Who We Are
Cell Phones For Soldiers is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing cost-free communication services and emergency funding to active-duty military members and veterans. Since 2004, we have provided more than 400 million minutes of free talk time servicemen and women and recycled more than 25 million cell phones reducing the impact on landfills.
What We Do
Cell Phones For Soldiers uses proceeds from donated cell phones to purchase international calling cards for troops to call home and to provide emergency funding to veterans.
Since 2004, Cell Phones For Soldiers has provided more than 400 million minutes of free talk time.
Mailed over 2,500 calling cards each week to service men and women abroad.
Recycled more than 25 million cell phones, reducing the impact on landfills.
Since July 2012, Helping Heroes Home has assited more than 5,000 veterans and their families with emergency funding.
How It Works
Proceeds are used to purchase prepaid international calling cards for troops and to provide emergency funding for veterans.
Any and all cell phones and smart phones, working or broken.
Any and all iPads, tablets, and mp3 players, working or broken.
Chargers for phones, tablets, or mp3 players.
Any accessories such as cases etc. in their original packaging.
We do not accept laptops or computers of any kind.
Cellphone or tablet accessories not in their original packaging.
Keep Your Personal Information Safe
Cell Phones For Soldiers and our recycling partner is R2:2013 (Responsible Recycling) and NAID (National Association for Information Destruction) AAA certified and follows the Department of Defense standards for wiping hard drives and devices. For more information on deleting personal information prior to donating, please click here.
The GreatNonprofits Top-Rated Awards is the one and only people’s choice award where volunteers, donors and people served by nonprofits are asked to share stories of inspiration, express their appreciation and help nonprofits earn a spot on the prestigious GreatNonprofits List.
Since 2004, Cell Phones For Soldiers has recycled over 25 million devices. R2 Responsible Recycling is a standard specifically created for the electronics recycling industry by Sustainable Electronics Recycling International. The R2 Standard provides common set of safety and environmental processes, measures and documentation requirements.