The Teal Pumpkin Project is a new tradition for families to raise awareness in your neighborhood about food allergies.

Kids all over the country suffer from food allergies. Whether it be dairy, nuts or a gluten intolerance, this can make trick-or-treating difficult.

FARE, the Food Allergy Research and Education blog, is asking parents to purchase inexpensive non-food treats to hand out as a way to include all children in trick-or-treating.

You can absolutely purchase candy to give to children without allergies, and special treats for those who do. You could purchase boxes of crayons, glow bracelets, erasers, bubbles, mini notepads etc.

It's a fantastic tradition to start, and as an aunt of kids with allergies I can assure you it will put a big smile on their faces.



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