Simon Collecting Phones For Domestic Violence
(Undated) -- Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon is encouraging people to donate their old cell phones. Simon is kicking off Domestic Violence Awareness Month with her fourth annual cell phone drive. She's working with Verizon to collect old phones as a part of the Hopeline program. Verizon donates ten dollars per phone to benefit domestic violence prevention efforts and domestic violence shelters. You can donate phones at any Verizon store or at the Lieutenant Governor's offices in Springfield, Chicago and Carbondale.