Suffolk County Legis. Steve Stern (D-Dix Hills) is hosting a cell phone drive marathon on Saturday, Aug. 18 to help soldiers stay in touch with their loved ones.
"Cell Phones for Soldiers" is a nonprofit organzation that collects used cell phones and recycles them for calling cards. These calling cards are given to the soldiers so that they can communicate with their families free of charge. Gently used cell phones, accessories and chargers are greatly appreciated will be accepted.
Residents can also donate their used cell phones at Stern’s district office, located at 1842 E. Jericho Turnpike, Suite P, Huntington
or go to these Stop & Shop locations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.:
- 1100 Jericho Turnpike, Dix Hills
- 3126 Jericho Turnpike, East Northport
- 421 Commack Road, Deer Park
Call the legislator's office at (631) 854-5100 for more information.