The studio for Photo and Video by Joe Goldsberry is an official drop off location for Cell Phones for Soldiers. If you have no idea what Cell Phones for Soldiers is all about, I am here to fill you in with the facts! Cell Phones for Soldiers was founded by two teenagers from Norwell, Mass. Siblings Robbie and Brittany Bergquist, at the ages of 12 and 13, decided they wanted to show their family's appreciation for the men and women who have sacrificed the day-to-day contact with their own families to serve in the U.S. armed forces. Started in 2004, they have raised over 7 million dollars in donations, having collected over 8.3 million cellular devices.
You can drop off your old, discarded, and even broken cell phones at any official drop off (including Photo and Video by Joe Goldsberry's studio at 29 Church Ave., Whitman). Cell Phones for Soldiers sends the old phones for recycling and uses the money from that to purchase calling cards, which are then sent to soldiers overseas, so they can call home to their loved ones without adding a financial burden to an already stressful time. Every $5 raised provides 2.5 hours of talk time.
You can also request talk time to be sent to a soldier you know overseas.
Cell Phones for Soldiers is a program that Photo and Video by Joe Goldsberry is happy to support, and we hope that you will consider supporting them, too. Give us a call at 774-240-1152 if you want to drop off some old cell phones. We have already collected and sent off approximately 200 cell phones since we became an official drop off location.
Visit Cell Phones for Soldiers blog, and read about how such a small act on your part can make such a big difference in the life of a soldier.