Friday, April 24, 2009

Live Green with United Way and TwigTek

United Way of Greater New Haven has partnered with Yale student entrepreneurial group, TwigTek to create a fast, free way to dispose of used cell phones, chargers and Mp3 players while raising funds for United Way Success By 6, officials said.

Success By 6 is a "critical investment in early childhood education to ensure that every child in our region is ready to succeed and learn by school age," the agencies said in a statement.

To donate a cellular phones, Mp3 players and chargers, visit for a free shipping label or collection locations.

Shown. l to r, Kenny Castaneda, Charity Relations for TwigTek; Jonathan Faccento, Cara Pavelko and Randy Whitcomb, all United Way of Greater New Haven; Charles Bush, Yale University ’09; Laura Wellman, Yale ’12; and C.J May, recycling coordinator at Yale Recycles)

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