Springtime is the Right Time to Donate Your Old Cell Phones

mobile phone recyclingDepending on where you live, it may not look anything like spring outside, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start your spring cleaning!

It’s a great time to donate your old clothes to charity, give unused toys to kids’ organizations and find new purposes for things you haven’t used in a while. But what do you do with those old cell phones in your junk drawer or attic?

With Cell Phones For Soldiers, you can donate used cell phones and mobile devices—regardless of their condition, working or not—to help our troops and veterans! Through our Minutes That Matter program, we recycle those devices for their valuable components and use that income to provide free talk time to deployed troops so they can stay connected with home. Our Helping Heroes Home program helps veterans in need with grants for things like communication services and eviction avoidance.

Simply letting those old cell phones collect dust takes up space in your home. Throwing them in the trash is harmful to the environment. So, donate your old cell phones to Cell Phones For Soldiers and give them new life to help our nation’s bravest men and women!

To donate, find a drop-off site near you or print your own shipping label at home to mail your phones or devices in. We accept new and used, working and nonworking, cell phones, smartphones, tablets and MP3 players.

Cell Phones For Soldiers is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Shop on Amazon and Support the Troops

Now through March 31, new AmazonSmile customers can triple their impact and support Cell Phones For Soldiers with their first AmazonSmile purchase., the world’s largest online retailer, donates a portion of customers’ purchases to selected charities and causes when they shop through the AmazonSmile program—at no extra cost to the customer.

How it works

Simply use this link to sign into your Amazon account with your regular login information, and select Cell Phones For Soldiers from the list of organizations. From there, you can access all of Amazon—whether you purchase a television or toilet paper, you’ll contribute to our mission of helping deployed American troops stay connected with their families, and helping veterans make it through financial troubles.

For the rest of March, first-time AmazonSmile shoppers supporting Cell Phones For Soldiers will see 1.5% of their eligible purchase prices donated to help our troops and veterans. Return customers’ purchases will send .5% of their spending to our organization, without spending a penny more.

AmazonSmile customers have contributed $70 million to worthy causes just by shopping online. Amazon Prime customers can access their regular Prime discounts when they shop through AmazonSmile.

Cell Phones For Soldiers is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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