Halloween: Red Cross Has Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips
It’s that time of year when ghosts and goblins take to the streets for some Halloween fun. The celebration is growing more and more popular with everyone – kids to adults – and the American Red Cross has some safety tips people can follow to help stay safe this Halloween while enjoying the festivities.
SAFETY TIPS FOR TRICK-or-TREATERS
As parents get their kids ready for Halloween, here are some tips they should follow:
TIPS FOR WELCOMING THE KIDS ON HALLOWEEN
If you are planning on welcoming trick-or-treaters to your home, follow these safety steps:
Use extra caution if driving. Youngsters are excited and may forget to look both ways before crossing.
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The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
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