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These local dentists will buy your extra Halloween candy to send to the troops overseas

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Posted at 11:50 AM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-01 11:55:57-04

INDIANAPOLIS — If you have leftover candy because of the rainy Halloween night or your kids got way too much from the neighbors, these dentist offices want to help.

Two Indianapolis dentist officers are taking part in Operation Gratitude, which sends care packages overseas to our troops. To help collect donations for their packages, they're buying your extra Halloween candy for $1 per pound.

Aldrich Pediatric Dentristry is buying candy from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, November 1 and again on Monday, November 4, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. They'll buy up to 20 pounds of candy per family.

The office is also accepting donations for their care packages including:

  • Drink mixes (like crystal light)
  • Foot Powder
  • Wet Ones hand wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer (travel size)

Tillery Family Dental on Northwest Boulevard is also collecting candy for Operation Gratitude. Their candy buy back will run until 6 p.m. Friday, November 1.

They'll buy up to five pounds of candy per family at $1 per pound.

In Brownsburg, Stutler dental will also buy back your candy on Saturday, November 2 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.