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Duration

Multi-day

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Seasonally (Fall)

Age Range

  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Families with too much candy after Halloween can donate excess candy to support a good cause. Kids may even earn buyback prizes for their generosity and families will receive a tax-deductible receipt for their donation.

What's Needed To Complete

Soldiers' Angels is not responsible for shipping costs, will not reimburse shipping costs, and will not accept any deliveries sent as COD (cash on delivery). 

Special Requirements

Individually wrapped candy is preferred, but we will accept unopened small bags of loose candy such as candy corn, jelly beans, etc. NO homemade or handmade candy. NO baked goods, homemade or store-bought YES we take chocolate and it does not need to be separated

How It Makes A Difference

Soldiers™ Angels Treats for Troops collects excess Halloween candy and ships it in by the care package full to deployed troops overseas. They love to receive the sweet treat and reminder of home! Candy is also shared with veterans at VA Hospitals across the country. 

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Collect your Halloween Candy and drop off at a local donation site or mail it to Soldier's Angels by November 15. -If you are unable to find a drop off location, the candy would need to be shipped to our HQ address in San Antonio: 2895 NE Loop 410, Suite 107. San Antonio, TX 78218 Search for a lhttps://soldiersangels.org/treats-for-troops/treats-for-troops-dropoff-locations/ocal donation site . If you do not have a local drop off site, you can mail it to Soldier's Angels by November 15 to: Soldier's Angels, 2895 NE Loop 410, Suite 107. San Antonio, TX 78218. Don't forget your donation slip!

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