Virginia Hunger Symposium 2019

Thu Oct 17, 2019 at 01:52 PM

Virginia Hunger Symposium logoBRCC is proud to host the 13th Annual Virginia Hunger Symposium, October 21-25, 2019. In partnership with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, BRCC has offered these events, focused on educating our community about hunger issues, while also raising money and awareness. To date, the Hunger Symposium has raised more than $70,000 and 34,000 pounds of food, totaling more than 300,000 meals for our hungry neighbors in the Shenandoah Valley.

Please join us for this year’s events:

“Build a Better Meal” Workshop

Monday, Oct 21; 9:30-10:30 am; G186

“Build a Better Meal” workshop provides tips and information to create healthy meals by prepping ahead. Sponsored by the SGA. (Lunch2Go available all week in Beyond the Blue, G164-A. Collection barrels on campus for non-perishable food items to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.)

Contact: Mary Kier Smith;; 453-2350

Taco Salad Bar Fundraiser & Magic Show

Monday, Oct 21; 12-2 pm; Houff Cafeteria

Suggested donation $5; students with BRCC ID, $4; cash or check only; sponsored by the SGA. Proceeds benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Vegetarian options! Magic by Wes Iseli begins at 12:30 pm.

Contact: Mary Kier Smith;; 453-2350

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Tuesday, Oct 22; 5 pm; Rec Center

Suggested registration fee is one can of food to support the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.

Contact: Mary Kier Smith;; 453-2350

Empty Bowl Dinner

Thursday, Oct 24; 6 pm; P126

Empty Bowl Dinner raises funds and awareness for the BRAFB. $15 minimum donation includes choice of soups & beverages; attendees receive a beautiful ceramic bowl. Tickets available online, in office A105, or at the door.

Contact: Rebecca Evans;; 453-2366

FAC Performance: The Richard Adams Variety Show

Friday, Oct 25, 7 pm; FAC V135

All proceeds benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Adults-$15; students free.

Contact: Sandi Belcher;; 453-2216