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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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Panda Express Profit Share 9/26/2018 (Tomorrow!)

25 September 2018 Come out to Panda Express this Wednesday from 5-11 PM to support The Big Event! Show the flyer at the register or use our code to order online. No amount is too little in helping u...

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Application to be on The Big Event Committee is NOW OPEN!!

17 September 2018 The application to be on The Big Event Committee is now open! This event is an extraordinary way to give back to the community and exemplifies the university motto of 

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Less than 24 Hours Left!

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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