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Student Ambassador Program

DURATION

More than 4 hours

WHERE

At your school with the direction of a teacher or student advisor.  This can be done for your whole school district or for one or more schools within your district.

WHEN

Throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Students, teachers and parents can all participate in the student ambassador program! Signing up is easy and all resources are available online.

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Your commitment connects lives and sends strength to our servicemen and women all over the world.  Each contribution provides military members with precious talk time through our Minutes That Matter program, and it gives one-time emergency financial assistance to returning veterans through our Helping Heroes Home program.

DESCRIPTION

Students, teachers and parents can all participate in the student ambassador program! Signing up is easy and all resources are available online.


ITEMS NEEDED

Collection binds, posters and banners, email notices to staff and school community, shipment to designated location.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

Register your school into the Student Ambassador Program.


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
  1. Register your school into the Student Ambassador Program. This entails creating a drop-off site if there is not one already near your school.
  2. Use the tool kit found here.
  3. Promote the events, drives and drop off location that your school intends to organize.
  4. Download the Cell Phones For Soldiers’ Press Release Template to send to local television, radio and newspaper outlets. Please be sure to include your drop-off location information in your press release.  For help with your press release, please contact a member of our press team.

  5. Make Collection boxes available at one or more schools in your district.
  6. Parents and students are encouraged to donate their old cell phones.
  7. Continue collecting old cell phones through the end of the school year in June.
  8. Contact Cell Phones for Soldiers for the closest place to drop off or ship the collection bins.
Sign up for this activity, add it to your logbook, and more in the Give Back app!