Got Candy – Pass it on to a cause

Instead of throwing away your children’s Halloween candy, find a way to pass on locally and help someone in the process. Maybe it will make it less painful to part with the candy?

  • Churches on the Streets STLBetsy Sawyer is collecting for the homeless you can drop off donations at Wang Gang in Edwardsville. Look for the barrel – you can also donate seasonal items. The ministry serves mostly men, they are in need of barely used coats, hats, gloves, scarves, and new socks. email her at Kbjsaw@hotmail.com. The link contains the facebook page.
  • Operation Christmas Child – the American Heritage girls are assembling over 200 shoeboxes to be sent to children overseas. They could use any candy that will not melt. Please contact Aimee Folmer for pickup aimeefolmer@gmail.com.
  • Associated Pediatric Dentistry – They will pay $1 per pound, up to $5. And it goes to Operation Gratitude- helping the Military. Ends November 8th. Their new office is right by Meridian Village in Glen Carbon –  116 Magnolia Drive, Glen Carbon, Illinois 62065  Phone : 618-288-(KIDS) or 618-288-5437. Note candy and toothbrushes will be sent overseas.
  • BauerHite Orthodontics
    After collecting all of that Halloween candy, don’t forget to donate the extra! We will pay you $1 per pound for all of your leftover candy!! All candy will be sent overseas to our serving troops!  (may be pound limit)
  • Glen – Ed Food Pantry
  • AR store at woodlands
  • Lots of people collect for Veteran’s
  • Check with your dentist or orthodontist
  • Stay tuned – I’ll update as I hear more.
Got Candy? Pass it on.

Got Candy? Pass it on.

About Collection Connection

Collection Connection is your go-to website when you are ready to unload something you’ve been collecting but just don’t know where to go with it. The concept is simple: connect organizations who are holding a collection drive with people who can do the collecting. Old cell phones, prom dresses, Christmas lights, pet supplies… the list goes on and on. Instead of adding your stuff to a landfill, check Collection Connection for a drop off location where your items can be recycled, repurposed or reused!
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