Too much Candy?

Too much candy at your house?

Here are some suggestions of what to do with any unwanted Halloween candy in Calgary.

Head to a buy back

Dental buybacks are located all over the city.

Surrideo Orthodontics  5010 Richard Rd SW #340 Bring candy in on Nov 1 7:30am-4:30pm and get $2 per pound of candy as well as an entry into a draw for a toy gift card. The candy goes to food bank along with a matched monetary donation.

Go Dental 175B 52 St SE- From 8am-5pm November 1 and 8am-4pm November 2 Go Dental will pay $2 per pound of candy up to $20. All candy collected gets donated to the Salvation Army.

Outdoor Dental 104-3883 Front St SE-Outdoor Dental will be buying back candy for $1 a pound up to a maximum of $10 to donate to Agecare Seton. It runs during their regular hours until November 8.

Ellis Dental #22 140 E Chestermere Dr Ellis Dental will buy back candy for $1 a pound up to $20 until November 7 during their regular hours. All candy will be donated to the Mustard Seed.

Northwest Dental Centre 3604 52 Ave NW Northwest Dental Centre will give $5 per pound of candy during their regular office hours until November 8. They will also donate the same amount of money to the Children’s Hospital.


NICU Family Care The program collects candy to give out to families in the NICU lounges and is also working with the Happy Birthday Project to collect candy for treat bags and stocking stuffers. Various drop off locations around the city are available from November 1-10, see the Facebook post for the complete list.

Updated for 2019

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