Press Releases

$150,000+ raised through Place2Give for grassroots and localized flood relief

The flood reveals Alberta’s spirit of networked humanity

July 1, 2013

Calgary, Canada – In a time that could have truly brought out the worst in individuals, the businesses and people of Southern Alberta have come together to support one another. The Place2Give Southern Alberta Emergency Relief Fund, which was set up within 5 hours of the declared state of emergency, is one of these localized relief efforts. To date over $150,000 dollars has been donated to the fund. 

FirstEnergy Capital donates a minimum of $100,000 to the Southern Alberta Emergency Relief Fund

FirstEnergy Capital is pledging to donate a minimum of $100,000 to the Southern Alberta Emergency Relief Fund and invites our clients and our community to cumulatively match this donation. Donations will go to support organizations helping to rebuild Southern Alberta following the devastating floods. Contributions will be sent to and directed to a fund designated specifically to support local organizations focused on flooded areas and their relief requirements.

Stampede Rockabilly Romp 2013 PSA

For Immediate Release

Monday, July 8


Belgo Brasserie, Calgary, AB

Fundraiser - Ticketed Stampede Event-Tickets $55

Claudius du Plooy Law Firm and Belgo Brasserie, in collaboration with Food Water Wellness Foundation announced that all profits of the Stampede Rockabilly Romp will be donated to the Southern Alberta Emergency Relief Fund to support frontline organizations in their flood relief efforts.

Place2Give creates Emergency Flood Relief Fund

Donations can be designated to support the relief fund directly through

Calgary, Canada – Place2Give has created a Flood Relief Fund to assist in the clean-up efforts and any other flood relief efforts needed.

The Place2Gice Flood Relief Fund will be supporting the following charities:

Key player in charity big data space expands team hires new Technical Director

Calgary, Canada, May 6, 2013 – Startup Place2Give, Canada’s leading charity search portal, has hired a new Technical Director. Place2Give has also doubled their technical team by bringing on two new developers to the team in addition to the Technical Director. This new expansion of Place2Give’s technical team is the next phase in the startup’s growth plan.

Place2Give Talks Hurricane Sandy - Helping Your Neighbours

Top five tips on how to give wisely to aid victims of the Frankenstorm

Calgary, Canada – offers donors tips on how to ensure donations to support victims of hurricane Sandy go to organizations that will help maximize their aid.

Katipult and partner to support successful charity crowdfunding initiatives

Calgary, Alberta, October 2, 2012 - JOI Media’s Katipult, a provider of web based fundraising technology and services and, Canada’s eHarmony for charities,are pleased to announce their partnership. This partnership bridges the crowdfunding gap between donors and charities.

By working together, and Katipult are able to successfully and transparently bring donors and charities that share the same passions together on one platform.

Dexterity Ventures is one of TechRev’s Innovators 2012


Calgary, Canada – Dexterity Ventures, and their platform, were named one of TechRev’s Innovators 2012. The TechRev Innovators are annual awards that recognize local technology innovators with standout accomplishments that represent the most forward looking and promising tech ventures underway in the Calgary area. is helping Canada’s charity sector talk about performance not just the bottom line gives Canadian non-profit $500 cash