Verizon Wireless Takes A Leadership Role In Domestic Violence

According to Verizon’s brochure, studies show that 23.6 percent of women and 11.5 percent of men report at least one episode of intimate partner viollence. That is 1 in 5 employed adults are impaced by domestic violence.

The company has launched the its HopeLife phone recyling program nationwide in Oct. 2001 that gives consumers a way to prevent domestic violence. Individuals and businesses can donate wireless phones and accessories to any Verizon Wireless Store and there are collection drives througout the year.

October is Domestic Violence month. You can help, donate your used phones at Verizon Store or most Super One Grocery stores in the Duluth region.