Nonprofit announces cell phone drive

Community Solutions

A South County nonprofit agency has partnered with a local cell
phone distributor to help provide services and daily necessities
for needy women and children.
A South County nonprofit agency has partnered with a local cell phone distributor to help provide services and daily necessities for needy women and children.

Community Solutions, which offers help in mental health, substance abuse, sexual assault, homelessness and other issues is teaming up with Extreme Wireless in asking residents to donate their little-used and otherwise-forgotton cell phones.

Money raised from the cell phone drive will aid women and children who seek refuge at the nonprofit’s La Isla Pacifica shelter, according to a Community Solutions press release.

Residents can donate their cell phones at the following locations:

– GILROY: Community Solutions, 6980 Chestnut Street; Extreme Wireless, 1150 First Street

– MORGAN HILL: Community Solutions,16264 Church Street, Ste. 103; Extreme Wireless, 624 Tennant Station

– HOLLISTER: Extreme Wireless, 101 McCray Street

Community Solutions works with community-based organizations, law enforcement, schools, and county health providers. For more information on the cell phone drive, visit www.communitysolutions.org or call 408-779-2113.

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