Halloween for a Cause

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Halloween can = making a difference!

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1. The Red Cross Partners with AMC’s the Walking Dead to encourage people to give blood.

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2. Trick or Treat for UNICEF! UNICEF improves the lives of children’s and families in 190 countries.

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3. Operation Gratitude Candy Buy Back Program. Operation Gratitude sends care packages to US military.

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4. Check out your local trunk or treat celebrations. Many churches host these safe alternatives on Halloween.

 

Searching high and low, the deepest depths of the internet, and I could not find much more on Halloween for a Cause.

Halloween is the second highest grossing consumer holiday behind Christmas!

I think we have an area where our world-changing, creative ideas could make a difference.

 

What are your ideas? 

I can see my daughter Ellie hosting a great costume party for a cause.

7 thoughts on “Halloween for a Cause

  1. Great post!

    So much negativity has been associated with the relatively innocent practice of trick or treat that it’s a relief to see the positive potential explored.

    I remember UNICEF boxes from when I was a kid. People always seemed to have some change to spare, and even though I was a materialistic little weasel, concerned with my ‘haul’, I did take pride in the weight of the UNICEF box at night’s ends.

    • I never saw the UNICEF boxes as a kid. It’s so great they have been going for many years. I must admit I was always quite excited about my haul 🙂 Everything in balance.

  2. Oh I remember UNICEF boxes too when I was a kid. My parents were youth group leaders and they would send us out every year with those boxes. I must say I’ve never been a fan of Halloween but this helps me to look at it differently, Btw…another great organization for sending care packages to our troops: Operation Support Our Troops – America (osotamerica.org)

    • Do you trick or treat in Australia? I think I asked you that last year 🙂 We Americans are kind of strange. Trunk or Treat is kind of fun though, it’s a safer version of door to door.

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