|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|| CONTACT: Danny Gonzalez (714)926-6189
|October 26, 2017|
MOVE AMERICA FORWARD JOINS NATIONAL HALLOWEEN BUY BACK PROGRAM TO SEND HALLOWEEN CARE PACKAGES TO DEPLOYED TROOPS OVERSEAS
SACRAMENTO, CA., – Move America Forward is partnering with a national effort, the Halloween Candy Buyback Program, which brings together Dentists, Orthodontists, and other Oral healthcare professionals from around the country with the goal of getting candy to our troops.
“Move America Forward is a welcome addition to the Halloween Candy Buyback. Having a second candy distribution partner will allow more health organizations in the West coast participate in this great event.” said Dr. Chris Kammer, D.D.S, who is Founder of the official Halloween Candy Buyback. “At a time when childhood obesity is not improving in our country, programs like the Halloween Candy Buyback are needed more than ever.”
Halloween is a holiday known for overconsumption of sweet treats which can cause damage to braces and result in tooth decay. The Halloween Candy Buyback encourages families to turn in their excess candy to a local participating school or oral health professional’s office. Some offices will make cash donations to local schools for the candy which will be used in Move America Forward care packages to the troops.
Thousands of brave soldiers, marines, sailors, and airmen will benefit from receiving a care package from home with a little Halloween spirit inside. Move America Forward sends thousands of care packages a year to troops in war zones and wherever our troops are in need. The Halloween candy from participants of the Halloween Candy Buyback Program will increase the number of packages Move America Forward is able to ship this year.
For more information see http://www.halloweencandybuyback.com or send your candy directly to the Move America Forward Operation Center at 3105 Fite Circle, Suite 108, Sacramento CA 95827.
Move America Forward (MAF) is the nation\’s largest grassroots pro-troop organization dedicated to supporting the brave men and women of our Armed Forces Our principal mission s to provide military Troop and K9 care packages with letters from grateful Americans to the troops deployed in combat areas around the world. While there are many admirable groups supporting our veterans, we are one of the few organizations left supporting active duty troops deployed to the front lines of Afghanistan, Iraq, and other areas around the world where are troops are in harm’s way.
MAF is supported by hundreds of thousands of pro-troop activists, veterans, and military families all across the nation who share in our unwavering support. We work with other non-profits, military service organizations, corporate sponsors, community networks and private citizens to support our Military and demonstrate affirmatively our appreciation and admiration for their service to America.
Here is a list of confirmed Halloween Candy Buyback Program Participants. Families are encouraged to bring their extra candy into one of these locations or encourage your local dentist office to contact the Halloween Buyback Program to sign up as a participant.
To arrange an interview with any MAF spokesperson please contact MAF Communications Director, Danny Gonzalez at (714) 926 – 6189 or e-mail [email protected] Families are encouraged to bring their extra candy into one of these locations or encourage your local dentist office to contact the Halloween Buyback Program to sign up as a participant.
# # #