Local 6 partners with Harbor House to provide used cellphones to domestic violence survivors

Local 6 lobby open Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.

By Allison McGinley - News Director
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ORLANDO, Fla. - In October, many Americans think of breast cancer awareness, but it's also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. 

With 8,500 calls to police, Orange County ranks just behind Miami-Dade in domestic violence, and Orange County has less than half the population.

But there is something you can do to help.

Many of us have old cellphones shoved in drawers, including flip phones, smart phones, chargers of all kinds.  On Friday, you can turn that pile of electronics into a life-line for survivors allowing them to call 911 in an emergency.

Local 6 is opening up the lobby to take your old phones.

Join us at 4466 John Young Parkway from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Drop off your old cellphones during those hours and meet members of the Local 6 News team.

It's a simple offering that could save a life.

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