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GiveBigNRV Giving Day Events - April 26, 2017

Organizations throughout the NRV are holding events during the Fourth Annual GiveBigNRV Giving Day. The organization that has the most attendees at a GiveBigNRV Giving Day event will earn a $3,000 grant from the Community Foundation. The organizations with the second and third most attendees will earn $1,000 and $500, respectively. To help your favorite organization win you must: 

- Sign in at the event on April 26th using the onsite tickets provided to the organization by the CFNRV
Information about each event is listed below and new events are being added regularly. Please check back as more organizations are organizing events for April 26th:

Giving Day Events:

Events are listed in alphabetical order by organization
All events are FREE unless otherwise indicated
Beans & Rice Inc.
Help fight childhood hunger! Make a GiveBig donation to Beans and Rice, Inc. of $5 or more in exchange for a simple meal of beans and rice and tortillas. Donations of $25 or more receive a complimentary “Empty Bowl” while supplies last! 
100 Pulaski Street, Radford VA
Contact Eric Bucey for more information at or at 540-980-4111
Give to Beans & Rice Inc. through GiveBigNRV!

Blacksburg Community Band
The Blacksburg Community Band presents a GiveBigNRV Giving Day Concert with a program that offers a variety of contemporary and classical arrangements for concert band, including Broadway show tunes, marches, and a tribute to Count Basie.
2387 Warm Hearth Drive, Blacksburg VA
Beginning at 7pm
Contact Jennifer Hundley for more information at or at 703-772-7707
Give to Blacksburg Community Band through GiveBigNRV!

Blue Mountain School
Grab your shovel and work gloves, and come on out to Blue Mountain School for our annual Earth Day Celebration & School Spruce Up! Our 8-acre campus is key for us as we work to make sure No Child Is Left Inside in the New River Valley.  We need your help on several projects, including building new gardens and planting more climbing trees. Will you join us and Give Big?
470 Christiansburg Pike, Floyd VA
Contact Carol Volker for more information at or at 540-745-4234
Give to Blue Mountain School through GiveBigNRV! 

Boys & Girls Youth Center of Pulaski County
The Boys & Girls Youth Center will be participating in THE GIVE BIG EVENT on April 26th. We will be hosting our event in Randolph Park under the large pavilion. Bring the whole family out to enjoy the park while supporting this community changing project. The BGYC will be serving hotdogs, chips, drinks and dessert. Bring the whole family out and support this community changing project. If you donate $25.00 or more then you will receive a gift for giving.
5100 Alexander Rd, Dublin VA
Contact Tina Martin for more information at or at 540-674-0101
Give to Boys & Girls Youth Center of Pulaski County through GiveBigNRV!

Giles County Christian Service Mission
Come check out our newly expanded food pantry.
Plus, there will be food, door prizes, and more!
516 Wenonah Avenue, Pearisburg, VA
Contact Amy Reynolds for more information at or at 540-921-3006
Give to Giles County Christian Service Mission through GiveBigNRV!

Montgomery County Emergency Assistance Program (MCEAP)
MCEAP will be holding an Open House for the MCEAP Thrift Store & More, which is the main funding source for MCEAP to provide emergency food, clothing, utilities, housing assistance and more to Montomery County citizens. Sidewalk and Bag Sales will also be going on during the event and ice cream will be served courtesy of Ben & Jerry's.
308 West Main Street, Christiansburg VA
Contact Margie Vitale for more information at or at 540-260-3173
Give to MCEAP through GiveBigNRV!

Montgomery Museum
Come and celebrate Lewis Miller's 221st birthday at our all day Open House! Refreshments will be served!
300 S. Pepper Street, Christiansburg VA
Contact Sue Farrar for more information at or at 540-382-5644
Give to the Montgomery Museum through GiveBigNRV!

New River Valley Timebank
Come to the Christiansburg Recreation Center to learn more about the NRV Timebank and help us create a collage of talent that lies in our town!
1600 N Franklin Street, Christiansburg VA
Contact Dan Crowder for more information at or at 540-818-6835
Give to the New River Valley Timebank through GiveBigNRV!

