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KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN - MARCH 26: A soldier with the Afghan National Civil Order Police blows a bubble with his gum during a two-day, joint mission with the United States Army's 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment near Command Outpost Siah Choy on March 26, 2013 in Kandahar Province, Zhari District, Afghanistan. The United States military and its allies are in the midst of training and transitioning power to the Afghan National Security Forces in order to withdraw from the country by 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Oh sure let the kids get their sugar fix on Halloween night. But if they have a trick-or-treat bag that is a little overfilled or maybe you didn’t get as many trick-or-treaters as you planned for, there are some troops overseas who’d love a Reese’s Cup from home.

Since Operation Gratitude began, almost 2 million care packages have been sent. They have drop off locations all over Tampa Bay. Here’s a partial list:

  • Clearwater Family Dental
  • Advanced Dental Care of Clearwater
  • Sylvan Learning Center of Palm Harbor
  • Victory Martial Arts Palm Harbor
  • Chester McKay VFW Post 7987 in New Port Richey
  • The Tooth Doctor in Tampa
  • Dental Associates of Florida in Brandon
  • Seymour Orthodontics in Wesley Chapel

More can be found at

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