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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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2 April 2018 Don't miss your chance to volunteer for The Big Event!! Sign up now and encourage one of your friends to volunteer!...

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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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