Trick-or-Treat For UNICEF “Create-a-Character” Contest!

This year, starting Sept. 1, Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF introduces a whole new way for kids to express themselves while raising funds for kids in need around the world. For the first time in the campaigns 62-year history kids will have a chance to design their own collection boxes for the NEW Create-a-Character contest. Winning designs in three categories will become part of a limited-edition collection for the 2013 campaign. The contest will run from Sept. 1 through Oct. 26.


Kids can also Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF with premade boxes featuring a whole new cast of characters for this year, including:

  • Vampire (Count Change-ula)
  • Black Cat (Shadow)
  • Princess (Lady Pennyworth)
  • Monster (Frank)
  • Pumpkin (Patches)
  • Witch (Bertha DeBroom)


For more information, check out this adorable video featuring the new characters as they explain the new contest:


Additional resources for kids and parents, including a printable 30-day activity calendar, party planning tool kit, educational materials and more, can be found at

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