Do you know what it means when a teal pumpkin is on display?

Teal is recognized as the national color of food allergy awareness. Showcasing a teal pumpkin at Halloween means you have non-food treats available. Here are a few ideas from foodallergy.org:

  • Glow sticks, bracelets, or necklaces
  • Pencils, pens, crayons or markers
  • Bubbles
  • Halloween erasers or pencil toppers
  • Mini Slinkies
  • Whistles, kazoos, or noisemakers
  • Bouncy balls
  • Finger puppets or novelty toys
  • Coins
  • Spider rings
  • Vampire fangs
  • Mini notepads
  • Playing cards
  • Bookmarks
  • Stickers
  • Stencils.

Participating in the Teal Pumpkin Project can make a significant impact in our community, as 1 in 13 children have food allergies that can be life-threating. This simple act promotes inclusion for trick-or-treaters with food allergies or other conditions.

No teal pumpkin? No problem. A flyer can be printed from foodallergy.org to show the home is participating in Teal Pumpkin Project.