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Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Receives Six Thousand Dollar Donation from PowWeb, Inc Web Hosting Company
"Saving children's lives every day" - PowWeb web hosting company donates half of its proceeds for every new web hosting customer over the holidays
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 18, 2005) - "Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has proven itself an international leader in pediatrics and adolescent health. Their dedication to treating the most seriously ill and injured children in Los Angeles in an atmosphere of love, compassion and respect for people has inspired PowWeb to donate half of its proceeds from new customers signing up with us during the final three weeks of 2004," said CEO Andrew H. Te, PowWeb, Inc (www.PowWeb.com), a Los Angeles-based global hosting company serving small and medium businesses.
Today CHLA received a check for more than $6,056 from PowWeb. The money will go to help CHLA continue its mission of advancing the health and well-being of children and adolescents locally and worldwide.
"We felt it was critical to open our hearts during this past holiday season. In leading by example, we hope this encourages the businesses we host and other Internet companies to find ways to give back to the community," said Te. "Today, physician-scientists at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles address the most vexing pediatric medical problems and discover important new therapies for children everywhere, including advances in cancer care, gene transfer, stem cell research, organ transplantation and diabetes."
During the relaunch of its website last month (December 2004), PowWeb offered six free months of web hosting for anyone who signed up for one year of web hosting services and 14 free months for those signing up for two years of their "Load Balanced Technology " platform at a cost of $7.77 per month.
CHLA admits more than 10,800 children a year to the hospital, with and almost 50-percent of those children admitted are under four years old. There are more than 287,000 visits a year to its 29 outpatient clinics. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles is able to offer the optimum in multidisciplinary care, with 33 pediatric subspecialties and dozens of special services for children and families.
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles is the only hospital in Greater Los Angeles affiliated with the Children's Miracle Network, an international non-profit organization dedicated to helping children by raising funds and awareness for pediatric hospitals throughout North America.
"PowWeb, Inc has expanded its hosting disk space to 2 Gigabytes to meet the rapid increase of businesses going online," said Te. "To name just a few of the services we offer all our customers, we offer domain name registration, more than 800 business website templates, up to 650 mailboxes, 24/7 technical support, and five gigabytes of traffic per day, not monthly like many other hosting companies offer."
PowWeb offers a single hosting monthly package of $7.77 per business customer. Te said by offering only a single hosting package, it simplifies PowWeb's management, reduces overhead costs, and passes the savings on to customers. "It is the best bang for your buck - our 'ONE PLAN' provides you with the best price/service ratio just about anywhere in the world."
About Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (www.ChildrensHospitalLA.org)
Founded in 1901, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles has been treating the most seriously ill and injured children in Los Angeles for more than a century, and it is acknowledged throughout the United States and around the world for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Childrens Hospital is one of America's premier teaching hospitals, affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California for more than 72 years. It is a national leader in pediatric research.
PowWeb began as a small Web design and Internet hosting company and mushroomed into a competitive international company overnight. "PowWeb is famous for our unique, unbeatable 'ONE PLAN' Web hosting package for $7.77 per month," explained Te. "Small business startups and seasoned business firms starting a Web site should do research on Web designers and hosting companies. We offer 'one plan for one price' which includes everything you need to grow a successful online business."
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