CLAN on the hunt for old mobiles

A North-east cancer support charity is asking for donations of old mobile phones as its 2015 fund-raising campaign starts in earnest.

CLAN Cancer Support is asking anyone who may have an old mobile phone handset, to donate it to the charity with a view to it being recycled to raise funds.

The charity is appealing to those who may have received a new phone for Christmas and to those who may be due an upgrade on their existing phone contract.

CLAN can accept all mobile handsets, regardless of age and condition.

Susan Crighton, CLAN’s fundraising manager, said: “Traditionally, the start of the year is always a busy period for phone shops and we’re asking anyone who may have an old handset lying around to consider donating it to CLAN.

“Once the handset is donated, we can then recycle the phone to help raise funds for the charity so we’re really on the lookout for handsets of all shapes and sizes; even if they don’t work we can still accept them.

“All money raised from the appeal will go towards CLAN’s provision of free support services to anyone affected by cancer across the north-east of Scotland, Moray, Orkney and Shetland. Your donation really could help make a big difference.”

Donations can be made in person at CLAN’s Stonehaven base at 8 Robert Street, Stonehaven. Further info at