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24Sep

Duck Donuts in Meridian Teams Up With St. Luke's Oncology Institute For The 'Quack Gives Back Program'

Duck Donuts in Meridian uses its 'Quack Gives Back' program to help raise awareness, funds, and coping techniques for local children in chemotherapy. While Duck Donuts can be found all over the U.S., Idaho resident, Kimberlee Guinn brought Duck Donuts to the Treasure Valley to give back to the community and give families a place to gather and create memorable moments.

Duck Donuts and Gabe's Chemo Duck Program's Mission

Partnering with a national nonprofit, Gabe's Chemo Duck Program, Quack Gives Back is an educational and emotional support program for children undergoing chemotherapy. This will be Duck Donut's first year working within the Treasure Valley and aims to help as many children as possible through their customized stuffed ducks. The stuffed ducks are used as an educational and emotional animal that allows children to comprehend what they are going through, with a comfort toy by their side.

Learn more about Quack Gives Back here:   Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program

Want to get involved? Here's how you can donate!   Ways to Help

Duck Donuts in Meridian Teams Up With St. Luke's Oncology Institute | Totally Boise 2021 Fall Mag

Photo Credit: Duck Donuts

About Meridian's Duck Donuts

Discovering Duck Donuts while visiting Kansas, Kimberlee was an instant fan of the company.

"Once I discovered Duck Donuts, I found myself craving them and I had never found that before with other donuts," said Kimberlee.

Up until that point, Kimberlee didn't even consider herself a "donut lover." After moving away from her hometown in Idaho for some time, Kimberlee and her family not only made the decision to move back to the City of Trees, but they decided to bring something the Treasure Valley didn't have Duck Donuts!

Located on Eagle Road, Duck Donuts aren't your typical donuts, and it isn't your typical donut shop story of how it came to fruition. Originating in Duck, North Carolina, the idea of Duck Donuts came to be by Founder Russel A. DiGillio while vacationing. Wanting to spread the joy that comes with being on vacation.

 | Totally Boise 2021 Fall Mag
 | Totally Boise 2021 Fall Mag

Duck Donuts Serves Fresh, Warm, and Made to Order Donuts

Creating dozens of unique made-to-order donuts, Duck Donuts' most fun quirk is that you can customize and create your fresh pastry. Along with Duck Donut staple flavors, you'll also find seasonal flavors and themes that make the outing that much more joyful.

Duck Donuts Spooky Box Here Just In Time For Fall

The fact that Duck Donuts is always finding ways to make innovative donuts for everyone shows their dedication to creating a welcoming and fun family environment. This fall, grab your own Spooky Box filled with seasonally-themed donuts and delicious flavors.

Duck Donuts Spooky Box Here Just In Time For Fall | Totally Boise 2021 Fall Mag
Duck Donuts Spooky Box Here Just In Time For Fall | Totally Boise 2021 Fall Mag

Since opening in April of 2021, Totally Boise has been a huge fan of Duck Donuts. While we admire the welcoming environment Kimberlee and her upbeat staff have created, we can't deny how delicious these donuts are. Served fresh and warm, these practically melt in your mouth!

One of our favorite parts of the weekend? Trying a new spot around the Treasure Valley! Make sure Duck Donuts is on your list to try.

Address: 2126 N Eagle Road, Suite 140, Meridian, ID 83646

Phone number: 208-926-6670

Website: duckdonuts.com

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