Minnesotans max out online giving



By Jean Hopfensperger, Star Tribune

“Tapping fundraising ploys ranging from PedalPub marathons to roller-coaster blitzes, Minnesota nonprofits racked up more than $15 million during Give to the Max Day Thursday — a record for the state and the nation.

Likewise a record, 50,000 Minnesotans logged on to their computers and made donations to their favorite churches and charities during the 24-hour giving blitz — at times hobbling the system with their Web traffic.”

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