304 SPORTS SCORES
  • Parkersburg Catholic 41Gilmer County 20Final[ view all ]
  • South Harrison 14Paden City 6Final[ view all ]
  • Valley Wetzel 22Tyler Consolidated 36Final[ view all ]
  • Grafton 54North Marion 28Final[ view all ]
  • Buckhannon-Upshur 44Preston 14Final[ view all ]
  • Tucker County 42Petersburg 0Final[ view all ]
  • Robert C. Byrd 21Elkins 0Final[ view all ]
  • Clay-Battelle 18Notre Dame 36Final[ view all ]
  • Bridgeport 42Fairmont Senior 7Final[ view all ]
  • Liberty 7Doddridge County 26Final[ view all ]
  • Williamstown 24Ritchie County 6Final[ view all ]
  • University 27Morgantown 20Final[ view all ]
  • East Fairmont 21Philip Barbour 7Final[ view all ]
National News | Closings | Funerals | HighScore | Monday's Most Wanted | Crime Watch | TV Lisitngs | Lottery | Bio's | FCC File | More ›
   
   
 
AT&T Works to Provide Cell Phones for Soldiers
Written by Erin MacPherson
Last updated on November 08, 2013 @ 7:21PM
Created on November 08, 2013 @ 6:30PM

Do you have an old cell phone you don't know what to do with? You could donate it to someone who's fighting for our country.

AT&T is hosting a program called Cell Phones for Soldiers. They are collecting phones of all shapes and sizes throughout the extended weekend. All you have to do is restore your phone to factory settings and drop it off, or trade in it for a prepaid calling card. Then either that phone or card will be given to a soldier so they can call home. A manager for AT&T  told 5 News this is a small way we can give back.

"AT&T is committed to keeping all active military members in touch with all of their family members back home. Any phone you want to bring into the program and turn in you can. The smartphones and the higher dollar phones obviously produce a higher calling card. Any phone that you want to bring in is compatible" said Dawn Pride, Manager. 

If you want to donate your phone just visit your local AT&T store.


Share
Add your Comment
You must have an active WDTV.COM user account to post comments. Please login to your account, or create your free account today!

Comments (3)
Nov 09, 2013 at 8:44 AM
Oh great. So AT&T gets the 'credit' for the phones, yet it's other PEOPLE donating the phones? So they are stupid if they think soldiers are going to thank them. We should be thanking those citizens who 'donated' the phones. AT&T is NOT donating them; others are!! What a company; take credit for something others are doing. SOund familiar???
Nov 09, 2013 at 8:42 AM
AT&T Is Reportedly Getting Paid $10M for Voluntarily Giving Call Data to the CIA. I don't think anyone wants their service now; ya think??????????
Nov 09, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Oh yeah, they have a motive for the move. They work with the corrupt NSA to give them ALL private phone call data from law-abiding citizens who use their service. Yeah, do the research as this info is already out there and available to anyone who 'cares' enough for the truth!
WVFX FOX10 on Facebook
WVFX FOX10 on Twitter
WDTV on YouTube
Contact WDTV
WDTV RSS Feeds
WDTV SMS
WDTV Mobile App