Plenty!'s Community Lunch is an open lunch for all in the New River Valley community which is made with produce grown by local farms and other food items. Floyd County High School students from the Culinary Arts program will be preparing and serving the meal for the GiveBig event. There will also be live music performed by well-accomplished artist Bernie Coveney. 
192 Elephant Curve Road, Floyd VA
Contact Jonathan Vandergrift at Plenty! for more information at or at 540-745-3898
Give to Plenty! through GiveBigNRV!

Springhouse Community School
We will host an open house during the school day and a Bingo Night from 6pm-8pm featuring live music performed by our students. 
188 EcoVillage Trail, Floyd VA
9am-3:30pm and 6-8pm
Contact Ezekiel Fugate with Springhouse Community School for more information at or at 540-745-4673
Give to the Springhouse Community School through GiveBigNRV!

YMCA at Virginia Tech
Come join the YMCA at Virginia Tech on the Drillfield! We're going to celebrate GiveBigDay by making bookmarks for kids and chew toys from recycled t-shirts for a local animal shelter!
601 Drillfield Drive, Blacksburg VA
Contact Joel Goodhart at YMCA at Virginia Tech for more information at or at 540-961-9622
Give to the YMCA at Virginia Tech through GiveBigNRV!

YMCA of Pulaski County
We will be hosting an open house during a portion of our regularly scheduled hours and provide information/brochures, etc. of our organization to visitors/guests as well as try to reach additional members and guests who may want to donate $ for our GiveBigNRV day!   Snacks/light beverages will be served throughout the day; tours of our Child Development Center will also be available to find out more about our services, including our upcoming Adventure Camp for the summer months for children 5-12 years of age.
615 Oakhurst Avenue, Pulaski VA
Contact Allison Hunt at YMCA of Pulaski County for more information at or at 540-980-3671
Give to the YMCA of Pulaski County through GiveBigNRV! 

Other GiveBigNRV Giving Day Events - April 2017

Organizations throughout the NRV are holding events leading up to and during our Fourth Annual GiveBigNRV Giving Day. These events are held to celebrate and promote the Giving Day but are not eligible for the GiveBigNRV Giving Day Event Grant--they may still win one of our other grants for that day, however! We encourage people to attend to show their support for GiveBigNRV and their favorite organizations! Information about each event is listed below and new events are being added regularly. 

Other Giving Day Events: 

Community Treasures Tour
Old Church Gallery, Floyd County Historical Preservation Trust and Floyd County Historical Society are teaming up for a Floyd "Community Treasures Tour" on Saturday, April 22, 2017.  Four sites within the Town of Floyd will be open for the tour:  Glenanna, a private residence dating back to 1849; The Floyd County Historical Society Museum at the Ridgemont (Floyd's first hospital in 1914); the Oxford Academy (private school built in 1902); and the Old Church Gallery house.  New exhibits will be opening at the Historical Society Museum and Old Church Gallery.  The Gallery will also be holding screenings of student created films based upon interviews with WWII veterans.
Saturday, April 22nd
Beginning at 9am
204 W. Main Street, Floyd VA
Admission: $10 for adults, children for free
Contact Alice Slusher for more information at or at 540-789-7311
Give to Old Church Gallery through GiveBigNRV!
Give to Floyd County HIstorical Preservation Trust through GiveBigNRV!
Give to Floyd County Historical Society through GiveBigNRV!

Floyd County Humane Society
The Floyd County Humane Society will be taking donations for the GiveBigNRV event. We will be set up in the center of town in front of Main Street.
Wednesday, April 26th
100 E. Main St., Floyd VA.
Contact Suzanne Piovano for more information at or at 540-745-7207
Give to Floyd County Humane Society through GiveBigNRV!

Floyd Montessori
Floyd Montessori will be holding their 2nd GiveBigNRV breakfast--we will be offering a breakfast buffet to our families and the community!
Wednesday, April 26th
216 Parkway Lane South, Floyd VA
Contact Anna Berck for more information at or at 276-730-5777
Give to Floyd Montessori through GiveBigNRV!