News Release

Domestic Violence Prevention To Be Highlighted At TechNet Asia-Pacific 2007 Conference In Hawaii

Verizon Wireless to present HopeLine grant to Domestic Violence Action Center and collect used wireless phones to benefit more survivors

October 31, 2007

Georgia Taylor
Georgia.Taylor@VerizonWireless.com
425-603-2894

WHAT:
Verizon Wireless will collect used wireless phones/accessories from any carrier at the TechNet Asia-Pacific 2007 Conference. All phones collected will go the company's HopeLine® program which provides financial support and wireless phones with airtime to Hawaii's domestic violence programs. Verizon Wireless will also present a $10,000 HopeLine grant to the Domestic Violence Action Center to support their work.

WHO:
Bernie McMonagle, associate director of data sales, Verizon Wireless
Nanci Kreidman, executive director, Domestic Violence Action Center

WHERE:
The Royal Hawaiian Hotel

WHEN:
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Noon Verizon Wireless check presentation

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 63.7 million customers. The largest U.S. wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 68,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.  

About HopeLine®
Verizon Wireless encourages customers who are upgrading their wireless phone to participate in its exclusive HopeLine phone-recycling program. The national HopeLine program distributes previously owned wireless phones to victims of domestic violence, supports non-profit domestic violence advocacy groups and provides an environmentally safe method of recycling phones. Donations are accepted at any Verizon Wireless Communications Store across the country. For additional information, customers can also visit www.verizonwireless.com/hopeline.  

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