Give to the Max Day

Give to the Max Day 2020

Give to the Max Day, a Minnesota-wide day of giving for all non-profits, is set for November 19, 2020. As the University participates in Give to the Max Day each year, many departments and units within the College of Veterinary Medicine will be working to raise money.

Areas of Support

The Veterinary Medical Center
Every dollar up to $20,000 will be matched by a generous donor.

The Raptor Center
Every dollar up to $55,000 will be matched thanks to the generous support of the Acorn Charitable Trust, Rachel Hollstadt, and the Sarah J. Andersen Fund of the Hugh J. Andersen Foundation.

The CVM Equity and Diversity Scholarship Fund

Goldy in Give to the Max Day banner

Schedule of events

VMC FacebookLive event

Check in with the Veterinary Medical Center Facebook page at 10 a.m. CT to hear a special message from Dr. Mike Henson, interim co-director of the VMC, who will be joined by a special pet to help introduce the highly anticipated pet costume contest video.

Raptor Center FacebookLive event

Check-in with The Raptor Center Facebook page at 12 p.m. CT to see your favorite raptor ambassadors and the talented education team as they share interesting raptor knowledge, information about current clinic census trends, and more.

Highlighted activities

VMC Pet Costume Contest

Check out who won!

Contest host

Dean Laura Molgaard- Veterinary Medical Center, College of Veterinary Medicine

Our celebrity judging panel

President Joan Gabel- University of Minnesota
Coach Lindsay Whalen- University of Minnesota
George and Barbara HagemannVMC Clients & Supporters
Anna Dressel and Rocket the therapy dog- M Health Fairview U of M Masonic Children's Hospital

Categories of judging

Spookiest, Funniest, Best Pet Pals, and Best in Show