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More Than a Phone

More Than A Phone keeps survivors of domestic violence connected.

If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at
1-800-799-7233 or visit

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How does it work?

More Than a Phone Kit

More Than a Phone is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit that partners with domestic violence programs across the U.S. to provide reliable and safe smartphones to the survivors they serve. Their program helps those in need stay connected to the world around them so they can build a strong foundation to support themselves and their families. The smartphones survivors receive help them stay in touch with personal contacts, search for a job, and gain independence without their abuser tracking them. Through volunteerism and victim advocacy, our goal is to cultivate community across the U.S. and give survivors more than just a phone.

TCC employees partner with their community’s domestic violence shelter to put the “MORE” in More Than a Phone. Through volunteering opportunities, advocacy and device support, our employees enhance the collaboration created by bringing the More Than a Phone program to their local shelter. Additionally, the domestic violence shelter is invited to educate store employees throughout the year. Visit to learn more.
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Round up your purchase and give back.

Your spare change goes directly to More Than a Phone, helping survivors of domestic violence stay connected.
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We take phones of all conditions.

All TCC stores accept used smartphone donations, no matter its condition or age. They can benefit More Than a Phone in a couple ways. Either option prevents your phone from taking up space at home or sitting in a landfill for years!


If the donated smartphone is deemed in good condition, the data will be wiped, and it will be refurbished and given to a survivor.


Any other donated phones that are not in good enough condition to be refurbished will get recycled through Pace Butler. More Than a Phone receives a monetary donation of their value.

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Donate your old phone today.

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Meet our activation team.

Sam, Amanda, and Ethan (left to right), make up the More Than a Phone activation team. These three individuals are the heart and soul of More Than a Phone. This team works full time for our customer experience division at TCC, but on their downtime, lunch hour, or even over the weekend, they put all of that aside to activate devices for More Than a Phone.

Not only do these three activate the devices each day, but they are also the first people to join More Than a Phone volunteer packing parties, share fundraising events, and provide feedback to help make the program secure, effective, and impactful. We cannot thank them enough for being so hardworking, selfless, and an integral part of the More Than a Phone team.
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Showing solidarity during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Every October, our stores are dedicated to raising awareness about domestic violence.

We give our employees special purple gear to wear in support of the cause. This month is our opportunity to educate our customers and get them involved with the ultimate goal of ending domestic violence.
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We support shelters across the country.

Find nonprofit organizations in your area that TCC supports through the More Than a Phone program.