Halloween Candy Buy Back

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Before the kids dive right into their Halloween candy, separate some to donate to local candy buy back programs first!

Sure, kids love to go trick-or-treating for all the loot! But, are you really gonna let ’em eat ALL that candy? Consider donating your Halloween candy through one of these candy buy back programs.

Dentists Hosting a Candy Buy Back

Braces by Dr. Ruth
1704 Charlotte Ave., Ste. 100, Nashville
615-321-3663 • bracesbydrruth.com
Come in Nov. 1 – 9 to donate your Halloween candy. Candy goes to the troops overseas through Operation Gratitude. For every pound of candy donated, you get five tokens and are entered to win a $20 power card to Dave & Buster’s. Hours to donate candy are Tue/Wed 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Thu 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. (however, they take a lunch break each day from 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.).

Hillsboro Pediatric Dentistry
2016 Beechwood Ave., Nashville
615-750-2713 • hillsboropediatricdentistry.com
Gives your child $1 per pound of candy and a free toothbrush. Deadline to bring in candy is Monday, Nov. 6. All the candy goes to the Nashville Rescue Mission.

Nashville Smile Team
4809 Trousdale Drive, Nashville
615-331-9033 • nashvillesmileteam.com
Kids can sell their excess Halloween candy for $1 per pound on Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. Candy goes to the troops overseas through Operation Gratitude. Please consider including a card or a letter of thanks to a soldier, too.

Pediatric Dentistry of Lebanon
103 Physician’s Way, Ste. 150, Lebanon
615-545-1812 • pediatricdentistryoflebanon.com
Kids can sell their Halloween candy for $1 per pound up to five pounds on Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 2 – 6 p.m. Go ahead and write a Thank You card to send to the troops, too. Candy is shipped to Operation Gratitude for troops stationed overseas.

Roach Family Dentistry & Associates
3824 Bedford Ave., Nashville
615-383-7801 • greenhillsdentist.net
Bring your Halloween candy in between Nov. 1 – 3 to donate — all of the candy goes to our troops through Operation Gratitude, too. For every pound of candy the kids donate, they get an entry into the prize drawing to win a Karaoke machine!

Tanyard Springs Family Dentistry
998 Williford Court, Spring Hill
615-591-4693 • tanyardspringsfamilydentistry.com
From Nov. 1 – 2 from 4 – 7 p.m., Dr. Miller will give you $1 per pound of candy donated.


Kiera Ashford is associate editor of Nashville Parent and mother of three.

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