A marathon you don't have to run in except to your computer to make a charitable donation for the fifth annual Give To The Max day.There will be thousands of Minnesota schools and charitable organizations asking for donations, in fact; according to reports from MinnPost 53,000 people donated $16.3 million and that was in the 24 hour period.

There's also incentives and matching grants to help boost the donation frenzy, throughout the day they'll be $200,000 in prizes that will be given to organizations which includes grant money that will be given to two donor's favorite organizations in the amount of $10,000 each.

For 2013 GiveMN along with the St.Paul district will be assisting five (5) high - poverty schools.

The GiveMN website is your guide to find your charity of choice and there are plenty in the St. Cloud area, this will provide you with a search engine for a name, geography and purpose for information on organizations that might be your fancy.

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