Help victims of domestic violence call 911 in an emergency by donating to YWCA Domestic Violence Department’s Support Network Program’s Cell Phone Drive.
Donations of unwanted cell phones: PROVIDE victims of domestic violence with free cell phones to call 911 in an emergency. HELP raise $$$s for critical services for individuals and families experiencing domestic violence. PROTECT the environment by recycling.
All Cell Phones Wanted! Any brand, any model, functioning or non-functioning, with or without chargers/accessories. Ask your family members, friends, neighbors, co-workers, fellow students to donate. Ask your local school, hospital, faith community, civic group or corporation to participate. YWCA Support Network Program has an ongoing need for cell phones.
Hosting a Group Drive? Advertise in newsletters, via e-mail and on social networking websites. Ask us about collection boxes, promotional flyers, brochures, and donation receipts.
Drop-off or mail your cell phones: Domestic Violence Department, Support Network Program YWCA Silicon Valley, 375 South Third Street, San Jose, CA 95112 Drop-off hours: Mon - Fri, 9:00am - 5:00pm. (Closed 12:00pm – 12:30pm) Metered street parking - 25cents/15mins - available on South Third Street and surrounding streets. USPS has Priority Mail Flat Rate shipping starting at $5.60 (no weight restrictions). Have 30+ phones? Ask us about FREE shipping!
Tax donation receipt available by request.
Tel: 408 295 4011 Ext 395
Note: Phones are cleared of data, refurbished and reprogrammed before redistribution to victims of domestic violence by the processing facility we use. We recommend that donors unlock the phone, de-activate the service and erase personal data. To remove data from cell phone(s), go online and search “erase data on cell phone” and choose from the various options.