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Below are just a few of the media outlets that have featured 911 Cell Phone Bank.

Cheboygan residents asked to donate cell phones for seniors
May 5, 2011 - Alpena, MI
Daviess County, KY Partnering With 911 Cell Phone Bank
April 13, 2011
News 25 - Evansville, IN
Recycle those old cell phones
March 11, 2011 - Orlando, FL
Old cell phones put to good use
March 2, 2011
Sequim This Week - Port Angeles, WA
How your old cell phone can help save a life
February 18, 2011
13 Action News - Las Vegas, NV
Wanted: Dead or alive - Lake Odessa PD is seeking donations of old cell Phones
January 7, 2011
Sentinel Standard - Ionia, MI
Residents to receive phones for 911 calls
December 11, 2010
North Virginia Daily - Strasburg, VA
Braidwood honored as 2011 Chamber Citizen of the Year
December 7, 2010
Argus-Press - Owosso, MI
Best Cell Phone Plans for Seldom Calling Seniors
December 6, 2010
KFOR-TV - Oklahoma City, OK
Henderson officials to be available at "City Hall at the Mall'
November 19, 2010
Las Vegas Sun - Las Vegas, NV
911 Cell Phone Bank in Sanford News Police, phone bank join forces to provide free cell phones
October 10, 2010
Sanford News - Sanford, ME
911 Cell Phone Bank Feature Article Old phones collected for people in need
October 7, 2010
Abilene Online - Abilene, TX

Paulsboro man's emergency cell phone drive earns thanks from potential crime victim
September 27, 2010
The News-Herald - Salem County, NJ

Lake Sheriff's Office seeking old cell phones to donate
August 20, 2010
The News-Herald - Painesville, OH

Used cell phones being collected for 911 program
August 9, 2010
The Outer Banks Voice - Dare County, NC

Sheriff's Office starts cell phone bank program
August, 2010
The Anson Record - Wadesboro, NC

Collection for 911 Cell Phone Bank will take place at Salem County Fair
July 31, 2010
The News-Herald - Salem County, NJ

One man's trash ... can save another man's life
May 21 , 2010
Mining Gazette - Houghton, MI

Bay Area Police Seek Used Cell Phones For Seniors
January, 2010
KPIX - Walnut Creek, CA

Pleasant Prairie Police Collect Old Cell Phones
January, 2010 - Pleasant Prairie, WI

Walnut Creek police department now accepting used cell phones
January, 2010
Contra Costa Times - Martinez, CA

RSVP's new cell phone bank program to benefit elderly, domestic violence victims
January, 2010
Janesville Gazette - Janesville, WI

Recycled Phones Connect Residents With 911
July, 2009
Midland Daily News - Midland, MI

Lancaster Police and 911 Cell Phone Bank Join Forces
July, 2009
Pegasus News - Lancaster, TX

Discarded Cell Phones To Benefit Many
March, 2009
Carroll County Times - Westminster, MD

Discarded Cell Phones To Benefit Many
March, 2009
The Times - Frankfort, IN

Clear The Clutter
January, 2009
The Today Show - NY, NY

Used Phones To Benefit Abuse Victims
December, 2008
Daily Telegram- Adrian, MI

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Partner With Luzerne County To Collect Unused Cell Phones
December, 2008 - Wilkes-Barre, PA

Collecting Old Cell Phones To Help Abuse Victims
December, 2008 - Nashville,TN,USA

Old Cell Phones Could Fight Crime
October, 2008
Pensacole News Journal - Pensacola, FL

Options for Recycling Cell Phones
October, 2008
Bismark Tribune - Bismark, ND

911 Cell Phone bank Collecting Retired Phone
June, 2008
Daily Courier - Prescott, AZ

Options for Recycling Cell Phones
October, 2008
Chicago Tribune - Chicago, IL

Sunday Conversation: Protecting seniors goal of Oklahoma group
September, 2008 - Oklahoma City, OK

Sheriff’s Office Putting Old Cell Phones to Good Use
September, 2008
Southwest Times - Pulaksi, VA

Sheriff's Office and BOMA Conduct Cell Phone Drive
August, 2008
Chicago, IL

Cell Phone Drive Successful
August, 2008 - Oklahoma City, OK

Donated cell phones become safety link to 911
August, 2008 - Grand Rapids, MI

The Grand Haven Tribune

Police collecting cell phones for abuse victims
August, 2008
The Grand Haven Tribune - Grand Haven, MI

The Daily Telegram

Cell phones recycled
August, 2008
The Daily Telegram - Adrian, MI

Fairfield Daily Ledger

Sheriff's office collecting old cell phones
July, 2008
Fairfield Daily Ledger - Fairfield, IA


