Additional Giving Opportunities

Cell Phones

Calling all cell phones!

You can turn your old, unwanted cell phone into greatly needed financial support for domestic violence and sexual assault victims cared for by the YWCA West Central Michigan.

Please take a minute to check your desk drawers and closets, then drop off your unused phones at the YWCA. (8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday thru Friday).

The YWCA will resell the phones to a refurbishing and recycling partner. The proceeds will be used to take care for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault here in our community.

Newer (less than 5 years old), smaller, digital handsets have greater value. Older, larger, analog phones have less or no value. Batteries ARE accepted, but unfortunately we CANNOT take other accessories such as transformers, charging bases, cigarette plugs, earpieces, or manuals.

Not only do these gifts help victims of violence within our own community, they also strengthen communications within developing nations and help the environment.

AmazonSmile

Shopping on Amazon? If you go through AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to the YWCA on your behalf! Here’s how to do it:

  1. Visit smile.amazon.com. The shopping experience is the same as that on amazon.com.
  2. Sign in and choose YWCA West Central Michigan. When signed in, you’ll be invited to select a charity of your choice. Simply search for “YWCA West Central Michigan” and select our result to continue.
  3. Shop! Once you’ve selected your charity, everything else functions the same, from browsing to checkout. No extra cost will be passed on to you – Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the YWCA.