05/12/06 BEDMINSTER, NJ ? Hurry to the keyboard! There are only 4 days left to bid on autographed phones from Donald Trump, Dr. Phil, Krissy Wendell and more in the HopeLine® Online Phone Auction.
Through early next Tuesday, anyone can bid on celebrity-autographed phones during the second HopeLine Online Phone Auction. Verizon Wireless will donate all proceeds from the auction to Safe Horizon, the leading provider of services for victims of violence in New York City. Safe Horizon has been at the forefront of helping victims of crime and abuse for over a quarter of a century and moves more than 350,000 victims from crisis to confidence each year by offering a chance to tell their story in their own words, a guide through the criminal justice system or a safe place to sleep.
Participants in the HopeLine auction can bid to purchase phones signed by:
To bid on the signed phones, customers simply log on to erizonwireless.com/hopeline, and click on the 'Phone Auction' banner to be taken to the 'HopeLine Online Phone Auction' site, which is being conducted on eBay. The winning bidders will sport one of the hottest new phones:
Verizon Wireless is a recognized corporate leader for its commitment to preventing domestic violence and raising awareness of the issue. The company's HopeLine program collects wireless phones and accessories from any wireless service provider, and then refurbishes the phones or recycles them in an environmentally safe way. Proceeds benefit victims of domestic violence and non-profit advocacy agencies, providing essential communication tools of wireless phones and wireless services, and financial grants.