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November 25, 2015

Honor Your Heroes and Yourself this #GivingTuesday, December 1

giving-tuesday-2015The research is clear: giving not only benefits recipients, but it boosts:

  • the givers’ health and happiness,
  • promotes social connection and
  • can strengthen entire communities.

And between Thanksgiving and Christmas there’s a day that marks the perfect time to celebrate this spirit of generosity that increases quality of life, for you and those you love.

On this December 1, #GIVINGTUESDAY, a global day dedicated to giving back, you can honor a loved one with a simple, powerful gift of a monetary donation or a gently used cell phone, smart phone or tablet to Cell Phones For Soldiers. And reap all the rewards, from increased health, happiness, sense of well-being, better relations, and the knowledge that your gift is doing the same for American troops and veterans in need.

Your donation on #GivingTuesday is one way to build gratitude in everyday life. According to Barbara Fredrickson, a pioneering happiness researcher, “cultivating gratitude in everyday life is one of the keys to increasing personal happiness.”

From here, it’s easy to see how giving can create a virtuous cycle, spreading from one generous act.

Consider giving yourself, your loved ones and Cell Phones For Soldiers a gift of happiness and health this #Giving Tuesday, December 1 (and get a tax deduction!), in the following ways:

By supporting us on #GivingTuesday, you will assist in providing a lifeline to America’s bravest.

  • A $10 donation= 5 hours of talk time for troops, affording them the opportunity to hear their child’s voice during the holidays.
  • A $25 donation = 12.5 hours of talk time for troops.
  • A $50 donation = one cell phone with one month of service for a veteran, allowing them to find a job or speak to a doctor.
  • A $100 donation= new eye glasses for a veteran. 

 

Make a monetary donation now.

You can also support Cell Phones For Soldiers’ efforts by:

Thank you for your support on #GivingTuesday and all year in providing a lifeline for America’s bravest.

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