HopeLine from Verizon Encourages Consumers to Go Purple in Support of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Verizon Will Offer Purple Accessories throughout October to Support the National Domestic Violence Hotline


WHAT:  This October, in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, HopeLine® from Verizon offers people across the country two easy ways to help take action against domestic violence:


1.     Purchase exclusive purple accessories, including a headset, phone case, tablet case and more, at Verizon store or online, and HopeLine will donate $1, to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, up to $100,000.


2.     Donate used wireless phones, chargers and accessories, from any carrier, at a Verizon store to help HopeLine reach its goal of collecting 1 million phone donations by the end of 2015 to support victims and survivors of domestic violence.


WHO:     Verizon’s HopeLine program collects used wireless phones, chargers and accessories and turns them into financial support for non-profit domestic violence organizations nationwide.  Through HopeLine, Verizon also donates wireless phones, complete with voice and text messaging service, to domestic violence shelters for use by victims and survivors.


WHEN: October 1 – 31, 2015 (National Domestic Violence Awareness Month)


WHY: Verizon has a longstanding commitment to domestic violence awareness and prevention, which has been a philanthropic focus since 2001 through the HopeLine program. Verizon recognizes domestic violence is a national problem that impacts our communities, neighbors, coworkers, friends and family members. We believe our network and technologies – and our people –can be a part of the solution.




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