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Parents snatched up 2,500 kid-safe Gabb Wireless smartphones for free


Pictured from Left to Right, Liz Brown, Treasurer of SaveTheKids Foundation, Stephen Dalby, Founder and CEO of Gabb Wireless, Michelle Rigby, president of SaveTheKids Foundation

UPDATE: (Nov. 25, 2020) -- Parents snatched up 2,500 kid-safe Gabb Wireless smartphones for free in less than two hours on Monday, a $250,000 value.

Gabb is now offering the Gabb Z2 phones for $79.99 (normally $99.99), a 20% discount, so parents can still save money and give their children the best first phone for Christmas.


Gabb Wireless is giving $250,000 worth of phones and donating $25,000 to the SaveTheKids Foundation to honor the late Collin Kartchner.

On Monday, Nov. 23, as part of its new Gabb Days of Giving, the mobile phone network for kids is giving Gabb Z2 phones foundation that was started by Kartchner, an advocate for Gabb Wireless and founder of a nationwide effort to protect kids from the dangers of social media.

Stephen Dalby, the founder and CEO of Gabb Wireless, stated in a news release:

Giving away 2,500 phones will help even more kids be safe. This has been a difficult year for many people, and we want to give back so parents and children can focus on enjoying time together and connecting with each other during this holiday season.

The Gabb Z2 protects against screen addiction, cyberbullying, inappropriate content, online predators, and more. No parental controls are needed. The phone features 14 essential apps to provide freedom from distractions like social media, the internet, games, and app stores.

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The giveaway starts at 9 a.m. (MST) on Monday. Individuals can visit here to claim a free Gabb Z2 phone, which retails for $99.99. Phones are given away on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Participants can choose the Gabb Plan for unlimited talk and text for $19.99 a month or the Gabb Plus Plan for $24.99 that allows MMS sharing of group and image texts. Neither plan requires a long-term contract.