Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Tip #10 – Donate a Cell Phone

Observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month by donating old or unwanted cell phones to domestic violence organizations or shelters.  Better yet, even get your religious group, school or company to organize a phone drive. 

First step:  Go to and look at this article titled How to Donate Your Old Cell Phone to Help Victims of Domestic Violence for instructions on things like erasing your phone’s address book, texts and confidential information. 

Next:  Where to donate?  Start by contacting a domestic violence organization or women’s group in your area to see if they’re accepting phones.  Otherwise, check out any of the groups listed below:

October is Domestic Violence Awareness MonthIf you need immediate help, call National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TDD).  Crime Prevention 101