What to Do with All That Candy?

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Candy buy-back programs help you get rid of some of that sugar once your child loses interest.

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 or places accepting donations to send to the troops.

Candy Buy Back

Hillsboro Pediatric Dentistry
2016 Beechwood Ave., Nashville
615-750-2713 • hillsboropediatricdentistry.com
Gives your child $1 per pound of candy brought in Nov. 1 – 9. All the candy goes to local shelters and food banks.

Nashville Smile Team
5437 Edmondson Pike, Nashville
615-331-9033 • nashvillesmileteam.com
Kids can sell their excess Halloween candy for $1 per pound on Thursday, 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 Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1:30 – 5 p.m. and during normal business hours on Friday, Nov. 2. Go ahead and write a Thank You card to send to the troops, too. Candy is shipped to Operation Gratitude for troops stationed overseas.

Tanyard Springs Family Dentistry
998 Williford Court, Spring Hill
615-591-4693 • tanyardspringsfamilydentistry.com
From Nov. 1 – 2 from 4 – 7 p.m., receive $1 per pound of candy donated. All candy goes to Operation Gratitude to send to the troops.

Candy Donation Drop-Offs

Roach Family Dentistry & Associates
3824 Bedford Ave., Nashville
615-383-7801 • greenhillsdentist.net
Bring your Halloween candy in through Nov. 9 to donate — all of the candy goes to our troops through Operation Gratitude, too.

Sedona Taphouse
1120 3rd Ave. North, Nashville
804-545-2498 • sedonataphouse.com/locations/nashville
They’ll gladly take your unwanted Halloween candy off your hands to donate to Soldier’s Angels’ Treats for Troops. Drop off your candy daily from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. now through Monday, Nov. 5.

 

 

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

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