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R.L. Stine


Thank you to everyone who entered R.L. Stine’s #MyScariestMonster Contest! The contest is now closed, and the judging process has officially begun.

What do we do now?

Two things!

  1. Follow ChildFund’s social media pages for updates. Remember, the three contest winners will be announced on Halloween, October 31, 2020!


    As a reminder, winners will be chosen by a panel of judges including R.L. Stine, bestselling children’s writer and former pro wrestler Mick Foley and ChildFund President and CEO Anne Lynam Goddard.

    If your story is a winner, it will be published on ChildFund’s website for the world to see! Winners will also receive an autographed book from R.L. Stine.

    If you have any questions about the contest, email us at

  2. Make the world a little less scary.

    Monsters belong in stories, not in real life. Agreed? Sponsor a child this Halloween!

    When you become a sponsor, you can help a child somewhere in the world who is facing a truly scary situation, like poverty, violence or disease. You financial support helps them access the basics they need to thrive, like clean water, nutritious food, protection from violence and support with their education – and your letters of encouragement can remind them just how brave they really are, no matter what their circumstances.

    Sponsorship is also a great way to involve your whole family or classroom in making the world a better place (at least, R.L. Stine thinks so!). And all for about the cost of a dollar-store Halloween candy a day.

    Find a child in need of your support and help them overcome real-life monsters right now.

See you on Halloween!