Help HopeLine Reach 1 Million Donated Phones To Support Domestic Violence Victims in 2015
Domestic violence is a problem that impacts our homes, our neighbors, our communities and more. Domestic Violence does not discriminate. It happens to all walks of life. Men, women, rich or poor, many around our country are victims of domestic violence. Her are a few statistics that show just how rampant domestic violence is:
- 1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime.[iii]
- Men are the victims of nearly 3 million physical assaults in the U.S. [iii]
- On a typical day, more than 20,000 phone calls are placed to domestic violence hotlines nationwide. [ii]
- More than 3 million children witness domestic violence in their homes each year. [iii]
HopeLine is an amazing organization that provides financial support to non-profit domestic violence organizations and agencies that are committed to connecting victims and survivors to vital and helpful resources. Verizon has a longstanding commitment to raise domestic violence awareness and prevention, and is made possible with their HopeLine program.
How does HopeLine work?
Verizon is committed to helping the 1 in 3 women, 1 in 4 men and more than 3 million children in the United States impacted by domestic violence.
Verizon supports the efforts of domestic violence organizations and agencies to prevent domestic violence, educate communities on cultivating healthy relationships and empower victims and survivors with resources and tools to rebuild and succeed. Through HopeLine, they aim to prevent, educate and empower!
Verizon has donated millions of wireless phones through the HopeLine program, complete with minutes and text messaging, to domestic violence shelters and non-profit organizations for use by victims and survivors. YOU CAN HELP!
How YOU CAN HELP!
HopeLine collects no-longer used wireless phones, batteries,chargers and accessories in any condition from any service provider to benefit victims and survivors of domestic violence. Wireless phones given to HopeLine are turned into valuable financial support for domestic violence awareness and prevention initiatives.
Take action against domestic violence by helping HopeLine reach its goal of 1 million phone donations by the end of 2015. Simply drop off your wireless phones, chargers and accessories, from any carrier, at a Verizon store and help support victims and survivors of domestic violence.
WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU?
First, and foremost, you get the good feeling of knowing you are helping an amazing cause that can help millions nationwide. As an ADDED BONUS, between now and November 15th, when you donate a cellphone to HopeLine at your local Verizon store, tweet a photo, tag me on Twitter (@itsfreeatlast) and use the hashtag #VZWHopeLine – this will enter you to win 1 of 3 amazing prizes, including:
While winning is always fun, the important thing is helping this worthwhile cause and helping victims in your area and around the nation!
To increase awareness of this amazing project, Verizon Wireless is also sponsoring a giveaway on this blog.
ENTER TO WIN!
One lucky reader will get Verizon HopeLine Boom Speaker here!
The giveaway is open to US only, 18+
The giveaway ends 11/01/15 at 1159p est
One entrant per household. Winner will be verified.
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