Give to Max day Thursday

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Minnesota is preparing for Fifth Annual Give to the Max Day Nov. 14.
Saron Lutheran Church will participate in the state’s 24-hour giving marathon.  
Charities, schools and churches will again rally the state’s collective philanthropic spirit Thurs, Nov. 14, 2013 for the fifth annual Give to the Max 2013 www.GiveMN.org.   In 2012, Give to the Max Day inspired more than 53,000 generous donors from Minnesota and beyond to give $16.3 million dollars.  Donations last year reached nearly 4,000 organizations across the state, including K-12 public schools.
“Give to the Max Day has truly become a tradition for many people across the state and an invaluable resource for thousands of organizations.  It’s a fun way to make a huge difference for Minnesota’s nonprofits and schools,” said Dana Nelson, Exec. Director of GiveMN.
To donate to your favorite charity go to www.GiveMN.org.
 

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