Seneca County seeks unwanted cell phones
July, 2008
The Post Standard - Syracuse, NY

Buckeye Country WSRW 106.7

Highland County Victim/Witness Program To Receive Cell Phones
July, 2008
Buckeye Country WSRW 106.7 - Hillsboro, OH

Eastern Kentucky University

EKU Retirees Association Donates Cell Phones
July, 2008
Eastern Kentucky University - Richmond, KY

Chatham Star Tribune

Working Smarter….
July, 2008
Chatham Star Tribune - Chatham, VA

The Record Courier

Cell phone recycling benefits seniors
, 2008
The Record Courier - Minden, NV

Escanaba Daily Press

TRIAD seeks cell phone deposits
, 2008
Escanaba Daily Press - Escanaba, MI

Pere Journal

Cell phones being collected for senior citizens
June, 2008
Pere Journal - De Pere, WI

The Daily Courier

911 cell phone bank collecting retired phones
June, 2008
The Daily Courier - Prescott, AZ

Santa Fe New Mexican

Senior in brief
June, 2008
Santa Fe New Mexican – Santa Fe, NM

Urbana Daily Citizen

Recycling cell phones helps senior citizens and others who need line to 911
June, 2008
Urbana Daily Citizen – Urbana, OH

Scarborough Leader

Free emergency cell phones for senior citizens
May, 2008
Scarborough Leader – Scarborough, ME

Recycling Cell Phones Now Required
May, 2008 – Sanford, ME


Main Agency:  Have a Cell Phone, Please Recycle
May, 2008
WMTW – Auburn, ME

Times Leader

Seniors’ News
May, 2008
Wilkes Barre Times Leader – Wilkes Barre, PA

Pensacola News Journal

Charities collect old cell phones
May, 2008
Pensacola News Journal - Pensacola, FL

Times Herald Record

Emergency for 911 Cell Phones
April, 2008
Times Herald Record – Middletown, NY

Area Agency on Aging will sponsor 41st annual senior dinner dance
April, 2008 – Wilkes Barre, PA

Henry County to give lifeline to residents with recycled cell phones
April, 2008 – Dothan, AL

People benefit from donations of used cell phones
April, 2008 – Westminster, CO


Old Cell Phones Could Save Lives
April, 2008

Humble Observer

FamilyTime Collects Old Cell Phones to Benefit Victims of Abuse
April, 2008


Area Nonprofits Helped Mother Earth Before Being Green Was Cool
April, 2008
Orlando Sentinel - Orlando, FL

Ocala Star Banner

Hundreds of Residents get Cell Phone to Call 911
, 2008
Ocala Star Banner – Ocala, FL

Dothan Eagle

Recycled Cell Phones
, 2008
Dothan Eagle – Dothan, AL

Times Union

Old CellPhones Are Needed
, 2008
Times Union.Com - Troy, NY

Times Leader

Local Briefs
, 2008
Wilkes Barre Times Leader – Wilkes Barre, PA

Times Leader

Seniors’ News
April, 2008
Wilkes Barre Times Leader – Wilkes Barre, PA

The Paris News

Don’t Throw Them Away – Recycle Cell Phones
March, 2008
The Paris News – Paris, TX


Recycled Cell Phones Help Save Lives
March, 2008 – Macon, GA

The Paris News

Family Haven sends out call
March, 2008
The Paris News – Paris, TX

Myrtle Beach Online

Old Cell Phones to be 911-coded for Seniors
March, 2008
Myrtle Beach Myrtle Beach, SC

Sheriff's Office collects cell phones for benefit
March, 2008 – Kalamazoo, MI

The Star Press

Muncie Mission Fundraiser
February, 2008 Muncie, IN


Used Cell Phones Answer the Call for Those in Need
February, 2008
The – Columbia, SC

The Republican American

Seniors getting benefit of Discarded Cell Phones
February, 2008
Republican American – Waterbury, CT

The Circleville Herald

Program provides cellular phones
February, 2008
Circleville Herald – Circleville, OH

The Leaf Chronicle

Cell phones find new life
January, 2008
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle – Clarksville,TN

Morris Daily Herald

Library collecting old phones for seniors
January, 2008
Morris Daily Herald – Morris, IL

The Leaf Chronicle

Donations bring a call for help
January, 2008
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle – Clarksville,TN

Urban Daily Citizen

Sheriff spearheads effort to organize partnership for seniors
January, 2008
Urbana Daily Citizen – Urbana,OH

WBAP Old Cell Phones Needed for Sr. Citizens
January, 2008
WBAP – Dallas, TX.

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