LONDON, August 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
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This week The Carphone Warehouse is celebrating its 10 year anniversary of partnership with charity Get Connected - the UK's free and confidential helpline service for children and young people who need help but don't know where to turn. http://www.getconnected.org
The Carphone Warehouse is helping Get Connected raise £100,000 to support the UK's 19 million young people with an exciting competition to win a Home Entertainment Package worth £1,500, including a 3D TV, PS3, Home Theatre System and much more. All you need to do to enter is simply answer this question:
How long has Get Connected been The Carphone Warehouse's charity partner?
- 3 years
- 10 years
- 15 years.
Just Text: GCWIN A, GCWIN B or GCWIN C to 84424. You can enter as many times as you like and all correct entries are entered into the prize draw. Texts cost £3 plus your standard text message charge. For more details visit:
Since the partnership began in 2001, The Carphone Warehouse has raised over £2 million for the charity, Get Connected with a wealth of initiatives, including handset recycling. Get Connected receive £5 for every phone recycled. Old phones in any condition with or without chargers can be recycled at any The Carphone Warehouse store.
Notes to Editors
About Get Connected (http://www.getconnected.org.uk)
Get Connected provides a support team of trained Helpline Volunteers who give each young person under the age of 25 the emotional support and information they need to choose the best help from the thousands of services from 13,500+ recognised organisations in the UK. Crucially, the young person can then be connected for free to their chosen source of support, without the phone call showing up on their bill. The service is totally confidential and available by phone, email, webchat, text and Webhelp 24/7 for online self-help.
About The Carphone Warehouse
The Carphone Warehouse is the largest independent mobile phone retailer in the UK, with over 800 stores nationwide. To find out more go to http://www.carphonewarehouse.com or call 0800 925 925
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For further information, images and exclusive please contact:
Sophie Munro-Faure at JDi on +44(0)20-8563-1414 or email Sophie@jdi.co.uk
SOURCE Get Connected