Americans Support American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund Each Month With AidAmerica.net; New Non-Profit Internet Service Provider Proves It's No Longer Business as Usual.Business/Lifestyle Editors & High-Tech Writers
LOS LOS Length of stay, see there ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2001
AidAmerica.net, a non-profit Internet Service Provider Internet service provider (ISP)
Company that provides Internet connections and services to individuals and organizations. For a monthly fee, ISPs provide computer users with a connection to their site (see data transmission), as well as a log-in name and password. committed to offering the highest-caliber nationwide Internet dial-up service while providing ongoing financial assistance to the American Red Cross American Red Cross: see Red Cross. , today announced unlimited Internet access See how to access the Internet. for Americans nationwide at a rate of $21.95 (U.S.) per month with 50 percent of the monthly bill going directly to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
AidAmerica.net (http://www.AidAmerica.net) was created in response to recent tragedies and is a result of combined partnership between leading global technology companies and the charitable non-profit sector The nonprofit sector, also called the third sector, civic sector or voluntary sector, is a third area of an economy, distinct from the public sector and the private sector. It is made up of all of the non-profit organizations in the economy. .
"It's no longer business as usual in America," said Jonathan Strum, president, AidAmerica.net. "The people of this nation have shown incredible strength and generosity in response to the recent tragedies. We're pleased to offer this non-profit partnership between technology leaders and the Red Cross as a way for individuals to continue to contribute on an ongoing basis."
Fast, Reliable Internet Access
For a total monthly fee of $21.95 (U.S.), of which 50 percent is donated do·nate
v. do·nat·ed, do·nat·ing, do·nates
To present as a gift to a fund or cause; contribute.
To make a contribution to a fund or cause. directly to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, users receive the following:
-- Online Access -- Unlimited 56kb dial-up Internet access with a high-speed data network built on a fiber optic backbone; -- Free E-mail -- Up to five free e-mail accounts provide individual family members with personal accounts; -- 24-Hour Free Technical Support -- Continuously available technical support staff provide assistance via phone or the Online Support Center; -- Instant Messaging -- Instant messaging available between AidAmerica.net users and users of AOL IM, Yahoo Messenger, ICQ, MSN Messenger and many others; and -- American Red Cross Donation -- Monthly statement includes charitable contribution.
Within minutes, users can sign-up for AidAmerica.net by simply downloading the free sign-up software available online at http://www.AidAmerica.net or by calling 888/887-6232.
Founded in 2001 and with headquarters in Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. , AidAmerica.net takes a unique business approach as a non-profit Internet Service Provider (ISP (1) See in-system programmable.
(2) (Internet Service Provider) An organization that provides access to the Internet. Connection to the user is provided via dial-up, ISDN, cable, DSL and T1/T3 lines. ) committed to offering the highest-caliber nationwide Internet dial-up service while providing ongoing financial assistance to the American Red Cross.
Created through an alliance between leading global technology companies and the non-profit sector, AidAmerica.net enables online users to easily contribute to the American Red Cross each month while receiving high-quality ISP services. More information is available at http://www.AidAmerica.net.