Too Sweet: Candy Buy-Backs in Every Borough

What an awesome idea, a buy back candy/exchange program so our little one’s don’t go into a sugar coma after Halloween. I love that the candy is being donated to t our troops! –

Red Tricycle

That hum in the air? It’s the anticipation of every New York City child raring to hit the streets this Halloween. (Fair enough: strangers dole out free candy.) But there’s a dark side: sugar highs, upset stomachs, cavities. Candy buy-backs to the rescue! These cash-for-candy programs conducted by area dentists help you and your child unload some of the haul, with the bonus of providing care packages for eager recipients such as men and women in the military. Read on to see where your little goblin can make a sweet exchange!


photo: via Ruth Hartnup on Flickr creative commons


Bay Ridge Family Dental: Dr. Souferian and his staff will be buying back unopened candy at $1 per pound. They will be happy to accept up to five pounds. This candy will be sent to our troops serving overseas.

When: Sun., Nov. 2
1 – 4:30 p.m.

Where: 8301 3rd Ave…

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