On Sunday, NECCO attended The Shops at Prudential Center‘s PRU BOO. Families filled The Prudential Center, many fully dressed in costume, for a fun-filled day of trick-or-treating, holiday crafts and loads of Halloween excitement!
Children could trick-or-treat from store to store, stocking up on irresistible NECCO Sweets. All of the proceeds raised from trick-or-treat bag sales went directly to benefit the Room to Grow charity, an organization whose mission is to enrich the lives of children born into poverty during their first three years of development.
NECCO was proud to participate in such a positive community event alongside many other wonderful local organizations. Zipcar Boston was also a big part of PRU BOO. One of their Fiats were on display. An artist even took some of our NECCO candies (NECCO Wafers, Mary Janes and Candy Buttons) and decorated the tiny car! Talk about a SWEET ride! ;-)
We were very excited to not only provide candy for the little ones but to also participate in some of the crafting fun! We had a booth set up at the Food Court to greet the little princesses, super heroes, critters, and all of the other costumed cuties running around the Pru.
Guests were invited to take some of our spare NECCO Wafers and glue them onto colorful construction paper or onto a pumpkin template. The result was hours full of smiles, laughs and some amazingly creative designs! [Oh, and a little bit of a mess too… but that’s how you know you had a great time, right? ;-) ]
One of our little friends made this beautiful, colorful creation! She took her time to perfectly place each NECCO Wafer until she created her masterpiece!
We even had a happy pumpkin made for us! Now just look at that Jack-o-Lantern smile!
A few ghosts made appearances as well!
And one of favorite creations was this amazing NECCO Wafer bat! It was an awesome display of creativity from an amazing young artist!
In the end, PRU BOO was a major success. It was an honor to not only be a part of a day filled with Halloween fun but also connect with our community in the Boston area. We cannot wait to continue this in the future!