Cell phone donation event held for U.S. military serving overseas

ILLINOIS - Dove Inc. RSVP of Macon and DeWitt Counties are pairing up with Cell Phones for Soldiers for a 9/11 Day of Service Event.

RSVP officials are asking residents to help provide cell phones for the nearly 200,000 troops serving in the United State military overseas.  The group will be holding a collection drive on September 11 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 302 S. Union Street.  Volunteers and staff will be on site to collect gently-used cell phone donations.

If you are unable to attend this donation event, you will still be able to drop off cell phones at the RSVP office by the end of the month.  Donation receipts will be available on site.

For more information, contact Charlie Gillaspie at (217) 428-6616.

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