Recently I purchased a book from www.amazon.com
. I received with the book an envelope for a cool new program that has been created to help our troops in the Middle East be able to contact home a little easier. It is called “Cell Phones for Soldiers.”
It came as a plastic sealable bag to put old and used cell phones in so they can be activated to send over seas. I thought it was a great idea to help families keep in touch, even if it is just for a few minutes.
The program is free to anyone who wants to participate, and the only cost is that old phone that you really don’t need anyways. What a great idea!
The mission of the program is to help our troops call home! There are a few things they ask you to do when sending the phone:
•Be sure the power to the phone is off.
•If you still have the battery, keep it attached to the phone.
•Place the phone in the provided envelope, and put it in the mail.
If you would like to receive one of these envelopes, you can get on the website to find out more information about the program, and also see how your old cell phone will reconnect our troops to their families back at home. The web address is: www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com
What a great way to recycle those old phones you haven’t used in a while, and why not give the gift of reconnecting families to the soldiers.