Two teens started the Cell Phones for Soldiers program when they learned that one soldier's phone bill climbed to a whopping $8,000 as he stayed in touch with his family. Robbie and Brittany Bergquist wanted a way for soldiers to be able to call home and stay in touch with thier loved ones at little or no cost.
What they thought would only be a statewide program, turned into a national and even international effort. People drop off their unwanted cell phones at any of AT&T's 1,800 locations throughout the U.S. The phones are sold, and then the money is turned into phone cards for the soldiers.
The brother-sister combo are surprised about how much their program has grown, and they are loving every minute of being able to help out such a worthy cause. Especially during the holiday season, they say it's really important for a soldier to be able to call home.
You can drop off your cell phones at the Sherman AT&T store, or many other AT&T locations throughout Texoma.
Call or stop by:
301 E Us Highway 82, Sherman, TX 75092
Customer service representatives in Sherman will be happy to pass along the store information of other places in Texoma where phones can be dropped off and donated.