Volunteer Opportunity

You've expressed interest in volunteering and below is information for an upcoming opportunity!!!


Operation Candy Grab!


Local first responders, military and their families, & abused and neglected children


Volunteers will collect leftover Halloween candy from their communities and take to an Operation Candy Drop location.

When: November 1-6

Where: CLICK HERE for Candy Drop Locations

Volunteer age range: 3+

Event Coordinator: Tonya Riddick


  • All candy collected will be donated to our local first responders, military & their families, and abused & neglected children.
  • Volunteers will reach out to neighbors, clubs, sports teams, and others to collect leftover or unwanted Halloween candy.
  • Candy should be dropped off at a SmileUp! Candy Drop Location by Saturday, November 6.
  • Volunteers should track their time collecting & dropping off candy. E-mail event coordinator with names and hours volunteered (HONOR SYSTEM!)
  • Print, e-mail, or text our flyer to gain support and collect more candy.
  • Give out flyers to parents of trick-or-treaters during Halloween.
  • Offer to pick up candy from neighbors or use your home as a drop off location.

SPECIAL NEEDS: autism friendly, low social interaction, handicap friendly

FLYER: Print/E-mail
FLYER: Social Media/Text