Old Phones Save Lives

For 21 years, Secure the Call - a 501(c)(3) non-profit - has provided free 911 phones and tablets to Victims of Domestic Violence, Senior Citizen Centers, and other high-risk communities across the country. We can only accomplish our mission with your help. Your old devices can save lives. Please donate a device today.
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Take Action. Save Lives.

You can help Secure the Call’s mission by donating a cell phone or tablet, becoming a community partner, or volunteering.

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Mail us your unwanted phones and tablets by using our US Post Office shipping label.

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Donation Drives

Want to get involved with Secure the Call? There are a number of ways you can help. Host a permanent collection barrel or hold a 30-day drive in your community.

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Community Partners

Community partners help us distribute phones to people who lack ready access to emergency services. If you need free emergency phones for your organization, consider becoming a partner.

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Think you can help us in another way? We are always looking for volunteers to help us achieve our goals. We have a host of opportunities for motivated individuals. Let us know how you can help!

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How We’re Making a Difference.

With the generous collaboration of our community partners and volunteers we have helped thousands of people live a safer and more connected life.
Our Mission
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How our Process Works

Your information is safe with Secure the Call. We take your data privacy seriously. All donated devices are securely reformatted by us to ensure that all personal data is completely removed from your donated phone or tablet.

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Step 1

Collect Donated Devices

  • Send us your unwanted cell phones and tablets
  • Damaged devices are separated for parts and for e-waste recycling
  • Devices in good working order are passed to the next stage of processing

Prepare Devices for Distribution

  • All usable devices are hand reformatted by us to ensure that your data is completely removed from the phone.
  • SIM cards are removed and shredded on site. Phones are powered up and test called to make sure they work properly.
Step 2
Step 3

Provide Devices to Our Community Partners

  • Refurbished and tested devices are packaged with chargers and accessories.
  • We ship to over 200 Community Partners across the nation who distribute these life-saving devices to people who need them the most.
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What we recycle

Devices that Help the Program

What we use in our program:
  • All working cell phones regardless of their age
  • All broken and non-working cell phones
  • All working tablets and iPads
  • All broken tablets and ipad
  • Chargers and accessories
What we cannot use in our program:
  • TVs
  • Desktops
  • Laptops
  • Printers
  • Household batteries
  • Any electronic device that isn’t a cell phone or tablet
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