Drs. Ali and Ali of Wellesley Dental Group are inviting the public to join them at the press event for the 𝟏𝟐𝒕𝒉 𝑨𝒏𝒏𝒖𝒂𝒍 𝑪𝒂𝒏𝒅𝒚 𝑫𝒓𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑻𝒓𝒐𝒐𝒑𝒔. The event will display all the candy collected within the Metrowest area of Boston, which will be donated to troops deployed overseas. Over 40 schools and organizations participated for last years’ Candy Drive, collecting over 12,000 pounds of candy. A 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝘇𝗲 𝗼𝗳 $𝟭𝟬𝟬𝟬 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗲 𝗮𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹’𝘀 𝗣𝗧𝗢 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗱𝗼𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗺𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝗰𝗮𝗻𝗱𝘆 (𝗯𝘆 𝘄𝗲𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁) 𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝘀𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁.
Wellesley Dental Group’s goal is to inspire the spirit of giving in kids by encouraging them to share their extra Halloween candy with our troops overseas. These sweet treats and handwritten cards are a reminder of home for these soldiers and a reflection of gratitude. The packages will be sent via CarePacks, a local non-profit organization, along with oral hygiene supplies.
To schedule a candy drop-off or for more information, contact: 781-237-9071 or [email protected]
I stopped in at the Seaward Rd. office to drop off my candy the day after Halloween. Here’s what the donation bin in the lobby looked like at that time:
Last year from similar humble beginnings, that pile of sugar grew to look more like this: