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2012-06-27 02:30:41

NORWELL, Mass., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Founders of Cell Phones for Soldiers, Robbie and Brittany Bergquist, announced Wednesday "Helping Heroes Home," a new initiative designed to provide emergency funds for returning veterans to alleviate communication challenges as well as physical, emotional and assimilation hardships. Founded in 2004, Cell Phones for Soldiers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that spent its first eight years supplying deployed troops cost-free...

2011-10-03 14:00:00

WAUSAU, Wis., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the rollout of AT&T's mobile broadband network in Marathon and Lincoln Counties, AT&T* is inviting consumers in the Wausau area to honor past and present military members by recycling old cell phones through AT&T's support of the Cell Phones for Soldiers program. "When you donate your used cell phones to Cell Phones for Soldiers, your phones are either reconditioned and reused -- or they're disposed of in an...

2011-09-06 10:13:00

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Richmond International Raceway's big fall weekend, Affinion Loyalty Group (ALG) and its partner General Motors (GM) invite community members to take part in a GM Ride and Drive event and to help support Cell Phones for Soldiers. At the Ride and Drive members of the public can get behind the wheel of the a variety of GM vehicles including the Cruze, Malibu, Volt, Camaro Coupe, Camaro Convertible, Corvette Grand Sport,...

2011-05-24 11:35:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReCellular, the world's largest collector, processor and marketer of used cell phones and mobile devices, gets ready for summer and announces its first-ever "Thank you to Soldiers" Memorial Day sale, with big discounts on used cell phones for our customers and up to an hour of free calling home for our soldiers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110524/CG08019) Customers shopping at www.mobilekarma.com or...

2011-05-04 06:50:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ReCellular, one of the world's largest collectors and processors of used cell phones and personal electronic devices, congratulates the Earth Day Network (http://www.earthday.org) on another successful Earth Day. Over 100 million acts of green were pledged on the 41st annual Earth Day. At ReCellular, we think every day should be like Earth Day. We're the leader in collecting, reusing and recycling personal electronic devices: ReCellular...

2011-02-15 12:30:00

NORWELL, Mass., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T Pioneers and long-time charitable collaborator Cell Phones for Soldiers Inc., a 501(c)(3) dedicated to providing free calls home to deployed armed forces, have teamed up to keep active duty military personnel connected to loved ones for Valentine's Day. This year, 30,000 service men and women will receive a precious call home and a special Valentine courtesy of AT&T Pioneers and Cell Phones for Soldiers as a tribute to their...

2010-11-17 10:56:00

DETROIT, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven thousand hours of talk time won't bring far away relatives physically closer, but it can go a long way in curing homesickness for soldiers overseas. Chevrolet's efforts in the Cell Phones for Soldiers program so far has helped collect 20,000 cell phones, more than enough to provide 2,200 pre-paid calling cards with 300 minutes each to a group of soldiers in Afghanistan. "These cards will provide our camp population with six months worth of...

2010-06-22 10:20:00

DETROIT, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- As an extension of the GM Military Discount program, Chevrolet is launching a year-long campaign to raise $1 million to support Cell Phones for Soldiers. To reach that goal, Chevrolet is calling on GM employees, NASCAR fans, and Chevrolet dealers across the country to donate unwanted, gently used cell phones for recycling. Proceeds will be used to provide pre-paid calling cards to troops serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. "We feel Cell Phones for...

2010-03-01 09:59:00

DETROIT, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Little Caesar Enterprises, Inc. today announced it will be a proud sponsor of Cell Phones for Soldiers during the months of March and April. Little Caesars will collect used cell phones to help raise money for calling cards so our troops can call home. Beginning March 1, postage-paid envelopes will be available to Little Caesars customers across the country so they can donate their old cell phones to support our troops. Each retired cell phone donated...

2010-01-14 15:28:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ --ReCellular today announced a new way for Americans to provide support to the millions of victims of the January 12th earthquake in Haiti. Used cell phones can be sent in by downloading a prepaid mailing label at www.phonesforhaiti.com, with the proceeds going to the American Red Cross' charitable efforts. "The devastation in Haiti is slowly becoming all too clear," said Steve Manning, ReCellular CEO. "Sending in your used phone is a simple and...