Cell Phones For Soldiers Inc

Rating: 4.86 stars   69 reviews

Address:

5665 N Commerce Ct Alpharetta GA 30004 USA

Mission:

Cell Phones For Soldiers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing free means of communication to the men and women serving in the United States military.

Results:

Provided more than 220 million minutes of pre-paid calling cards Prevented more than 13 million phones from ending up in landfills Cell Phones for Soldiers mails approximately 10,000 calling cards a week

Target demographics:

troops and veterans.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

more than 50,000 troops and veterans with communication tools/calling cards

Programs:

Minutes That Matter, the charity’s long-standing program, provides free calling cards to servicemen and women. Since 2004, the charity has provided more than 220 million minutes of free talk time for troops and veterans. On average, the charity fulfills 2,500 calling card requests each week. Helping Heroes Home, was created July 2012 to aid veterans with emergency financial assistance. The program assists with one-time emergency needs such as providing a cell phone and service; computer and internet; paying for rent to avoid eviction; imperative car repairs; and more.

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470-375-4688
www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com

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Rating: 5 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

They really go above and beyond the call of duty. It is a great service they provide and it has helped multiple people I know.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

I purchased 2 phones that were originally donated to Cell Phones for Soldiers and then refurbished by Dynamic Tech Direct. I love supporting as great cause and reusing vs buying new! My partner is a disabled veteran, and I feel good knowing I can support the soldiers and their loved ones!

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2015

 
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1 person found this review helpful

Great non-profit organization. They took my old useless cell phone and turned it into a calling card so my son could call home from Iraq. GREAT JOB!!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I was introduced to Cell Phones For Soldiers over a year ago. After researching this organization, I found that what they do for soldiers overseas is awesome! Giving our troops the opportunity to call back home and speak with family members (and not have to pay thousands of dollars) is just a great program. If you can, please donate to Cell Phone For Soldiers. It's very easy and doesn't take much time.

 
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1 person found this review helpful

Cell Phones for Soldiers made getting rid of our family's old cell phones easy, secure, and comforting knowing that our material was being handled properly, and the proceeds would benefit a great cause.

 
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3 people found this review helpful

I am from the corporate office of Pak Mail Centers of America, and our office and our nationwide franchised locations are long time supporters of Cell Phones for Soldiers. This organization is one of the most amazing non-profit operations that supports our military.

We recently teamed up with Cell Phones for Soldiers for a month-long phone donation drive for Military Appreciation Month this past May. Our franchisees look forward to helping boost cell phone donations, and when we have military-focused events, holidays, and everyday social media promotions, we always look for ways to team with with CPFS.

Pak Mail locations collect mobile phone donations and ship to Cell Phones for Soldiers partner, who refurbishes the phones to then provide calling cards for soldiers serving overseas. It is a program that all Pak Mail locations are proud to support, and we are proud to partner and support Cell Phones for Soldiers in any way that we can!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Cell Phones For Soldiers is a wonderful organization that provides free calling cards to our brave service men and women abroad so that they can call home for free. And it's all thanks to those volunteers and generous donors out there that collect and donate their old cell phones to the charity. Any active duty military member or veteran can request calling cards directly on their website. What a way to support our troops overseas so they can stay strong by connecting to their loved ones! They also support veterans in need with their sister charity Helping Heroes Home. Love this charity!

 
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1 person found this review helpful

CPFS is a great way for me to put to better use the unused cell phones laying around my home. So many soldiers are deployed without a way to call home. I love that they will convert my old phones into calling cards.

Was your donation impactful?

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How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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1 person found this review helpful

CPFS is an organization that has made a huge difference in the lives our troops and their families. Check out the new initiative, Helping Heroes Home: www.helpingheroeshome.org

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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12 people found this review helpful

I was introduced to this site via my FRG group and in reading all that it has done I took it upon myself to collect cell phones from my family. Anything I can do even once my husband is back stateside will be done for this organization. GREAT WORK Thank you!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

my husband received calling cards that he was able to distribute to his soldiers.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

n/a

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

is thier creativity on creating funding.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

I have not met any.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

make sure all deployed soldiers could make sure they had access to family.

Ways to make it better...

cant think of anything

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

funding

One thing I'd also say is that...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

 
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