Cell Phones for Soldiers Inc. (CPFS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing deployed and returning troops cost-free methods to communicate with family while serving in the United States military. Based in Norwell, Mass., CPFS was founded in 2004 by Robbie and Brittany Bergquist, then 12 and 13 years old. From the recycling of used mobile phones and cash donations, the organization has raised more than $7 million, collected more than 7.5 million cell phones and provided troops overseas with more than 90 million minutes of free talk time. CPFS has announced its commitment to provide 750,000 communication tools in 2011 to service members stationed around the world, fulfilling a financial and emotional need of deployed soldiers, sailor, airmen, and Marines. Request a phone Cell phone requests can be made for any active duty military or veteran that has a legitimate need for a prepaid cell phone. Phones will be provided with 30 days of unlimited usage within the United States. Additional minutes can be purchased by the recipient, or requests for additional minutes can be made prior to the end of 30 days. Phone request form. Donate an old cell phone If you're interested in donating your old cell phone(s) and associated accessories to CPFS, you can do so at any of the more than 40,000 registered donation boxes located in the U.S. Find a cell phone donation center near you. It's also possible to donate your old cell phone via mail. To download a FREE postage-paid shipping label, please click here. Send your cell phones to: Cell Phones for SoldiersC/O ReCellular2555 Bishop Circle WestDexter, MI 48130 Donate your old cell phone worry-free! The Cell Phone Data Eraser gives you the tools you need to remove personal information from your cell phone. Donate money Donate money via check, money order, PayPal, or credit card.
Cell Phones for Soldiers