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4 things to do with leftover Halloween candy

With all that extra candy after Halloween there's ways you can donate, repurpose and even earn cash!

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Halloween is over and your left with a "candy coma" and a house that looks like a candy store! 

But don't throw away your treats just yet, here's a list of four things you can do with your leftover Halloween candy.

Candy donation to troops

There are several groups known for collecting donated candy to send to U.S. Troops in care packages. In Tampa Bay, you can donate to: 

  • Soldier's Angels. Click here to find a donation site near you. 
  • Operation Gratitude. Click here for more donation sites.
  • Dr. Elizabeth Staves, located at 5310 4th Street North in St. Petersburg (813) 385-4229
  • Mail-in donations can be sent to the following:

Attn: Halloween Candy Program

21100 Lassen Street

Chatsworth, CA 91311-4278

Halloween Candy Buy Back Programs 

Tarpon Dental
2611 Keystone rd suite B7
Tarpon Springs, FL, 34688
Phone: 727-937-4285
Email: frontoffice@tarpondental.com

Goodnight Orthodontics
12315 W. Linebaugh Ave.
Tampa, FL, 33626
Phone: 813-968-3737
Email: lindsay@goodnightortho.com

Westchase Smiles Institute
9914 W Linebaugh Ave
Tampa, FL, 33626
Phone: 813-920-9144
Email: marketing.westchase@gmail.com

Klement Family Dental
650 38th Avenue North
Saint Petersburg, FL, 33710
Phone: 727-343-8831
Email: emma@klementdental.com

Re-Purpose the candy:

Besides just eating it, you could always make a trail mix out of the candy or use it as a topping on ice cream.

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