Hallowheels: a Halloween costume contest which turns wheeled mobility into assets. Enter the contest, raise much needed operating funds for CATS, have fun, be famous and win a prize!
This is a fundraiser for Children’s Assistive Technology Service (CATS). Hallowheels 2021 will feature one of a kind costumes for children with disabilities who depend on wheeled mobility, but this year, due to Covid-19, the costumes designed and created by families for their child, ages 2-26 with some virtual help from CATS and our wonderful volunteer partners. DIY event participants will also be given the option to pick up a framing “kit” from one of our CATS locations to help them get started. Deadline to sign up: October 1, 2021
Funds are raised by having the public vote for their favorite costume with dollars. Prizes will be awarded for costumes raising the most funds. Please read the following carefully before signing up:
Upon completing and submitting the online Hallowheels Participant Application, the child’s parent or legal guardian agrees to the following:
- Family will create a costume for their child– CATS will supply a starter “kit” to create the frame for the costume and virtual help with the process as needed. Family will provide a photo of their child in the costume they created and forward it to CATS on October 30 by midnight. Photos received after the due date will not be featured on the CATS website or eligible for prizes.
- Photo and video release-Photos of each child in the costume created either by a team or family will be posted on the CATS website and may be utilized on Facebook and other social media, as well as news media/sponsor websites as part of the Hallowheels fundraiser. No personal information will be published. The child’s costume name and city/town of origin will be the only identifier.
This is a fundraising event. The public is invited to vote ($) for their favorite costume on the CATS website on October 31 through November 6, 2021. Families and friends building the costumes are competing- not the children. Children’s names will not be posted online. You can support CATS by encouraging friends and family to vote for your child’s costume. Thank You!