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 Donate your old cell phones and accessories!

The Staff Senate has been collaborating with Alumni Relations in a cell phone drive that benefits Next Door Solutions which promotes safety for battered women and their children. The SCU community helps by donating unwanted cell phones and accessories (working or not). Phones are recycled in an environmentally-safe and responsible manner, with proceeds benefitting essential support programs, including emergency shelters. Here's how it works - Next Door Solutions has a non-profit recycling partner, Shelter Alliance, who pays them for used, unwanted cell phones. They pay Next Door anywhere from 50 cents to $100 (no, that's not a typo) per phone. They can even accept iphones, blackberries and androids. Shelter Alliance even pays for the shipping, so it costs the Next Door organization nothing. Phones and their accessories can be dropped off any time at the Alumni Relations office reception desk located in Donohoe Alumni House.

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