Kids of Steele Race for Research Event

September 25, 2020

TUCSON, Ariz. –  Kids of Steele, the family auxiliary of the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center, will host its “First Race for Research”  Rubber Duck Race Event on Sunday, Oct 4th at 9 A.M. The event is presented by The Hazen Family Foundation.

Kids of Steele is comprised of local families who want to teach their children about service and kindness, while raising awareness and funds for the UArizona Steele Children's Research Center. Funds raised from the event will be used for “greatest-need” projects at the UA Steele Children's Research Center and Kids of Steele service projects, such as providing breakfast and afternoon snacks to outpatients at the Angel Wing for Children with Diabetes and the pediatric hematology-oncology clinics at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson.

KOS Rubber Ducks will race live down the JW Marriott Starr Pass Lazy River while our supporters attend virtually to cheer on their ducks safely from home.  KOS Race for Research winners will be awarded the following cash prizes: First place winner $2500; second place winner $1,000; third place winner $500.  Plus, one lucky duck will be pulled at random to WIN a two night staycation at the glorious JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa.

Funds raised from this annual event will be used for “greatest-need” projects at the UArizona Steele Children’s Research Center.

Sunday, Oct.4th, 9 A.M.  

LIVE stream video – A Virtual Event

Ducks $25 each or a Quack Pack of (5) ducks for $100. Corporate sponsorships available.

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