Navigation Links
Verizon Wireless Kicks Off Wireless Phone Recycling Drive to Benefit Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
Date:7/29/2009

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- One out of every four American women will be a victim of domestic violence at some point during her life. Through its exclusive HopeLine(R) program, Verizon Wireless will demonstrate its commitment to ending the epidemic of domestic violence by holding a one-month phone collection drive at three Pittsburgh-area Verizon Wireless Communications Stores. The drive will benefit the Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh.

Starting on Saturday, August 1, community members can bring their unwanted wireless phones and accessories from any wireless provider to the Verizon Wireless Communications Stores at the following locations:

  • Century III Mall in West Mifflin;
  • The Waterfront in Homestead;
  • South Hills Village in Bethel Park.

The company's long-running HopeLine program collects no-longer-used wireless phones and equipment in any condition from any wireless service provider. The used phones are either refurbished or recycled. With the funds raised from the sale of the refurbished phones, Verizon Wireless donates wireless phones and airtime to victims, and provides funding and other contributions to non-profit domestic violence shelters and prevention programs across the country.

"In 2008, Pennsylvanians donated nearly 70,000 phones to the HopeLine program," said Roger Tang, president-Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia Region, Verizon Wireless. "It's because of our customers' continued support of HopeLine that we are able to make a difference in the lives of domestic violence victims."

At the conclusion of the month-long phone drive, Verizon Wireless will present a check to the Women's Center and Shelter to benefit programs at the center that are geared toward helping victims begin to rebuild their lives.

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving 87.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 87,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Verizon Wireless
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Verizon Introduces Broadband Video Call Center Link for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Customers in Mid-Atlantic Region
2. Verizon Awards $1.5 Million Grant to Expand American Foundation for the Blinds Web Site for Seniors With Age-Related Vision Loss
3. Verizon Wireless Charity Golf Tournament Raises More than $50,000 for Teams@Work
4. Congresswoman Norton, Mayor Fenty, Verizon and the Washington Wizards Join the Test for Life Campaign to Encourage HIV Screenings in DC
5. Verizon teams with MCG to test cutting-edge technology
6. Verizon Wireless Customers Can Now Get Medication Information and Dosing Reminders with the Pill Phone Application on Their Phones
7. Verizon Executive Urges Congress to Pass Health Care IT Legislation
8. TriZetto Maintains Prestigious Verizon Business Security Certification for Sixth Consecutive Year
9. Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval Awarded to Verizon Wireless for Sixth Consecutive Year
10. Verizon Wireless Continues Support of National HIV Testing Awareness Campaign
11. HealthiNations Health Video Library is Now Available on Verizon Hub, The New Touch Screen Home Phone System From Verizon Wireless
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/24/2016)... , ... May 24, 2016 , ... How to Write ... Raleigh, NC, http://www.fdanews.com/humanerrordrugdevice , Human error is known to be the major ... human error will ever be totally eliminated, many human performance problems can be prevented. ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... (PRWEB) May 24, 2016 -- Grow ... its Advisory Board. Joining the Grow Healthy Advisory Board team ... them embody the mission of our organization and bring talent, expertise ... them as we continue to expand our footprint as the leader ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... May 24, 2016 , ... Backed by ... logger for each job, ensuring the best suited solution to meet regulatory requirements. ... loggers at their lab in Istanbul. , Metroloji Okulu specializes in MadgeTech’s line ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... May 24, 2016 , ... The Radiosurgery Society (RSS), ... radiosurgery, is recognizing five medical residents and students for their outstanding contributions to ... The awards will be presented at the 2016 SRS/SBRT Scientific Meeting taking place ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... OR (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2016 , ... ... welcomed Peggy Kinst, a wellness specialist for forty years and a trainer for ... the Sharon Kleyne Hour Radio Talk Show on May 16, 2016. , Formerly ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/23/2016)... May 23, 2016 According ... Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022 ... Other), by Application (Drug Discovery and Development, Proteomics, ... (Pharmaceuticals, Life Science and Biotechnology, Academic and Research ... Research, the global mass spectrometry market ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... , May 23, 2016 ... for detection of multiple diseases; ,Technology to be presented ... Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew ... into a research agreement with Aurum Ventures MKI, the technology ... development of a new diagnostic approach for early detection ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... -- The global  reprocessed medical devices market ... according to a new study by Grand View Research, ... the lack of centralized support for waste disposal in ... for reprocessed medical devices market. Additionally, the long-term cost-efficiency ... the original device is the high impact rendering driver ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: