Cell Phone Donations Benefit Local Domestic Violence Victims

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Updated: 2/28/2013 11:00 pm

Your old cell phone could make a huge difference in the life of a domestic violence victim.

Reporter dave martinson tells us how.

This local business is reaching beyond their doors to benefit those who stand in need in the pocatello and chubbuck communites

This idaho-based company has found a way to give back to the community via cell phones.

Syringa wireless, a cell phone service provider, has instituted a recycling program that allows individuals to donate cell phones, functional or not, to help individuals in our area.

The family services alliance of southeast idaho is among the organization who will benefit from the program. They will give the phones to aid domestic violence victims.

Scott Dike, General Manager of Syringa Wireless said, "It gives them a 911 or a safety phone in the event of something happening."

Dike went on to reassure potential donors that their old phone will benfit the needy.

"If they have a way to give back to the community, they could put it in the recycling program they know that it's gonna go to good use," added Dike.

You can donate your used cell phone at all of the local syringa wireless locations.

The following locations are ready for your used cell phone donations:


StoreAddressHours
Pocatello Downtown233 N. Main St. Pocatello, IDMonday - Saturday 9am - 6pm
Pocatello Yellowstone1105 Yellowstone Ave Pocatello, IDMonday - Saturday 9am - 8pm
Idaho Falls Hitt Rd2940 S. 25th East Hitt Rd Idaho Falls, IDMonday - Saturday 9am - 8pm
Twin Falls Blue Lakes509 N. Blue Lakes Blvd. Twin Falls, IDMonday - Saturday 9am - 8pm
Rexburg Main131 E. Main St. Rexburg, IDMonday - Saturday 9am - 8pm
Jerome Lincoln1003 S. Lincoln Jerome, IDMonday - Saturday 9am - 6pm
Blackfoot99 W. Bridge St. Blackfoot, IDMonday - Saturday 9am - 6pm
Blackfoot Ridley's1295 Parkway Drive Blackfoot, IDMonday - Saturday 9am - 6pm
Soda Springs132 S. Main St. Soda Springs, IDMonday - Friday 9am - 5pm



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