Lending support to clients and the community
Lending support to clients and the community
WestHost partners with The Family Giving Tree to help those less fortunate during the Christmas holiday. WestHost donates a gift to The Family Giving Tree for each client that signs up with our Holiday Special. This is a great opportunity for WestHost and our clients to participate in giving something back to the community. The Family Giving Tree reaches thousands of people who need assistance and we are proud that WestHost and our clients were able to participate in this extraordinary opportunity!
For the last several years WestHost has been a sponsor of Festival of Trees during the Christmas holiday. Every penny raised at this event is used to provide medical care for needy children at Primary Children's Medical Center located in Salt Lake City, Utah.
WestHost recently donated to the USO; a congressionally chartered, nonprofit organization that provides morale, welfare, and recreation-type services to US men and women in uniform, and members of their families. The USO was established in 1941, and maintains more than 130 locations worldwide.
ABC's Emmy Award winning television show came to Utah to build a new home for a local Polynesian family. The 11 member Danny Pauni family moved to Utah from Tonga in 1991. In 2004, Danny died tragically, leaving his wife, Janet, to care for the large family. Janet runs a Tongan catering business out of her home, and the rest of the family struggled to help her make ends meet.
Kartchner Homes, a local home developer led the campaign to secure contractors, volunteers, and donations. WestHost was happy to play a small part in helping with the Web hosting needs for Kartchner and others to handle the large increase in traffic to their websites as a result of publicity during the home building event.
Common Ground Outdoor Adventures' provides life-enhancing outdoor recreational opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities. They provide adaptive equipment and support, which enable people with disabilities to participate in outdoor recreation alongside their peers. These experiences reduce stereotypes, raise awareness, and empower people to realize their full potential. Their trips are not only accessible physically but also financially.
WestHost has sponsored and consistently participates in their annual fund raiser, and will be helping with the redesign of their website, putting focus on making it more accessible to those with disabilities.
For the last several years WestHost has been involved with Sub for Santa, helping dozens of less fortunate kids during the Holiday Season.
Cache County Sub for Santa is a community-based program which seeks to promote and support the community's voluntary donations to individuals and families in need within Cache County during the Christmas season. The program strives to identify those in need and encourage and coordinate voluntary participation in providing assistance to them at Christmas. We always appreciate the opportunity to assist this organization.
WestHost recently donated to the Cache County Sheriff's Department for the purchase of a second K-9 unit. In appreciation, their current K-9, named Tino, was brought to WestHost for a live demonstration.
Tino is a 4 year old Belgian Malinois from Holland. His commands are in Dutch and he has been with the Logan City Police Department for three years serving in both the detection of narcotics and apprehension of suspects.
A 2 mile stretch of highway in Mendon, Utah has been the responsibility of WestHost for the past number of years. Three times per year our employees head out on a Saturday morning to pick up litter and debris as part of Utah's Adopt-A-Highway program. It's been a great opportunity to contribute to the beauty of our community and to get outside and offer local service.
WestHost has donated and participated in the March of Dimes walk in Logan, Utah. The March of Dimes is an organization dedicated to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. We felt it was a good cause and something we enjoyed doing.
In 2005, WestHost donated a portion of its revenue to the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief and Disaster Relief Funds to help in hurricane and tsunami relief. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those that have been affected by the hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunami, and other natural disasters. We're thankful for all organizations that assisted in relief efforts.
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