Verizon Wireless hopeline grant to help victims of domestic violence

Verizon Wireless has donated $4,000 to Hilltop Community Resources based in Grand Junction to support domestic violence prevention and awareness programs.

The grant, issued through the Verizon Wireless Hopeline program, will support the operations of the Latimer House counseling and advocacy center in Grand Junction as well as Tri-County Resources, which provides services to domestic violence and sexual assault victims in Delta, Montrose and Ouray counties.

Verizon Wireless collects used cell phones and donates phones to victims of domestic violence. Verizon Wireless also donates proceeds from the sales of used phones to nonprofit organizations that help victims of domestic violence.