Typically, Verizon likes to connect with customers by talking about our world-class cell phones, or our data plans. We are justifiably proud of our technological accomplishments and we like sharing this news and information with our customers. We have won awards, topped rankings, and impressed the country with our competitive technology, networks, and service. However, our company is more than mere cellphones and data plans. Our company is about connecting to our community in a way that is meaningful and profound. Since 1995, Verizon has been committed to helping the victims of domestic violence through our Verizon Wireless HopeLine project. It is estimated that nearly 1 in 4 women, 1 in 7 men, and 3 million children are affected by domestic violence. It is inconceivable that such a thing should exist in this country without comment or redress. Therefore, we decided to do something about it. The program starts with someone like you. Simply bring your old phone to a Verizon Wireless store. If the phones are still in usable condition, Verizon will refurbish them and donate them to our reputable partner agencies. The HopeLine phones are equipped with 3000 anytime minutes and texting capabilities, along with other basic features. One of the defining elements of domestic violence is the isolation in which the victims are placed. Wireless phones can provide a vital link to reach emergency personnel or support services. It can help them keep in touch with employers, family, and friends. Helping victims of domestic violence connect with support and resources is crucial step in our fight against domestic violence. If you would like to contribute more directly to HopeLine, download the HopeLine app. It will connect you to domestic violence resources that are doing a phenomenal work.