If You See A Teal Pumpkin On A Doorstep This Halloween In Montreal, Here’s What It Means

For most kids, Halloween is one of the best nights of the year, but for kids who suffer from allergies, Halloween is just a reminder of all the treats you can't have. 

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Many traditional Halloween treats aren’t safe for children with life-threatening food allergies. Which is why The Teal Pumpkin Project has been working to offer an alternative.

Here's How You Can Participate:

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1. Paint Your Pumpkin A Bright Teal Color And Put It On Your Doorstep

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2. Provide Non-Food Treats For Trick-Or-Treaters!

This includes: Glow sticks, bubbles, temporary tattoos, stickers, playing cards, super balls, coloring books, Play Doh, Noise makers etc...

3. Download A Free Poster On The FARE Website And Put It In Your Window To Let Other Parents Know You Have Non-Food Treats

4. If You Do Decide to Hand Out Treats, Try To Provide Allergen-Free Treats

Treats should be nut, gluten, dairy and egg free.

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5. Spread The Word!

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