On the night of all Hallo's eve, children, parents and many others go out collecting tricks and treats. But with the recent tragidies of missing children, Tv 20's Jamel Lanee' shows us how parents are being more careful than ever and are finding safer alternative for their kids.
The night was filled with ghouls, goblins and princesses. Kids, parents walking door to door to fill up their goody baskets on Halloween.
But earlier in the day, some parents decided to take their kids else where.
Pastor Freeman Gallmon says he wanted to provide a safe environment for trick-or-treaters this year. "We're creating an alternative to trick or treat, so we're providing children in this community and surrounding areas to par take in the fun and festivities of our day."
Pastor Gallmon of Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church says they hold the hallelujah carnival every year for kids on the east side of town, but all are welcome.
Catina Hadley is a guardian. She thinks it's a great idea.
"To me it's safe because your actually around churches, homes and families and know everything is gonna be safe."
Hadley takes four year old Shania around the church to get her face painted, get candy and play in the bounce house.
Parents are cautious more than ever, especially with all the recent stories of missing children. Hadley thinks is better to be safe than sorry. "Everyone around is gonna be watching the kids with everything that's going on so far, we have to keep a closer eye on them."
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