The 2019 Halloween Candy Buyback was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who donated candy this year. We’re looking forward to another record-breaking Halloween in 2020!
~ Dr. Ron
The 9th Annual Halloween Candy Buyback!
Over 18,000 lbs. of Candy Donated Since 2010!
For the ninth year in a row, Dr. Ron Briglia at Briglia Dental Group will be hosting a Halloween Candy Buyback to provide candy for our troops overseas during the holidays.
Briglia Dental Group is redefining the phrase “put your money where your mouth is.” After Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their candy to Briglia Dental Group in West Chester and receive $1 per pound (up to 5 pounds) and receive cash for their candy.
“We know kids love candy, but all those sweets are a real hazard to their teeth,” says Dr. Briglia. “We are offering kids a chance to ditch their excess candy. They can still have all the fun of trick-or-treating, and now their piggy banks will benefit as well.”
Briglia Dental Group sends collected candy to Stockings for Soldiers (www.stockingsforsoldiers.org) an organization that ships care packages to our U.S. Troops overseas to make their holidays a bit brighter.
According to a recent Ad Council Report, “dental decay is the most common chronic childhood disease with more than 16 million kids suffering from untreated tooth decay in the U.S. The mouth is the gateway to a person’s overall health and an unhealthy mouth can be associated with obesity, diabetes and even heart disease. In the U.S., oral disease causes kids to miss 51 million school hours and their parents to lose 25 million work hours annually.”
“Visiting your dentist twice a year and brushing daily are great preventative measures, but doing away with excess sweets altogether would really give your teeth a healthy boost,” says Dr. Briglia.
Candy is always collected at Briglia Dental Group (Dr. Ron Briglia), Chester County Medical Bldg., 600 East Marshall Street, Suite 201, West Chester, Pa. The candy must be unopened. Please no bites.
All donated candy will be brought to the Stockings for Soldiers program in Delaware, where your candy will be stuffed into 10,00-12,000 stockings for our troops this holiday season.
The Stockings for Soldiers program thanks each and every one of you who kindly donate their candy for this great cause.
How Much Candy Have We Collected?
Over 18,000 lbs have been collected and donated to our troops since 2010! Here’s a quick recap of how much candy we have collected in recent years:
2016: 2,846 lbs.
2017: 3,685 lbs.
2018: 3,825 lbs.
Gift Basket Giveaway!
Donate your Halloween candy or dog toys and treats to soldiers and K-9’s overseas through the Stockings for Soliders Organization!
Bring your child (ages 2 – 14) and their wrapped Halloween candy and we will pay them $1.00 per pound, up to 5 pounds. If you simply wish to donate the candy or dog toys and treats, then you can do that as well!
For a list of items that Stockings for Soldiers will accept, please click here.
We will accept candy and donations at our office on the following dates:
Candy Buy Back Days
Bring if in your candy and we’ll buy it back from you!
- 11/4/2019: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
- 11/5/2019: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Candy Donation Days
Have extra candy? Donate it on these days.
Please note, we only buy candy on the “Candy Buy Back Days” listed above.
- 11/6/2019: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
- 11/7/2019: 8:00AM – 7:00PM
Parents can enter to win one of 8 prize baskets. We’ll also be giving a large gift basket filled with school supplies to the school that donates the most candy
Address & Directions
Please call (610) 692-4440.
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