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Giving Tuesday

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. On this […]

Holiday Cards Available Now

Help fight hunger & spread cheer with our unique Holiday Card! The 2014 Holiday Card was painted by local artist Carol Marlowe Nelms. A pair of draft horses nuzzle in a Blue Ridge Mountain snow.  Draft horses pulling ploughs and other implements were instrumental in the early days of farming in America. The scene is […]

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Northrop Grumman Food Drive for FASWVA

Northrop Grumman Holiday Food Drive

Looking for ways to give this Holiday season? Help us stock up on favorites like cranberries, gravy, stuffing, and mashed potatoes! Join the Northrop Grumman Metro DC/VA Region in our effort to raise food for families in need in our community this holiday season. Helping is easy! Visit the food drive page and click on […]

Canstruction is art you can eat

Canstruction Southwest Virginia

Canstruction, a creative and competitive event featuring massive sculptures built entirely from cans of food, is returning to southwest Virginia for the second year with an exhibition at Roanoke’s Taubman Museum of Art. Sculptures created with canned food – called “cansculptures” - will be on display from Friday, November 7th through Saturday, November 22nd. When the exhibit closes, cansculptures are dismantled and all of the cans go directly to Feeding America Southwest Virginia for distribution to people throughout our region that struggle with hunger - just in time for the Thanksgiving season. To build upon the success of […]

Craftsmen’s Classic Art & Craft Festival

Craftsmen’s Classic returns to the Roanoke Civic Center The award-winning Craftsmen’s Fall Classic Art and Craft Festival will return to the Roanoke Civic Center, October 10th-12th. The event will bring together hundreds of the nation’s finest artists and craftsmen, presenting thousands of their original works in pottery, jewelry, fine art, glass, baskets, wood, photography, clothing, […]

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