Place2Give has created a Flood Relief Fund to assist in the clean-up efforts and any other flood relief efforts needed. Donors can designate their donations to a specific charity by clicking on that charity's donate button or select Place2Give Fund for our team to direct the donation to areas of greatest need. A credit card processing fee of 3.9% will be applied to all transactions. Place2Give Fund is managed by the Benefaction Foundation and tax receipts will be issued directly upon donation.
Thank you to the organizations who are helping out with this initiative and supporting those organizations who are working on the front lines. The Place2Give Emergency Flood Relief fund is supported by the following organizations: Agar, Charity App Challenge, Dexterity Consulting, and The Zinc Tank. If you would like to make a corporate donation please contact Gena Rotstein at 1-866-936-GIVE (4483).
If you would like to mail in your donation. Please indicate if your donation is to be directed to a specific charity on this list, or if you would like it to be put to areas of greatest need.
Cheque payable to:
#200, 3505 - 14th St. SW
Calgary, AB T2T 3W2
For people seeking assitance call 211. Distress Centre
|Calgary Police Foundation||The Calgary Police Foundation (CPF) was established to partner exclusively with the Calgary Police Service (CPS) and fund programs that focus on education, prevention and early intervention. Funded programs are collaborative initiatives between the CPS and its community partners. The CPF targets areas where the need is greatest and programs have the most impact on our children, youth and families. CPF funded programs will help ensure Calgary is a great place to live and raise our families. The Calgary Police Foundation is an independent registered charity and is proud to offer programs that provide strong leadership opportunities and positive role models to our City's youth.|
|The EMS Foundation||Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Foundation is a registered charity, separate from Calgary Emergency Medical Services. Funds raised by EMS Foundation through the generosity of our donors do not replace Calgary Emergency Medical Services's core funding, but rather enhance safety and illness prevention and advance paramedical research, practice and training. Specifically, funds raised through EMS Foundation support education, injury prevention, research and equipment.|
|Foothills Search and Rescue||Foothills Search and Rescue (also known as Foothills SAR, or simply FSAR) was formed in 1993 to provide the region with a group of volunteers trained in ground SAR. Foothills SAR now has approximately seventy-five members drawn from various surrounding communities and is based in Turner Valley, a town about 40 kilometres south-south-west of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.|
|Servants Anonymous||Shelter in Inglewood for women and children. They have been evacuated and are in need of support.|
|Rotary Club of Canmore Foundation||The Rotary Club of Canmore is one of more than 33,000 clubs which put "Service Above Self" in more than 200 countries. The 80+ members of the Rotary Club of Canmore are part of the 1.2 million Rotarians worldwide forming a global network of business, professional and community leaders volunteering their time and talents to serve their communities. Founded in 1991, the Rotary Club of Canmore has raised more than one million dollars to support a wide variety of local and international projects - each serving to raise the profile of Canmore internationally, as well as help individuals and local community groups tackle activities which contribute to the quality of life in the Bow Valley and in many communities in developing countries. This foundation will be managing all the donations to Canmore that are undesignated. - http://rotaryclubofcanmore.ca/|
|Calgary Drop In Centre||To prevent homelessness where possible, offer care and shelter when needed, and provide opportunities for people to rehabilitate and rebuild their lives. This organization is providing: temporary and interim shelter for homeless Calgarians, prepared meals, clothing, hygiene services, showers, laundry facilities, counselling, computer training, life skills training & advancements, provide sleeping accommodations - both emergency and transitional for up to 1100 people nightly. Referal & support services for other agencies, wood workers training, seniors program and supported living program. This organization is located in the heart of the evacuation zone and is in need of critical support for its clients.|
|Federation of Calgary Communities||Since its formation in 1961, The Federation of Calgary Communities has been providing its members and community associations with services such as financial auditing, book keeping, urban planning, member services, communications and community relations, insurance coverage, volunteer recognition, workshops and events, and much more! While officially incorporated in 1961 under the Societies Act, the Federation has actually worked for over fifty years in the coordination of services required by community associations. Funds directed to the FCC will be used at their discretion for assisting the affected communities.|
|Inn From The Cold||Currently, the Inn is without electricity, with guests standing by, waiting to leave. Inn from the Cold's emergency systems are consequently down. In total, 85 guests, including 45 children, will be evacuated via buses to one of the City of Calgary's designated centres for evacuees. The name and location of this centre are not being disclosed at this time in order to protect guests’ privacy. Inn from the Cold remains closed until further notice and all programs and volunteer activities have been suspended.|
|Alpha House||This organization is located in the flood zone. It provides treatment, rehabilitation, education and community development programs in the field of alcoholism and drug abuse.|
|Calgary Humane||We can't forget the animals during the flood. The Humane Society is providing shelter for animals whose owners have been evacuated and need temporary shelter.|
|NeighbourLink||This orgnaization is currently accepting funds and donations to support the First Nation communities of Morley and Siksika who have been cut off by the flood waters.|
|Bridges||Building stronger communities through community economic development. Bridges will be working with the First Nations Communities to help rebuild after the flood.|
|Calgary Arts Development Authority (CADA)||Providing funding for artists and projects related to the arts that have been affected by the flood. Donations to this project will be directed through the Place2Give general fund. Please indicate on the form if you would like your donation to go to the arts relief.|
|Banff Community Foundation||The Banff Foundation has established a special fund that will support groups wishing to assist with habitat restoration and reconstruction activities of the Bow Valley’s public lands damaged by the flood.|
|Place2Give General Donations||This is a fund managed by the Benefaction Foundation. Donations made through this fund will be directed to areas of greatest need.|
|Place2Give General Donations
|This is a fund managed by the Benefaction Foundation. Donations made through this fund will be directed to areas of greatest need.
This is for donations from the United States of America only.