Give to the Max Day donations top $34 million

Give to the Max Day across the state raised $34 million for nearly 6,500 nonprofits and schools.

Locally, nonprofits also participated, such as the United Way of Bemidji Area, Leech Lake Tribal College, and Great River Rescue.

The animal rescue operation announced on social media that 83 donors raised more than $12,000.

Give MN officials say tens of thousands of people from around the world gave generously on Thursday to 6,439 organizations in the state.

The annual event is Minnesota’s largest 24-hour online fundraiser.

This is the second straight year that donations have topped 34 million.



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