BRENTWOOD, TN.- Crye-Leike, Realtors agents in the company’s Hermitage, Tennessee office are betting there are plenty of old cell phones tucked-away around your home or office – that you’d love to put to good use.


You’re in luck.  Crye-Leike in Hermitage has teamed up with Action Nissan of Nashville and the Daily’s Market in Hermitage to put those unwanted, used or broken cell phones to good use.


“Each donated cell phone we collect during our campaign can help us raise much needed dollars for United Way agencies in our community,” said Bobby Hill, Managing Broker for Crye-Leike, Realtors in Hermitage.  “An old phone should not be damaged beyond normal wear, must power up and make a test call in order for it to be refurbished and benefit United Way.”


Crye-Leike, Realtors of Hermitage has a total of three

Cell Phone Drop-Off Locations:


Crye-Leike Realtors Office

4723 Andrew Jackson Parkway in Hermitage


Action Nissan

307 Thompson Lane in Nashville


Daily’s Market

5800 Old Hickory Blvd in Hermitage


The drop-off period is from October 5th – 19th at these locations and any

Crye-Leike, Realtors office in the Middle Tennessee Region.


“We’re thrilled to be joining forces with Crye-Leike, Realtors on a project that will refurbish someone’s old phone and support United Way,” said Mark Leford, General Sales Manager at Action Nissan.  “Depending on the value of the phones people can drop-off, their donation may be tax deductible.”


Crye-Leike, Realtors in Hermitage is working with a company that pays for old cell phones that can be repaired and reused and possibly prevent them from being discarded and polluting the environment. Most phones contain no less than eight hazardous materials.


Crye-Leike, Realtors was established in Memphis in 1977 by Harold Crye and Dick Leike, and within three years, the company grew to be the largest in the city.  Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 4th largest real estate company, has a network of over 3,900 sales associates and 125 corporate and franchise offices located in 65 counties through-out the eight-state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and North Carolina.


Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in the following areas of specialty: residential sales, mortgage lending, title, insurance, commercial business and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services referrals.  In 2006, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $6.1 billion with 35,498 closed transaction sides.