The kids have had their fill, and there’s still lots of candy left over! What do you do? Here are a couple of sweet places where you can donate your extra treats.

Operation Gratitude

Operation Gratitude is a 501{c}{3} sending care packages to US military serving overseas. You can donate your leftover Halloween candy to help fill care packages for the fall. Check out the website for the California based non-profit organization HERE.

Greenlake Kids Dentistry
Thursday, November 1
5:00pm – 7:00pm
6900 E Green Lake Way N. #H
Seattle, WA 98115

Greenlake Kids Dentistry is offering $1 per pound of candy (kids 12 and under, accompanied by an adult, up to 10 lbs. per person) and will put the extra Halloween candy to good use by sending it to US troops overseas through Operation Gratitude ( Plus, Gymboree Magnuson will be on-site helping kids make cards for the troops to go along with the candy donations! Nov. 1st from 5-7pm. Our community can make a difference!

Seattle Kids Dentistry
Friday and Saturday
November 2 and 3
3:00pm – 6:00pm
945 Elliott Ave West, Suite 101
Seattle, WA 98119

It’s the annual “Halloween Buyback Event” at Seattle Kids Dentistry. Bring in your unwanted Halloween candy and you’ll receive $1 per pound, with a 10 pound limit. Participants must be 10 years old or younger and must have an accompanying parent. The candy will be donated to “Operation Gratitude” which is a wonderful organization that sends holiday care packages to soldiers.

Smiles by Smita Orthodontics
Thursday, November 1
2223 Queen Anne Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109


2317 SW 320th St.
Federal Way, WA 98023

Smiles by Smita Orthodontics is hosting a Candy Buy Back program. Come visit at the Seattle Queen Anne office or the Federal Way office on Thursday, November 1. All the candy collected will be donated to US Troops. Plus, for every dollar you receive, Smiles by Smita will donate another dollar to Northwest Harvest.

Redmond Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
Thursday and Friday
November 1 and 2
8350 164th Ave. NE Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052

It’s Redmond’s 2nd Annual Halloween Candy Buy Back Program! This year we will be collecting candy on Thursday, November 1st from 8:00am-5:00pm and Friday, November 2nd from 9:00am-2:00pm. Each pound of candy you bring in your child will receive 1 raffle ticket to entered into a drawing for a $50 Target Gift Card and a Kids Sonicare Toothbrush! Call the office if you have any questions.