Calling all ghosts and goblins! It’s time to use your Halloween treats to give back to families in need!
WHAT: The B Fund’s 5th Annual Halloween Candy Drive, a weeklong initiative aiming to inspire kids of all ages to make a difference by sharing their Halloween sweets with families in need. The B Fund will donate $0.25* to Boston Children’s Hospital and Team Impact for each piece of candy donated from a child’s personal stash *(up to $25,000). To date, our drive has inspired over 6,890 individuals to donate over 135,298 pieces of Halloween Candy.
Some kids have a hard time understanding the value of a nickel or dime. Now, if you ask your child the value of a Twizzler or a chocolate candy bar, their eyes may light up as if they uncovered a pot of gold. The B Fund believes a child’s candy is gold and feels this activity is a simple way to empower kids and teach them that giving up a few pieces of their candy will shine a light on families in need.”
-Kathleen VanDernoot, Founder
WHEN: November 1 – 7, 2017
WHERE: Drop-off locations for the general public can be found at the following locations:
The Street – Chestnut Hill:
WHY: To spark conversation and engage with our children and the community about the value in giving up only a few pieces of their coveted Halloween Candy. In the process, The B Fund’s goal is to inspire others to join our growing group of compassionate individuals who understand that giving of their “treasures” will 1) raise awareness of a group in need of support, and 2) provide financial support to this group.
Grab your trick-or-treat bags and get ready to make a difference!