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How a local charity is turning Baton Rouge into a Halloween destination

What started as a Halloween parade has evolved into a city-wide, week-long celebration. The organization behind the festivities, 10/31 Consortium, expanded its scope in recent years, utilizing America’s spookiest holiday to strengthen Baton Rouge one candy bar at a time. While 10/31 Consortium officially launched in 2010, its charitable mission did not truly begin until it got its nonprofit status in 2016. One of the organization’s primary objectives is to…