Support Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF and Help Make the World a Little Less Scary


Trick or Treat Unicef Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is one of the longest-running youth volunteer initiatives in America. For 62 years, it has helped motivate kids to become active global citizens while teaching the fundamental value of helping others.

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF encourages kids of all ages to help raise funds for their peers in developing countries by going door-to-door on Halloween night or participating in other festive fundraising activities.

Trick or Treat Unicef 2012

Through Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, more than $167 million has been raised, providing children in 190 countries and territories with much-needed health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more.  In 1950, during the aftermath of World War II, the original Kids Helping Kids Campaign® launched as girls and boys across the nation collected coins to aid children still affected by the war.

Today, the mission to save and improve children’s lives is more important than ever.

A New Look! Now in its 62nd year, Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF returns this October with a new look, introducing six new Halloween characters featured on individual collection boxes. The new design encourages children to express their support through choice.

Unicef Halloween

First-Ever Box Design Contest! Also new is the Create-a-Character contest. For the first time in campaign history, those trick-or-treating for UNICEF are invited to submit original designs for their own collection boxes. Submitted designs will have a chance to be part of Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF’s 2013 limited edition collection.

A winning design from each category (children ages 4-8, 9-12, and 13 years and older) will be chosen and announced on Halloween, Oct. 31st, 2012. The contest will run from September 1 through October 26, so get those entries in NOW!

Use this form to make a secure, tax-deductible Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF donation to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Thank you for joining more than 60 years of kids helping kids!

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