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Sign Up for the 11th Annual Online GiveLocalNRV Giving Day

February 15, 2024: The sign-up for the 11th Annual Online GiveLocalNRV Giving Day is now open at givelocalnrv.org. Hosted by the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV), this event harnesses the generosity of the New River Valley (NRV) community by raising funds and awareness for nonprofits serving our region. The giving day will be held from noon on Wednesday, June 26 to noon on Thursday, June 27.

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Our Top 10 Moments from 2023

2023 was filled with accomplishments and milestones. Each step of the way, donor support fueled our efforts and guided our work. Our grants and scholarships as well as the collaborative initiatives we lead focused on food access, early childhood education, and health are made possible by gifts to The Fund for the NRV.

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Paying It Forward: Kent Quesenberry’s Family Creates Scholarship to Support Blue Collar Students

There are few roads in the New River Valley (NRV) that do not have a house for which Kent Quesenberry of Riner did the plumbing. As a Master Plumber and Class B contractor, Kent could often be seen leaning on his shovel at a worksite, taking the time to get to know everyone and to pass along advice and encouragement.

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