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Your old cell phone can help an American soldier stay in contact with loved ones

(WXYZ) - Cell Phones for Soldiers hopes to turn old cell phones into more than 12 million minutes of prepaid calling cards for U.S. troops stationed overseas. To do so, Cell Phones for Soldiers expects to collect 50,000 cell phones each month through a network of more than 3,000 collection sites across the country.

The phones are sent to ReCellular, which pays Cell Phones for Soldiers for each donated phone – enough to provide an hour of talk time to soldiers abroad.

"Americans will replace an estimated 130 million cell phones this year," says Mike Newman, vice president of ReCellular, "with the majority of phones either discarded or stuffed in a drawer. Most people don't realize that the small sacrifice of donating their unwanted phones can have a tremendous benefit for a worthy cause like Cell Phones for Soldiers."

Cell Phones for Soldiers was founded by teenagers Robbie and Brittany Bergquist from Norwell, Mass., with $21 of their own money. Since then, the registered 501c3 non-profit organization has raised almost $2 million in donations and distributed more than 500,000 prepaid calling cards to soldiers serving overseas.

Through increased fundraising efforts, the Bergquist family hopes to raise more than $9 million in the next five years to fund new programs, such as providing video phones with prepaid service to allow soldiers abroad to see their families on a regular basis.

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AT&T and Cell Phones for Soldiers: Wireless Device Recycling Double Duty

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AT&T and Cell Phones for Soldiers (CPFS) are giving wireless customers, of any carrier, the chance to recycle their old wireless devices and donate the proceeds to a good cause.

AT&T and CPFS have created a free online tool designed to help individuals conduct their own donation drives with a new electronic starter kit, available at

Anyone looking to recycle a cell phone, from any carrier, can drop off used cell phones and accessories at any of the 2,000-plus AT&T stores across the U.S. Or, they can download free shipping labels from

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Cell Phones for Soldiers collects used cell phones for recycling. The organization, founded by teens Robbie and Brittany Bergquist, has raised a million dollars and distributed more than 400,000 calling cards.

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Cell Phones for Soldiers On “The View”

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Brittany and Robbie Bergquist discovered they could collect old cell phones, recycle them and with money earned, mail pre-paid calling cards overseas to military personel on active duty.

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Brittany Bergquist recognized as one of the ‘Best & Brightest’

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NORWELL – Thirteen local students were honored by Community Newspaper Co. as The Best & The Brightest in an award ceremony last week.

The Best & The Brightest is a recognition program designed to spotlight outstanding young adults in communities covered by CNC’s local newspapers. Readers were invited to nominate individuals between the ages of 16 and 21 who deserved to be honored, whether for academic achievement, volunteerism, athletic prowess, artistic acumen or the pursuit of excellence in another field. It was sponsored this year by Jordan Hospital.

The 13 winners, chosen by a selection committee of community leaders, were featured in a special section that was published the first week of June.

The winners are Corey Belaief of Plymouth, Brittany Bergquist of Norwell, Austin Breslow of Cohasset, Emily Felix of Kingston, Joshua Goldman of Weymouth, Chris Kasper of Scituate, Rory McGuire of Braintree, Timothy O’Mara of Hanover, Jay Ribeiro of Wareham, Kelly Ryan of Hingham, Katelyn Sassorossi of Pembroke, Lija Treibergs of Duxbury and Joshua Warren of Marshfield.

Cell Phones for Soldiers Featured on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric

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For a 7-year-old who’s missing his daddy and a father thousands of miles away at war, a phone call is not just a chance to catch up: It’s the only way to cope, CBS News correspondent Kelly Wallace reports.

‘Cell Phones for Soldiers’ on the CBS Early Show

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Two Massachusetts teens who founded “Cell Phones for Soldiers” tell The Early Show how they raised over $130,000 to help soldiers call home.

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