Punchbowl Launches Valentine’s Day eCard Campaign with The Children’s Heart Foundation

Send a free Valentine’s Day eCard in February and Punchbowl will make a donation to The Children’s Heart Foundation

Framingham, Mass. (PitchEngine) February 9, 2010 – Punchbowl Software, Inc., developers of the start to finish party planning site MyPunchbowl.com, has partnered with The Children’s Heart Foundation to create a campaign for Valentine’s Day called “Spread the Love.” During the month of February, Punchbowl will make a donation to The Children’s Heart Foundation for every recipient of a MyPunchbowl eCard.

“Spread the Love will raise much needed research funding to help the many children impacted by congenital heart defects,” said William Foley, The Children’s Heart Foundation Executive Director. “We are grateful for Punchbowl’s generosity to help the Children’s Heart Foundation save children’s lives—one heart at a time.”

To participate in “Spread the Love,” send free Valentine’s Day eCards to your friends and family and a donation will be made to The Children’s Heart Foundation for each valid, unique email address on your list. Senders can choose from a variety of fully customizable, free eCards that can be personalized with colors, text, fonts, photos, and video.

“Punchbowl is thrilled to provide our passionate users with the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of families affected by heart disease,” said Matt Douglas, CEO, Punchbowl. “We’re proud to partner with The Children’s Heart Foundation this Valentine’s Day to help raise funds for a cause close to our hearts.”

The “Spread the Love” campaign coincides with Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week. Congenital heart disease is considered to be the most common birth defect, and is a leading cause of birth-defect related deaths worldwide.

For more information about the Spread the Love campaign and to send a free eCard, visit:


About Punchbowl Software

Punchbowl Software is the company behind the critically acclaimed website MyPunchbowl.com. MyPunchbowl.com helps consumers plan parties from start to finish with ideas, online invitations, favors, gift registries, photo/video sharing, and more. In addition to our award-winning party planning site, MyPunchbowl.com offers free eCards, a useful Birthday Reminders service, Engagement Announcements, and a content site called Reasons to Celebrate. Founded by software and user interface experts Matt Douglas and Sean Conta, the company is located in Framingham, MA and is backed by Contour Venture Partners and Intel Capital. To learn more, visit http://www.mypunchbowl.com.

The Children’s Heart Foundation

Motivated by the needs of children, the goal of the Children’s Heart Foundation is to bring health, hope and happiness to children impacted by congenital heart defects, the number-one birth defect in the U.S. The CHF accomplishes this goal by funding the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of congenital heart defects. For information on the CHF, visit www.childrensheartfoundation.org.