Trick or Treat for a Change
Ghosts and ghouls are not the only things that go bump in the night on Halloween. The only thing more fierce than a goblin is the passion of a servant leader! During Halloween, UNICEF has an opportunity that allows you to show off just how passionate you are! This event is called Trick or Treat for UNICEF.
Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF began sixty-nine years ago as a way to help kids still affected by World War II. Since then, millions of children across the United States have gone door to door on Halloween with UNICEF collection boxes. The annual tradition of Kids Helping Kids® - involving donations big and small - has helped to raise more than $175 million since 1950.
Here are some tips and tricks from members of your District Board!
"Finally rolling into the spooky season and one of the big things that come with this is Trick or Treat for UNICEF. Some memories I have with this was getting to go around to different classes and informing people on the cause and even earning a patch and being recognized at last ears SLC for our efforts. This year I definitely want to have more people involved and even do something special on Halloween for awareness and raising funds. Trick or Treat for UNICEF is something I look forward to."
-Shanice Muller LTG Division 3
"During my sophomore year, I heard about the Trick or Treat for UNICEF fundraiser and knew it was a good way to get service hours on Halloween. At the time, I wasn't too familiar with my neighbors and was nervous to ask them for donations. After ringing the first doorbell, I was greeted with Hershey's Cookies N Creme and a friendly face. By asking for UNICEF donations, I was able to introduce myself and was able to do it through a good cause. From previous experience, I recommend that you go before 9 pm so that it is not too late to trick or treat and ask for donations!"
-Tad Kim LTG Division 9
For those of us who do not Trick or Treat worry not! We can all be heroes! All it takes to participate in this event is collecting change for those in need. It doesn't matter if it's as small as pocket change or as large as a fundraiser, every donation will help make a difference.
No matter how you choose to help, we hope you all have a safe Halloween!
For more information please visit: https://www.unicefusa.org/trick-or-treat
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