Meet the helpers: Americares incredible Heroes for Health

Growing up, my favorite show was Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Many of you have likely heard one of his famous quotes, recalling advice his mother gave him in times of crisis: “Always look for the helpers; there’s always someone who is trying to help.” He also went on to say, “I did, and I came to […]

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.