|I just received this newsletter from the Charity organization that I participate with and thought that’s I’d share because they have some great ideas!|
|Doing Good Together Newsletter|
Dressing up and collecting candy is great fun, but how about starting a Halloween tradition that involves giving as well as taking! That way, your feeling of satisfaction won’t disappear with your stash of candy corn. Below are some simple ways to make this Halloween more meaningful for your family – and for others in your community.
Jenny Friedman, Executive Director
These ideas can be easily woven into your current Halloween traditions.
Talk About It…
Any holiday can become an occasion to give back. Talk to your family about the possibilities.
Read About It …
Jack the Bum and the Halloween Handout by Janet Shulman, illustrated by James Stevenson (William Morrow & Co. Library, 1997). A sweet story about a man who gives a surprising donation to UNICEF on Halloween. (No longer in print, but available at most libraries.)
“Imagine what our real neighborhoods would be like if each of us offered, as a matter of course, just one kind word to another person.”