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  • Cell Phones for Soldiers Cell Phones for Soldiers

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Mission Statement

Cell Phones for Soldiers raises money via the collection of used mobile phones. Once collected, the phones are processed by ReCellular, the world's largest recycler of used mobile devices.

Cell Phones for Soldiers utilizes the money from reselling the devices to purchase pre-paid calling cards to benefit the soldiers overseas.

Description

  • Founded in April 2004 by Robbie and Brittany Bergquist, then 12 and 13, with $21 of their own money.
  • The Bergquist family has raised more than $5 million in donations and distributed more than 1,000,000 pre-paid calling cards to troops overseas.
  • Currently, Cell Phones for Soldiers has more than three thousand collection points across the United States.

Website

http://cellphonesforsoldiers.com

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