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2014-04-14 23:04:54

New Logo Unveiled to Kick Off Next Decade of Service Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Ten years ago, Robbie and Brittany Bergquist, then 12 and 13 years old, answered the call to serve the men and women donning United States military uniforms. After seeing a local television news story about a soldier who accumulated an approximate $8000 phone bill from calling home, the Bergquist teens took action and founded Cell Phones For Soldiers® in 2004. Through its “Minutes That Matter”...

2014-04-02 12:22:51

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exciting pre-game warm-up to the NCAA® Final Four®, local residents will have the opportunity to Do Game Day Right(TM) and bring in old TVs, computers and other electronic equipment for responsible recycling - free of charge. Official NCAA Corporate Partner LG Electronics USA will offer a special eCycling drop-off event utilizing the services of Waste Management. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d...

2014-03-27 23:22:19

“Minutes That Matter”, Cell Phones For Soldiers Largest Service Program For U.S. Troops and Veterans, Reached Afghanistan, Qatar, Germany and More Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 In 2013, Cell Phones For Soldiers connected 380,000 military families with more than 23 million minutes of free talk time. The calls from the United States to servicemen and women reached more than a dozen locations around the world including Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Germany and more. According to...

2014-03-24 23:00:44

The senior living community has been designated as a drop point for Cell Phones for Soldiers. Wilmington Island, GA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Summer Breeze Senior Living is proud to announce that they are collecting cell phones to donate to the non-profit organization, Cell Phones for Soldiers. They have recently been named as a designated drop point for the collection. Cell Phones for Soldiers, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is dedicated to keeping military families connected. They do...

2014-02-25 23:21:54

In 2013, Cell Phones For Soldiers' Minutes That Matter program provided more than 23 million minutes of free talk time to troops abroad; the charity's Helping Heroes Homes program aided more than 370 veterans with needs related to transitioning to civilian life. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 With the recent conclusion of its ninth year, Cell Phones For Soldiers took to the medal podium with continued positive results in 2013 for its programs benefiting military families and...

2014-01-29 23:24:00

Cell Phones for Soldiers is proudly celebrating 10 years of connecting troops to loved ones, providing more than 204 million minutes of free talk time to military members. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 On April 12, Cell Phones for Soldiers will celebrate a decade of connecting troops with their loved ones. After 10 years in operation, the charity still provides approximately 7,500 calling cards each week to Unites States military members stationed around the world. The charity was...

2013-12-31 23:00:46

Social media has become the most important way to educate people on how to recycle and about the benefits of recycling. FreeRecyclingQuotes.com has developed a social network for recycling companies to share articles, press releases, and videos about the many types of materials that can be recycled. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Social media has become the most important way to educate people on how to recycle and about the benefits of recycling. FreeRecyclingQuotes.com has...

2013-12-10 23:22:51

Veterans also in need of support with emergency funding. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 With nearly 19,000 troops stationed in Afghanistan, according to the United States Department of Defense, a call home can be difficult during the holidays. Cell Phones for Soldiers® answers the call for troops by providing “Minutes that Matter”, a precious phone call to connect with loved ones. “Minutes that Matter” is a long-standing program that provides free calling cards to...

2013-11-07 23:26:25

Charity Has Assisted Active-Duty Troops and Veterans for Nearly 10 Years Boston (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 With five days remaining until the 75th celebration of Veterans Day, Cell Phones for Soldiers® also celebrates its 200th million minute donated to active-duty troops and veterans. Since 2004, Cell Phones for Soldiers has actively supported troops serving overseas by providing an estimated 3.3 million calling cards allowing military members a free call home. The milestone...

2013-10-23 04:21:22

Manufacturer-funded recycling program has saved 200 million pounds of electronics from landfills SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the state's electronics recycling program, E-Cycle Washington, celebrated its fifth anniversary and announced that, since launching in January 2009, the program has kept more than 200 million pounds of electronics out of underdeveloped nations and landfills through free-to-consumer recycling and reuse/refurbishment programs. E-Cycle...