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The Big Event at Virginia Tech is a student-run day of service that has grown into the second largest event of its kind in the nation. Every spring, thousands of students, faculty, and staff come together to complete nearly 1,200 community service projects throughout Blacksburg, Christiansburg and the New River Valley with the purpose of saying Thank You.

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Thank you to all residents and volunteers for making the Big Event on April 6th, 2019 such a huge success!

7,820 volunteers completed 1,180 jobs.

This year’s Big Event is on:
April 4, 2020!

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Five things that The Big Event is thankful for

28 November 2019

By Jaylin Kimble, Communications Committee

It’s that time of year again fo...

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The Little Event

26 November 2019

Saturday, November 16th our staff had the chance to participate in projects to grow closer as a team, serve the community during a time that is all about s...

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PK's Profit Share

18 November 2019

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Big Event will be hosting a profit sharing event from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on November...

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