Why People Are Putting Out Purple & Teal Pumpkins This Year

Why People Are Putting Out Purple And Teal Pumpkins This Year

While trick-or-treating is very high risk this year according to the CDC, many Americans are allegedly still moving ahead with it this year.

According to a survey in September they found that 62% of Americans still plan to carry on the tradition.

Why People Are Putting Out Purple & Teal Pumpkins This Year
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That being said, most parents are attempting to be as safe as possible and many are even placing purple pumpkins on their doorsteps as a sign that they are taking COVID-19 precautions seriously.

And while the purple pumpkin trend has been around for a while, prior it didn’t have anything to do with the coronavirus until this year.

Originally, it was for epilepsy awareness. And the very same year, another trend began too: Teal pumpkins.

Why People Are Putting Out Purple & Teal Pumpkins This Year
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The Teal Pumpkin Project is a similar initiative aimed at raising awareness about food allergies.

Millions of families are affected by things like gluten sensitivity and peanut allergies — and the teal pumpkins on the front steps are there to spread the word.

And it may not only raise awareness that someone in the home may be living with a life-threatening allergy, but also lets trick or treaters know that if they have a food allergy, they are not alone.

Why People Are Putting Out Purple & Teal Pumpkins This Year
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Families who have one outside their home should be wearing masks while answering the door and handling out candy.

In addition, wrapping your candy inside individual grab-and-go bags.

For more tips on how to stay safe this halloween, click here.

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