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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 7th, 2018 such a huge success!

8,140 volunteers completed 1,125 jobs.

This year’s Big Event is on:
April 6, 2019!

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Big Event Comfort Color T-Shirts Now ON SALE!!

3 January 2019 We're ringing in 2019 by introducing not one but two new Comfort Color big event t-shirts! There are both short and long sleeve options available, and there are also two color opti...

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Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours!

25 December 2018 The Big Event at Virginia Tech would like to wish everyone and their families a Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year! For more information about upcoming events in the coming year, ...

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Ops Team Application Now Open!

28 October 2018 Apply today to be a part of The Big Event Operations Team for 2018-2019.  We could not make this event happen without your help and we are thankful for your interest!

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