Donate a backpack, get a free chocolate factory tour

Hoffman’s Chocolates is giving away free behind-the-scenes tours of its Greenacres factory to those who donate a backpack as part of its back-to-school drive.

Photo credit: Hoffman’s Chocolates

Photo credit: Hoffman’s Chocolates

The company’s “Backpack Donation Drive” benefits elementary school students in Palm Beach and Broward counties.

Anyone who donates a new school backpack before Aug. 15 will receive two vouchers for a FREE Chocolate Factory Tour at Hoffman’s Chocolates Factory, Shoppe, Ice Cream Parlour and Gardens, located at 5190 Lake Worth Road in Greenacres. The free tours will take place on Saturday, September 10th.

Backpacks can be donated at the following Hoffman’s locations:

  • Greenacres: 5190 Lake Worth Road
  • Lake Worth: 705 Lake Avenue
  • Palm Beach Gardens: 10957 North Military Trail
  • Fort Lauderdale: 920 East Las Olas Boulevard
  • Hollywood: 341 Sheridan Street
  • Plantation: The Fountains – 801 South University Drive
  • Weston: Weston Town Center – 1727 Main Street

“We are pleased to be collecting backpacks for the children of Palm Beach and Broward County,” said Lois Marino, Director of Marketing for Hoffman’s Chocolates. “For over 40 years, Hoffman’s Chocolates has been supporting our community and we are proud to carry on the tradition by creating a back-to-school drive.”

During the 15-minute tour, participants will receive a firsthand look at how Hoffman’s gourmet chocolates and confections are melted, molded, carved, and wrapped. In addition to the tours, Hoffman’s Chocolates will also feature samplings of its gourmet chocolates and confections.

Reservations are required for the Chocolate Factory Tours and will be scheduled on a first come, first serve basis, the company said.

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