prize: $5,000 cash
- $1,000 Gift Certificate to Zuppardo’s
- Raising Cane’s for a year
- $250 gift cards to:
- Creole Cuisine Restaurant of choice (Café Maspero, Broussard’s, Gumbo Ya-Ya, many more to choose from)
- Delta World Tire
- Honey Baked Ham
- Rich’s Wash Dat
- Manhattan Aero Cruiser bike ($330 value) from Bicycle world
- Port Orleans beer for a year & private party
- Theo’s Pizza for a year
- Main Squeeze Juice Co Gift Basket
- Red M Studio Photography session & wall portrait