The five charity finalists in the running for the $10,000 (or more!) check at the end of Jackson Restaurant Week were announced Friday. Those charities are:

1. Blair E. Batson Hospital
2. Community Animal Rescue and Adoptions
3. Parents for Public Schools: Ask for More Arts
4. Mississippi Firefighters Memorial Burn Association
5. Alzheimer’s Association

To increase the chance of your favorite charity winning the grand prize, be sure to eat out often during Restaurant Week! The more you eat, the more you can vote. Click on the Restaurants link to see all the great places where you can eat and vote!