Makes Donating Fun


(Los Angeles, CA) Wednesday 5th October 2005. is the hottest donation site on the web.

Million pledges that 100% of the proceeds will go directly to ground relief in New Orleans. Express yourself internationally. Make your statements on your coolest new web accessory.

For a donation of $1.00 per pixel, donors to can receive a piece of internet history -- a place to post their name, shout out to someone they love, graffiti the web or install a huge banner (which links to their website) to promote their business.

The principle and concept behind this donation site is that web space is sold in sets of 10x10 pixels, each called a block. Each block costs $100.00 US dollars. pledges that 100% of the proceeds will go directly to ground relief in New Orleans. was inspired by the phenomenal success of British student Alex Trew.s, which Alex set up to raise his own University tuition. takes this fun, inventive fund-raising phenomenon to the next level.

The brains behind are tech-industry entrepreneurs Ben Neumann and Chris Ueland, who own and run, a web hosting service provider out of Studio City, California.

Neumann was scheduled to attend a good friend.s wedding in New Orleans, when Katrina hit. Like so many people, Neumann was shocked at the magnitude of destruction and took immediate action making a personal donation to the Red Cross. .It felt good, but it wasn.t enough. It bought us our sleep, which is something not satisfied with. We want to do more..

Fueled by coffee and pizza, Neumann, Ueland and the staff at worked on their own time to launch, challenging themselves to raise a million dollars to help victims of Katrina. is turning web pixels into bread and shelter, allowing donors to make a statement while they help recreate the lives of those in serious need in New Orleans. - The coolest place to be seen on the web.

About Globat, LLC.

Globat, LLC ( is one of the most established Web hosting companies in the United States, offering affordable, quality Web hosting solutions to nearly 100,000 customers worldwide. founder Ben R. Neumann, a two-time Entrepreneur of the Year award nominee, is a pioneer of the budget Web hosting industry since his start in 1994, when he founded, which was later sold in 1998. With its unprecedented combination of low prices, high performance and dedicated 24/7/365 customer service, continues to be the frontrunners of the hosting industry. The company is privately held and headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

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