In New Jersey, I see many of us using porch lights to show support for things and I think it's great. Did you ever wonder what the different colored lights meant? What do all these colors mean?

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Of course, when it's holiday time like Christmas, Halloween, even Valentine's Day with the red light bulbs or orange for that special holiday.

I don't think I realized how many different colored porch lights there are and they mean something. But different porch lights could mean something significant. 

6 different colored porch light bulbs and what they mean in New Jersey

GREEN - Veterans and Military Support and Lyme Disease

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BLUE - Law Enforcement Support, Autism, and Alopecia Areata

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RED - American Heart Association, Firefighters

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PURPLE - Domestic Violence Support

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YELLOW - Reduce Bugs

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PINK - Breast Cancer Awareness

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Thank you restoredecorandmore.com for all the different lightbulb meanings.

I had no idea. There is an orange lightbulb that is for Halloween and when you see a flashing porch light, your neighbor needs you.

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It's something to think about when you go to the store and your are looking for a new porch light. Is there something that means a lot to you. Police Departments, Fire Departments, and our Military need celebrating every day.

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