What does a 


porch light mean?

How did the green porch light tradition start?

In 2013, Walmart’s Veterans Welcome Home Commitment initiative—which provides jobs to any honorably discharged U.S. veteran—created an ad campaign asking people to turn on a green porch light as a way to recognize and show appreciation for veterans in their community.

Why green lights on houses, rather than another color?

Green is a color that is often associated with the military because of the green uniforms traditionally worn by troops.

When should you shine  a green porch light on your home?

While in November you can assume that a green porch light has to do with these veterans’ campaigns, in May, the hue also symbolizes Lyme disease awareness.

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