Wayzata, Hopkins nonprofits among those battling it out in Brackets for Good 

A little friendly competition can be a good thing — but when the contest is for charitable donations, everyone wins.

That’s the idea behind the annual Brackets for Good fundraiser event, in which nonprofits in various metro areas face off in a fundraising challenge. The prize, for the top nonprofit, is $10,000, but all participants get the money they raise, as well as a hefty dose of public relations, a huge benefit for smaller organizations in the suburbs.

In Brackets for Good events across the country, more than 100 organizations are volunteer-run only, said Reid McDowell, partnerships and marketing director at Brackets for Good.

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