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11/23/2011 09:11 am ET | Updated Jan 23, 2012

Black Friday, Cyber Monday Alternative: Charities That Stretch Your Dollar The Most

These charities will make your money multiply! This Black Friday or Cyber Monday, make your dollars count. Our top picks of charities that, for example, turn $1 into $26, are the best bang for your buck.

Or, check out our choices for the most transparent ways to give. Donate $10 and it will go directly toward a box of nails to help build a home for a wounded vet. Want to help someone with a disability? Give $12 for a wheelchair footrest or $300 to build the entire thing.

Whether you've got $1 to spare or $1000 to give, these organizations stretch your donation to the max.