Pay It Forward Friday with Hope Phones
Josh Nesbit had a simple idea that he has turned into an organization improving the lives of millions of people. Pay it Forward and watch the ABC news profile below.
Do you know that each day we discard over 500,000 cell phones?
If we’ve got your number, don’t despair, because by simply donating your old cell phone – you know, the one taking up space in your dresser drawer – you can save lives.
Hope Phones is an organization which recycles your used cell phone to benefit the global public health efforts of Medic Mobile, their parent organization, which advances healthcare in eleven countries with mobile technology. The ability to make a phone call enables health care providers to call patients in remote areas, which can sometime means the difference between life and death.
Hope Phones will take ANY cell phone, whether it’s in working order or not. and phones do not need to come complete with a charger or other accessories. Plus it’s FREE!
If Hope Phones can recycle just 1 percent of disposed phones each year, they can outfit 1 million health workers, improving the lives of 50 million people.
Click here to print out a prepaid shipping label that’s good for sending 1-10 phones to Hope Phones. They couldn’t make it any easier for you! This is a win-win all the way around.