Rubber Duck Derby & Family Fun Olympics

Join us for our 4th annual Rubber Duck Derby on Saturday, July 13th from 11 AM to 2 PM at the West State Street Park in Athens.  There will be food, family games, prizes and of course our Duck Derby.  You can adopt a duck at one of these locations:  The Farmacy, Friendly Paws, Nicole Conrath, DDS, and Inhale Yoga Studio.  Or email us at  You can adopt a duck for $5, a 6 quack for $25 or a flock of 30 ducks for $100.

Adopt a Duck.  Win a Prize.  Feed the Hungry.

A big THANK YOU to our 2019 Sponsors!

And thanks so much to our event sponsors:

Athens Bread Co, Hocking Valley Bank, Greenleaf Landscapes, Mathews Insurance, Athens Chamber of Commerce, Athens County Treasurer – Ric Wasserman, Friendly Paws, Bickle Insurance, and The Farmacy.

Special thanks for gift certificates goes to: Cosi, GoBus, Lui Lui, Texas Roadhouse, Franklin Conservancy, Bagel Street Deli, Gourmet Your Way, Salaam, Burr Oak Lodge, Chipotle, Walmart, Athens City Pools, Athens Uncorked and Friendly Paws. 
Some highlights from 2018’s Rubber Duck Derby & Family Fun Olympics

If you would like to donate to Athens Food Rescue, you can send us a check to:

Athens Food Rescue, 11961 Peach Ridge Road, Athens, Ohio  45701

If you want to learn more about how we got started, why you shouldn’t throw food away, and a little bit about last year’s event listen in on this interview below with executive director Teresa Curtiss and Robin Barnes of WOUB.