Radio Host Encourages Supporters to Donate Used, Idle Smart Phones
NEW YORK, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research is proud to be launching a new fundraiser with popular radio host Mike Malloy. Beginning today, supporters can visit http://tjmf.flipswap.com/ to donate used or idle cell phones to support the Foundation and reduce electronic pollution to the environment; the website enables donors to print free shipping labels to use when sending in their donation.
Says Foundation President Ron Hartenbaum, "With so many people upgrading their cell phones, this is an easy way to support a charity without having to write a check or attend an event. Everyone's been affected by cancer, and we're offering a free way to help make a difference."
Adds Malloy, "My listeners are loyal and caring - I know they'll want to take this opportunity to help raise money for cancer and AIDS research." Mike Malloy is a nationally syndicated radio host who was one of the original hosts of Air America Radio.
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ABOUT THE T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION
The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research was founded in 1975 by music industry executive Tony Martell and his colleagues in loving memory of his son, T.J., who died of leukemia. It is the music industry's largest foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding cures for leukemia, cancer and AIDS. The Foundation has provided over $250 million dollars for research through a variety of events. Research hospitals funded by the foundation include T.J. Martell Memorial Laboratories at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Harvard School of Public Health, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Frances Williams Preston Laboratories at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Columbia-Presbyterian Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Cancer Center, The Mayo Clinic, Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University and Arnold Palmer Medical Center.
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