Thursday, November 12, 2015 is Give to the Max Day in Minnesota. This annual event promotes online giving to your favorite schools and nonprofit organizations.
Previous Give to the Max days have spurred $14 million in donation within 24 hours to hundreds of organizations that help animals, education, arts, health, economic disparities, cultural groups, and more.
What You Can Do
- Go to GiveMN to find a specific charity by name, or search by keyword or location.
- Choose an organization or school to learn more about it.
- Select the amount you’d like to donate ($10 or more) and securely enter your payment information.
The organizations you choose receive your donation and you receive a tax receipt via email.
Take advantage of Give to the Max to help the schools and nonprofit organizations dear to your heart. You have hundreds of charities to choose.
Here are a few of the organizations that I have volunteered for, donated to recently or just love:
As the nonprofit partner of Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS), AchieveMpls provides Minneapolis students with the resources, personal guidance, and experiences they need to be career and college ready.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities
Providing children facing adversity with professionally supported relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
Friends of the Hennepin County Library
Friends of HCL passionately believes in the power of libraries to change lives by investing in strategic priorities including youth-focused programs such as Teen Tech Squad and Homework Help and key initiatives such as expanding early learning and building our beloved collection, and engaging seniors.
Jeremiah prepares determined single mothers to excel in the workforce, readies their children to succeed in school, and reduces generational dependence on public assistance.
Northside Achievement Zone
NAZ Promise Neighborhood exists to end poverty in North Minneapolis through education.
Park Avenue Youth & Family Services
Empowering residents of the Central neighborhood area of south Minneapolis to eliminate disparities in health & quality of life stemming from racism & poverty.
RESOURCE helps people achieve personal, emotional, and economic success by providing opportunities to take positive steps toward wellness. Positive steps lead to positive habits. Positive habits lead to positive outcomes.
Sabathani Community Center
Sabathani helps end hunger, improve student outcomes, reduce health disparities, and support seniors living independently.
Each year Tubman provides direct services to almost 40,000 women, men, youth and families who have experienced relationship violence, elder abuse, addiction, sexual exploitation or other forms of trauma.
Twin Cities Media Alliance
The Twin Cities Media Alliance works to amplify and connect the voices of underrepresented, marginalized voices in the Twin Cities area. The main platform for this important work is through our main publication, the Twin Cities Daily Planet.
Twin Cities RISE
TCR uses a multifaceted approach to help individuals in generational poverty find stable and well-paying employment. Our work skills program offers a structured and comprehensive curriculum, including communications, technology, sector-based training, and internships.
MUL confronts inequalities and promotes civil rights by focusing on economic empowerment as the driver of social change for people of color.
Find an organization that you want to Give to the Max.