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Valley Businesses Give Back 2018-06-25T15:12:49+00:00

Valley Businesses Give Back

2018 Food and Fund Drive Dates: June 4 to June 22
Like all good things, this food/fund drive has ended. Many thanks to everyone who contributed to VBGB this year – and stay tuned to find out who will be our Grand Champion this year!

Valley Businesses Give Back (VBGB) is an annual food and fund drive led by local businesses and organizations in the Shenandoah Valley to raise money and collect non-perishable food to help stock the shelves of the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank during the summer months. In 2017, 35 businesses donated 7,248 pounds of food and $3,958, enough to help us provide 21,872 meals to neighbors in the Shenandoah Valley —twice as much as our projected goal!  

First launched in 2011, Valley Businesses Give Back has collectively raised more than $28,000 and brought in more than 57,000 pounds of food to benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.  All told, we’ve been able to provide more than 158,000 meals to Shenandoah Valley families. We are grateful for the continued partnership and support of this effort from Hershey Chocolate of Virginia as well as the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Commerce Serving Lexington, Buena Vista and Rockbridge County, and Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce.

THANK YOU to the 2018 participating businesses:

Atwell Family Chiropractic: A Creating Wellness Center
Augusta County
Best Buy DC84
Blue Ridge Bank
Blue Ridge Hospice Thrift Shop
Blue Ridge Insurance Services, Inc
Blue Ridge Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Brookdale Staunton
Chamber of Commerce Serving Lexington, Buena Vista, and Rockbridge County
Classic Kitchen & Bath
ComfortCare Women’s Health
CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union
Comprehensive Behavioral Health & TMS Treatment Center
CrossFit 3xF
Dockery-Rizzo Chiropractic 
“First Bank – Staunton
First Bank – Waynesboro”
Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce
Hampton Inn by Hilton Staunton
Harmony Moon
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce
Long and Foster Real Estate
LSC Communications
Lumos Networks
Mid Valley Press
Mountain View Dental Team
Pioneer Bank
Simple Elegance Catering, LLC
Sumitomo Machinery Corp
Sunnyside Communities
The Hershey Company
The Woman’s Center Ob-Gyn Associates Women’s Health

Congratulations to our 2017 Grand Champion—Blue Ridge Insurance Services, Inc. and to our 2017 Chamber Champion—Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce!
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