Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble! It’s that time of year, bring out your cauldrons filled with apple cider, your witches’ brooms and spooky jack o’ lanterns. Halloween is right around the corner and it’s no different here at Connecticut Children’s thanks to Spirit Halloween!
Once again, Spirit Halloween is making sure that this Halloween isn’t so scary for the kids at Connecticut Children’s. Since 2012 Spirit Halloween has been a dedicated partner of Connecticut Children’s through their Spirit of Children Campaign. They have raised more than $211,000 over the years but this campaign has contributed so much more to our little ghosts and goblins at Connecticut Children’s!
Each year Spirit Halloween’s efforts are visible throughout the hospital with Halloween parties at the United Technologies Family Resource Center to hundreds of donated costumes for the patients to celebrate and enjoy. Last year’s event had more than 200 patients and family members engaging in face painting, mask painting, and tons of Halloween themed activities to make it a day to remember.
This year, although the world is very different right now, Spirit Halloween has a mission to make Halloween for the patients at Connecticut Children’s as fun and spooky as ever. The Spirit of Children Campaign is teaming up with the Child Life Department to distribute care packages to patients filled with Halloween tricks and treats. Each package will be filled with fun and exciting activity coloring books, crayons, costume choices, and other Halloween goodies. Halloween has always been an especially fun and memorable day for our patients and Spirit Halloween and the Child Life Department are committed to keeping the tradition and spirit of one of childhoods most celebrated holidays alive!
If you’d like to help support Connecticut Children’s and the Spirit of Children Campaign head down to any of the Connecticut locations of Spirit Halloween and ask at the register about the many ways you can support this campaign. Customers receive 10% off their entire order and 10% will be donated to Connecticut Children’s. You can download a coupon to use in-store or shop online with the promo code GIVING20 at SpiritHalloween.com. We thank Spirit Halloween for making the futures of the little ghosts and goblins we treat brighter. Funds will be directed toward Connecticut Children’s Division of Child and Family Support Services.