Titans Asking Fans to Donate Cell Phones for Soldiers at Sunday's Game




NASHVILLE, Tenn. —TheTennessee TitansandAT&T** are asking fans to bring their used cell phones to Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at LP Field.

The wireless phones will be collected at seven drop locations outside LP Field with collection beginning at 12:30 p.m. through kickoff.  Once collected, the used cell phones will be recycled and the proceeds will help benefit the organization "Cell Phones for Soldiers," a program that gives prepaid calling cards to U.S. troops stationed overseas.

The Tennessee Titans have enjoyed great success with their annual stadium drives and will continue to collect items at the following stadium drives this season:

• Second Harvest Food Drive — Nov. 15

• Coat Drive — Nov. 29

• Toys for Tots Drive — Dec. 13

• Nurses for Newborns Baby Shower — Dec. 20

About Cell Phones for Soldiers:  
"Cell Phones for Soldiers" turns old cell phones into more than 12 million minutes of prepaid calling cards for U.S. troops stationed overseas.  To do so, "Cell Phones for Soldiers" hopes to collect 50,000 cell phones each month through a network of more than 3,000 collection sites across the country.  Cell Phones for Soldiers was founded by teenagers Robbie and Brittany Bergquist from Norwell, Mass., with $21 of their own money. Since then the organization has raised almost $2 million in donations and distributed more than 500,000 prepaid calling cards to soldiers serving overseas.  For more information about "Cell Phones for Soldiers" log onto www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com.

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