I sure love trick-or-treating, but I certainly don’t enjoy managing all the “Can I have some candy?” pleas the days following. If you’re in the same boat, check out the official Halloween Candy Buy Back program.
Tons of local dentists are “buying” Halloween candy from kids (some are paying $1 per pound of unopened candy) and then donating it to overseas troops! We did this last year and my kids walked away with a wad of cash (okay, not a wad, but it was a couple of dollar each). This year I am going to encourage my kids to use some of their money to buy items for Welcome Boxes.
You can also put non-chocolate items Operation Christmas Child boxes!
Make sure you check each dentist’s website (or call them) to find out the scoop on their buy back events. Some are taking them all day Thursday (11/1) and some have special times next week.
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