AmericanTowns.com and Cell Phones For Soldiers, a charity that recycles used cell phones for pre-paid calling cards, announced a promotional partnership to increase the collection of used cell phones and community drop-off locations across the nation.
Under terms of the alliance agreement, AmericanTowns will provide local residents with details on how and where to donate their used cell phones to the Cell Phones For Soldiers program, and will provide instructions on how to establish new drop off locations, as well as its free “one click” publicity tool to help communities increase consumer participation in the program. Cell Phones For Soldiers will promote AmericanTowns in its publicity initiatives and online promotions to encourage consumers to visit or establish Cell Phones For Soldiers collection centers in their communities.
Cell Phones For Soldiers is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that recycles used cell phones for cash and uses proceeds to buy pre-paid calling cards for US troops deployed away from home. It’s mission is to help American soldiers overseas call home and encourage other Americans to help make this possible. Used cell phones are donated around the nation through a network of over 3,000 collection sites and then sent to ReCellular, which then pays Cell Phones for Soldiers for each phone collected. To date, the program has raised more than $1 million in donations and has distributed more than 400,000 prepaid calling cards to our troops overseas.
Originally posted on December 19, 2008 @ 7:16 pm