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.

2017 Recap Video:

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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Committee Application and Information

21 September 2017 Are you interested in helping make this year's Big Event the best one yet? If so, apply for committee! The committee application will be open from October 16-31. &...

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Meet the 2018 Exec!

18 June 2017 Congratulations to the new Exec Team for the 2018 Big Event! We are all excited to make our 17th annual Big Event bigger and better! Stop by our booth at Gobblerfest o...

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2017 Recap

9 April 2017 As we celebrate another amazing Big Event, we'd like to say thank you to all the volunteers, committee, and exec that made this past weekend possible. See the official recap vid...

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