Join as D.C. Area Unites to Give to the Max Together Today

November 09, 2011

Today is Give to the Max Day, a one-day fundraising event that will unite local Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC communities to support nonprofits serving the area. The goal is to get thousands of local residents to support their favorite regional charity, raising millions in donations and grants in just 24 hours! Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington is a day for Washingtonians to come together to raise as much money as possible for area nonprofits in 24 hours, starting at midnight on November 9 through midnight on November 10. By engaging thousands of residents to support their favorite charities in one day, Give to the Max Day is trying to break the national record for the best online giving metropolitan region event, showcasing the Greater Washington region’s strong community. Give to the Max Day is an innovative event that provides a new way for local residents to give, and create a stronger nonprofit community for the DC area. Washingtonians have a long tradition of giving and this event will help celebrate generosity. The Foundation is proud to be part of this initiative. Anyone wishing to be a donor can simply visit the site Give to the Max Day website and use the search function to either browse for organizations of their interest or find a specific organization of their choice to make a donation. They can also manage their charitable giving by recording online and offline contributions and storing receipts. The minimum donation on Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington is $10, and there is no maximum donation limit or maximum to the amount an organization may receive. The Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington organizing committee consists of the Community Foundation for the National Capitol Region, United Way of the National Capital Area, and Razoo.