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Cell Phones for Soliders

Christian Duell

In 2004 Brittany and Robbie Bergquist aged 13 and 12 respectively came to hear of an Army Reserve sergeant stationed in Iraq who racked up $7624 billion phoning home to speak with his family in the USA. Brittany and Robbie decided that they wanted to pay the phone bill for him and pooled all their money to come up with $21.

The Berquist family then went on to launch “Cell phones for Soldiers” a not for profit organisation dedicated to providing free communication channels for US service men

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