Update (12:00 p.m.) Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners is No. 2 in the state with $95,405 raised by 229 unique donors. Twitter users should use hashtag #GTMD12.
From a reader: Hi, I know of several Lake Minnetonka area nonprofits that are not on your list: Minnetonka Public Schools Foundation, Kids Against Hunger West Metro, Lake Minnetonka Figure Skating Club. Thank you! Kristin
The Nov. 15 event offers incentives to inspire nonprofit and donor participation. Every hour, one nonprofit donor and one K-12 public schools donor will be randomly chosen to win “golden tickets that add $1,000 to their donation. A nonprofit and K-12 donor will also be selected randomly from the 24 hour-period to have $10,000 added to their donation.
Prizes are also available for the top-earning nonprofits—with $12,500 for first place, $5,000 for second place and $2,500 for third place.
In order to build excitement, the Mall of America is hosting a day of activities—including performances from Alison Scott, R&B artist Mayda and OSO. Catch all the excitement in this live feed, courtesy of The UpTake.
Dozens of organizations in the GiveMN database call the Lake Minnetonka area home—more than the casual philanthropist could ever keep track of. Just click the nonprofit you’re interested in on the list below and then click “donate.”