Funeral Industry Press Releases

Veterans & Family Funeral Home Providers Give Troops Overseas 1.2 Million Free Calling Minutes in 2011

January 11, 2012

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Veterans & Family Funeral Home Providers Give Troops Overseas 1.2 Million Free Calling Minutes in 2011

Sanibel Island, FL: For the second year in a row Messinger Mortuaries in Scottsdale, AZ led the way by collecting 3,302 of the 20,296 old cell phones for VFMC’s strategic partner Cell Phones for Soldiers:www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com. “The 2011 total of 1.2 million free calling minutes beats last year’s total by over 100,000 minutes” said Mark Davis, CEO of ValMark Memorial Group. “Our Veterans & Family Memorial Care division: www.VeteransHonored.com via our signature community outreach programs and strategic partnerships continues to provide more support for our veterans and active duty military than any other funeral home organization in the United States.”

A 21 gun salute to Jim Vickers, Pat Underhill and the Messinger Mortuaries team. They have been relentless in their efforts to rally the Scottsdale community to help our troops overseas stay in touch with family and friends back here in the states.

Here are the top 10 VFMC Provider/Cell Phones for Soldiers collection locations:

  • Messinger Mortuaries…Scottsdale, AZ
  • Carmon Community FHs…Windsor, CT
  • Adair Funeral Homes…Tucson, AZ
  • Charles Rader FH…Henderson, TX
  • Barden FH…Ithaca, MI
  • Langeland FHs…Kalamazoo, MI
  • Murray Memorial Mortuaries…Salt Lake City, UT
  • Hall-Kokotovich FH…Gladwin, MI
  • Wilson-Miller FH…Midland, MI
  • Cook-Inlet FH…Alaska

To learn more about VFMC and their public relations initiatives visit: http://www.VeteransHonored.com or call toll free (866) 770-6791. Proudly Serving Those Who Have Proudly Served.