Church World Service stands up for immigrants

A woman in an orange head scarf smiles at the camera.

For centuries, immigrants have flocked to the United States, writing the story of America as they created communities, structured governments and formed the foundation of our country.

We can all be heroes this Halloween with UNICEF

Children trick-or-treating with UNICEF USA boxes.

The beloved tradition of trick-or-treating on Halloween began in the United States in the 1920s, and has gained in popularity ever since. In 1947, Clyde Allison, who was a Presbyterian pastor in Pennsylvania, and his wife Mary Emma Allison, a teacher, came up with the idea to ask children to trick-or-treat for charity.