Grace Church Websites Offers Local Churches the Opportunity to Increase Fellowship through Access to the World-Wide Web, Domain Registration, Website Maintenance, Content Management & Hosting Courtesy of Business Magnate and Philanthropist Don Vaccaro

March 23, 2016 (South Windsor, CT) – Just one month after launching in mid-February, Grace Church Websites, founded by American business magnate and philanthropist Don Vaccaro and pastor Rev. Dr. Boise Kimber, has provided one hundred churches in low-income areas with free websites spanning much of the United States. Grace Church Websites has donated a wide variety of free web-related services to Churches from Texas to Florida, Kentucky to Alabama, and Connecticut to Georgia. These services include: domain registration and annual renewal, website maintenance, a content management system, and hosting. Mr. Vaccaro and Kimber launched the company in order to help churches – especially local, urban churches – better reach the people in their communities looking for a church family.

“When we launched Grace Church Websites, I knew churches across the country needed assistance with business development, but I was thrilled to see how quickly churches across the country completed registration forms on our website. I have devoted my career to giving men and women in the community the chance to thrive, and Grace Church Websites offer people an opportunity to connect directly with churches in their communities and to be given fellowship and access to empowerment,” said Vaccaro, who serves as CEO of Grace Church Websites.

“The church is a conduit to the community and in today’s times, to compete with the influx of national and international technological innovations, local churches must be given access and opportunity. Churches and their congregants must modernize in order to continue to remain relevant. These websites serve as digital front doors: welcoming newcomers, keeping members informed, organizing activities and sharing God’s love with their communities,” said Rev. Dr. Kimber.

According to renowned national civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, President and Founder of National Action Network: “Grace Church Websites is providing a need for faith-based organizations that is leading to economic empowerment, decreasing the digital divide, and diversifying the Information Superhighway.”

According to Pastor Ahmad Haywood, Senior Pastor at Trueworship Tabernacle in Corpus Christi, Texas: “We are truly blessed that Grace Church Websites has provided our church with a free website, including development of its content and hands-on assistance with the design. In a short period of time, we have gained membership and our doors have been opened to a new array of potential congregants.”

There are no costs associated with a website set up through Grace Church Websites. Organizations interested in signing up for website services should visit their website at www.gracechurchsites.com or contact support@gracechurchsites.com.
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About Grace Church Websites
Grace Church Websites provides free websites, hosting, and domain registration to churches and other nonprofit organizations. It was started in 2016 out of a desire for Don Vaccaro and his pastor and friend Reverend Dr. Boise Kimber to help churches, especially small urban churches with limited resources, and has extended to other nonprofits.

About Don Vaccaro
Don Vaccaro is the founder and chief executive officer of Grace Church Websites. Don is an American business magnate and philanthropist. A serial entrepreneur, Vaccaro has started and owns several successful companies. Most notably, he has been a driving force in the ticketing industry as the founder & CEO of TicketNetwork. His companies provide employment and business opportunities for hundreds of families both at home and internationally. His success has blessed him with means to help others in a meaningful way. In addition to Grace Church Websites, Don has a passion for assisting those affected by cancer, wounded warriors, urban development, youth organizations, the arts, education, and the disabled. He also is a strong supporter of protecting the environment, and has nurtured several ventures including an animal sanctuary, community garden and farm on the TicketNetwork campus, and has recently started a tree farm. In 2014 TicketNetwork was awarded the Beautification Award for its garden and farm, and Business of the Year by the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce.

About Rev. Dr. Boise Kimber
Reverend Dr. Boise Kimber serves as an advisor to Grace Church Websites, helping the organization to reach churches and nonprofits that need websites. At the age of fifteen, the Reverend Dr. Boise Kimber was called to the Gospel ministry, and has remained steadfast to that call. In 1986, he became pastor of First Calvary Baptist Church in New Haven, having served four congregations prior. Under his spirited and energetic leadership for the last 29 years, First Calvary Baptist Church remains committed to loving, teaching, preaching and reconciliation. It is a vibrant ministry with a full-time staff and strong Christian Education and Mission ministries. He is also pastor of the First Calvary Baptist Church in Hartford, Connecticut. Dr. Kimber is President Emeritus of the Greater New Haven Clergy Association, a Consultant to the office of Multicultural Affairs and the Multicultural Center at Southern Connecticut State University, a Fire Commissioner for the City of New Haven, a Director for Aids Interfaith Network, Inc., an advisor to local labor unions, and a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Nationally, he serves as Director of the National Action Network, Inc., the Conference of National Black Churches, and as Executive Director of the Social Justice Initiative.

Rachel Noerdlinger (212) 681-1380 rnoerdlinger@mercuryllc.com