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Save the Squash 2018
Save the Squash 2018


850,000 Canadians use food banks every month. 7 in 10 Inuit children go hungry. People in our country are DYING of malnutrition.

Pumpkin is incredibly nutritious. If you want to hep someone who actually needs it, donate a pumpkin to a local church or food bank.

I can appreciate the beauty and ornamental value of a squash as much as anyone. So why cut up a gorgeous food and let it go to waste?

Pumpkins have so much vitamin A and help with weight loss that they're a superfood. A woman lost 300 lbs by eating it for a year.

850,000 people use food banks every month in our country.

If one must carve to decorate, why not use sustainable methods such as a carved gourd, and donate pumpkins to local churches and food banks?

850,000 Canadians use food banks every month.

People in our country are dying of malnutrition.

Pumpkin is incredibly nutritious. Why not help someone who needs it, by donating a pumpkin to a local church or food bank?

Doing this can also help reduce food waste.

Nearly 1 million people use food banks every month in our country. 7 in 10 Inuit children are going hungry and people die of malnutrition every day.

I can appreciate the beauty and ornamental value of a squash as much as anyone. So why cut it? Doing so destroys nutritional value and turns it into junk or animal feed, when we have starving, dying people in our rich country.


This Halloween, save the squash.
End food waste.
After 50 or so Halloweens, an average person might end up throwing out 150 lbs of food waste in their lifetime in the form of pumpkin Jack o Lanterns.
We propose to save the squash.
We use an archaic way of lighting on a pumpkin, while so many people are dying of such diseases and malnutrition which would be helped by the halloween pumpkin, rich in vitamin A and many other nutrients, but because of this candle burning and carving, we waste this food that could have meeant a healthy meal to a child or a family.

Join the activists of the 21st century who care about one another using technology to help. Get a solar panel-powered LED Jack O Lantern sticker for your pumpkin. Re-use it each Halloween to save your Squash, and enjoy a forgotten Halloween treat - Pumpkin.

Save the Squash, End Food Waste, End Food Insecurity.

Save the Squash 2018
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