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 8th, 2017 such a huge success!

8,223 volunteers completed 1,174 jobs.

This year’s Big Event is on:
April 7, 2018!

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Job Request is now OPEN!

1 January 2018 This year's Big Event is on April 7, 2018. With the anticipation that the students of Virginia Tech may be able to say "Thank You" to as many community residents ...

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Welcome to our New Committee!

27 November 2017 We are very excited to have selected this year's Big Event Committee! We have 53 Freshmen, 38 Sophomores, 33 Juniors, and 10 Seniors! We are excited to work together to make this B...

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Committee Application Now Open

16 October 2017 Apply today to be apart of The Big Event Staff for 2017-2018.  We could not make this event happen without your help and we are thankful for your interest! Click

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