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Give to the Max is Thursday, Nov. 19

North Branch Area Public Schools is set to participate in the 12th annual Give to the Max Day, set to take place Thursday, Nov. 19. Give to the Max is a giving event that raises millions each year for nearly 6,000 causes across Minnesota and beyond. This year, GiveMN is encouraging donors to #GiveWhereYouLiveMN, an effort to help communities in every corner of Minnesota as the unprecedented challenges of this year continue. To give to any of the NBAPS schools/programs, use these links:

North Branch Early Childhood

Sunrise River School

North Branch Area Middle School

North Branch Area High School

Distance Learning Academy

Life Work Center/Norse ALC
North Branch Area Community Education

 “In 12 years of Give to the Max Day, this year is certainly unlike any other,” said Jake Blumberg, executive director of GiveMN. “Give to the Max has always been a socially distanced fundraiser by its nature, and we’re encouraging Minnesotans to ‘Give Where You Live’ in 2020, supporting organizations in your communities, the causes you care about most, and consider expanding your generosity to meet the moment this year in new ways.”

To participate in Give to the Max, donors may visit GiveMN.org and search for the causes they care about most by name, keyword, ZIP code, and more. Give to the Max’s “Early Giving” period begins November 1 and continues through Give to the Max Day on Nov. 19, with random drawings throughout for more than $100,000 in prize grants for Minnesota organizations.

Additionally, each donation through GiveMN.org qualifies NBAPS for additional grants from the Give to the Max Day prize pool, thanks to the continued generosity of the Bush Foundation. On Nov. 19, Give to the Max Day, GiveMN will award:

  • $500 Early Giving Golden Tickets daily on Nov. 1-18
  • $500 Golden Ticket prizes every 15 minutes on Nov. 19.
  • $1,000 Hourly Golden Ticket prizes hourly on Nov. 19.
  • $6,000 Power Hour Prizes, shared among the top three organizations based on amount raised between 10:00–10:59 a.m. and 10:00–10:59 p.m.
  • The grand prize of Give to the Max Day, a $10,000 Super-Sized Golden Ticket.

GiveMN is encouraging Minnesotans to come together virtually this year to share how they’ll be joining in by using #GiveWhereYouLiveMN or #GTMD20. GiveMN will have social media story templates available for download on GiveMN.org and social media where donors can share their personal stories of giving.