Our Programs

Each contribution to Cell Phones For Soldiers provides military members with precious talk time through our Minutes That Matter program, and it gives each qualified veteran a cellular device to assist with employment, contacting loved ones and communicating with veteran resources.

Cell Phones For Soldiers Mobile: Veteran Phone Application

Cell Phones for Soldiers Mobile is a program that will provide veterans with a free phone and year of paid phone service. By partnering with an MVNO, we are able provide an affordable monthly plan to give back to our heroes at home. We want to make it easy to connect with loved ones, seek employment opportunties and contact veteran resources. If you are a veteran or representing a veteran, please select the button below and fill out the form. You will be notified when your phone is ready to go.

Minutes That Matter: International Minutes

Since 2004, our Minutes That Matter program has had a simple mission: to help troops call home at no charge. More than 400 million minutes of free talk time have been provided by sending more than 5 million calling cards to servicemen overseas.

Request free talk time for your troops.


Helping Heroes Home

Helping Heroes Home, an initiative of Cell Phones for Soldiers, provides one-time emergency funds for returning veterans to alleviate communication challenges as well as physical, emotional and assimilation hardships.

To request assistance from Helping Heroes Home, please speak to your Veterans Service Officer and have them contact Cell Phones For Soldiers for more information. info@cellphonesforsoldiers.com

Self-Paid Label

Thank you for taking the extra step to cover shipping costs for your donated devices! Not only is your device donation tax-deductible, so are the shipping costs. 

Simply click and print this preaddressed label and follow the shipping instructions below:

1. Count the number of donated phones for your records.

2. Place the phones flat across the bottom of the box and layer them with newspaper or bubblewrap to avoid damage.

3. Keep batteries attached to phones. If there is no battery, place tape over terminal ends.

4. Due to federal shipping regulations, you must print a battery warning label for each package. Click here to print. Affix one label to the outside of each box. 

5. You must affix (USPS) or a prepay waybill (UPS, FedEx, DHL) in order for your package to reach us.

5. You will not receive an e-mail confirmation when your package arrives. Click here to print a donation receipt.