(SOUTHERN COLORADO) — In the aftermath of trick-or-treaters, it’s easy to end up with too much candy that you don’t need. Here are some ways to get rid of or recycle any unwanted candy in Colorado Springs, or locations you can mail your candy to.
Organizations that take donated candy to give to troops include:
- Operation Shoebox – “We truly appreciate any donations and thank you so much for supporting our troops!” Candy can be sent to Operation Shoebox 8360 East Highway 25, Belleview, FL 34420
- Move America Forward – “The candy will be put into military care packages that will be sent to support the brave men and women serving our country overseas!” Candy can be shipped to “Halloween Candy Buy Back” Move America Forward, 3105 Fite Circle Suite 108, Sacramento, CA, 95827
- EZ Ship & UHaul is collecting candy on behalf of Treats for Troops. They are located at 5142 North Academy Boulevard, in Colorado Springs.
- Ask your local Elementary school if they are accepting donations. Teachers in multiple districts have taken to social media asking for candy donations for their classes.