ELPD has added a drop off box for anyone who wants to donate their old cell phone to benefit soldiers and veterans. The non-profit organization “Cell Phones For Soldiers” is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing cost-free communication services and emergency funding to active-duty military members and veterans. The drop-off box can be found in our lobby area.
Since 2004, Cell Phones For Soldiers…
- Has provided more than 300 million minutes of free talk time.
- Since July 2012, Helping Heroes Home has assisted more than 3,100 veterans and their families with emergency funding.
- Recycled more than 15 million cell phones, reducing the impact on landfills.
- Mails approximately 1,500 calling cards each week.