Initiative offers Halloween alternative for kids with allergies

The Teal Pumpkin Project is a new initiative for residents this year. By placing a teal pumpkin outside of your house, it lets people know

Residents in Stamford have an alternative to handing out candy that is making Halloween safer for kids with allergies.

Residents in Stamford have an alternative to handing out candy that is making Halloween safer for kids with allergies. (10/14/15)

STAMFORD - Residents in Stamford have an alternative to handing out candy that is making Halloween safer for kids with allergies.

The Teal Pumpkin Project is a new initiative for residents this year. By placing a teal pumpkin outside of your house, it lets people know that you're providing allergy-free, non-food treats for kids on Halloween.

Experts say 6 million children suffer from food allergies

The Teal Pumpkin Project is becoming so popular that tens of thousands of people are signing up.

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