SOURCE: GrandCentral Communications, Inc.

December 07, 2006 12:00 ET

GrandCentral Caps 2006 With PHC Event; More Than 1,500 Homeless and Those-In-Need Citizens Benefit From Free Phone Numbers and Voicemail

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 7, 2006 -- GrandCentral Communications, Inc. (www.grandcentral.com), a next-generation personal communications company, today announced it will be participating in this year's last Project Homeless Connect event. Since the launch of Project CARE (Communications And Respect for Everybody) initiative in April 2006, GrandCentral has registered more than 1,500 homeless and those-in-need citizens in the Bay Area. GrandCentral recently expanded its Project Care service to Oakland, San Diego and Baltimore and is expanding nationally.

"We believe that everybody has the right to be connected," said Craig Walker, CEO of GrandCentral Communications. "The city of San Francisco has done a terrific job in supporting our homeless and those-in-need with services to help break the chain of homelessness. With GrandCentral, we help complete the loop by ensuring people are able to connect with family, friends, potential and current employers, housing personnel and medical providers. We're proud of what we are accomplishing and look forward to expanding Project CARE nationally in 2007."

Project Homeless Connect is an initiative that was created by San Francisco's Mayor Gavin Newsom, in close collaboration with the Department of Health, the Human Service Agency, other government agencies, the private sector and community non-profits and individuals.

About GrandCentral

GrandCentral Communications is a next-generation personal communications company. GrandCentral provides consumers with One Number...for Life™ by integrating all existing phones, numbers, and voicemail boxes into one. GrandCentral gives people unprecedented control over how incoming calls are managed through a simple web-based interface. The company is privately held and based in Fremont, CA. For more information on GrandCentral, or to sign up for a free account, log onto www.grandcentral.com.

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