TICONDEROGA-The Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) concluded its second annual cell phone drive, Monday, Feb. 28.
The drive asked the public to drop-off their old cell phones, chargers and accessories at TFCU Branches throughout January and February.
A total of 111 cell phones were collected and donated to the STOP Domestic Violence Center of Essex County. TFCU officials wish to express their sincere thanks to everyone who participated in the drive and to extend special thanks and appreciation to Mrs. Mary Zent for her donation of crocheted afghans.
"In these busy times, it is especially gratifying to observe such a high level of participation in this drive," said TFCU President and CEO Gregory Johnson. "We're extremely pleased to support this important agency in our communities through the generosity of our members."
The cell phones will be turned into emergency 911 Life Lines for people in need.
Anyone wanting to donate cell phones can mail them to Verizon's Hope Line Project.