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Wallingford church celebrates first trunk-or-treat

Dozens of trunks were decorated Sunday to welcome kids and hand out sweet treats for Halloween.

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — Elevate Life Church in Wallingford held its first trunk-or-treat event Sunday bringing a hundred kids dressed up for Halloween.

Lead Pastor Jeremy Baker says they like to be a part of the community and help families every day of the week.

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"It means a lot to me personally, but it means a lot to our families and the members of our church that we can just love on kids and help kids know that they’re loved," he said.

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Wallingford's Elevate Life Church hosts first trunk-or-treat

Dozens of cars decorated their trunks for the event. 9-year-old Marc Valdez came dressed as a Storm Trooper from Star Wars.

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"I kind of like Halloween, so I wanted to come here and get some candy and have some fun," he said.

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Wallingford's Elevate Life Church hosts first trunk-or-treat

Baker says they'll likely continue to host the event in the years ahead.

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There were also bounce houses, a costume parade, games, and prizes for families.

Tony Black is a multi-media journalist at FOX61 News. He can be reached at tblack@fox61.com. Follow him on FacebookTwitter and Instagram


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