Welcome!

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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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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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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