Category: News

Our Community is coming together on 3.16.2016!

Posted on 02/22/16 by Amanda Holcomb

Roanoke Valley Gives Day is almost here and the Council of Community Services has BIG goals to improve the quality of life in our communities this year. They are big, we can’t do it alone! Our success depends on YOU! To find out how, click here.  

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2-1-1 VIRGINIA information and referral hotline marks 10-year anniversary

Posted on 02/11/16 by Amanda Holcomb

Noell Saunders, ROANOKE Va. – It’s the 10th anniversary of 211 Virginia, a referral hotline that can help people with all types of needs. 211 Virginia is a phone number that connects people to information on available community services throughout the Commonwealth. For the past 10 years, the 24/7 free service has been a […]

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Posted on 02/04/16 by linda

On March 16, 2016, our community will come together for Roanoke Valley Gives, and we need YOU to join us. It’s 24 hours of unprecedented giving—and it’s your chance to make a real difference, right here in our community. By contributing through Roanoke Valley Gives, you will help support the Council of Community Services and […]

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24 Hours of Community Giving!

Posted on 01/12/16 by linda

On March 16, 2016, the Roanoke Valley will come together for 24 hours of nonprofit giving during Roanoke Valley Gives! It’s the Roanoke Region’s 1st annual giving day, and it’ll be your opportunity to make a real impact in our community! Mark your calendar!

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Getting to Zero! Roanoke Valley Reaches Goal to End Veteran Homelessness

Posted on 11/11/15 by Amanda Holcomb

It all started with a challenge. Mayors David Bower of Roanoke and Randy Foley of Salem took on the first lady Michelle Obama’s Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. Since October 2014, the Council of Community Services and its partners in the initiative – City of Roanoke, Trust House, Salem Virginia Medical Center, Total Action […]

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The profit in nonprofits

Posted on 11/05/15 by Amanda Holcomb

The profit in nonprofits Roanoke Business November 2015 Dan Merenda (President) and the Council of Community Services were featured in the latest publication of Roanoke Business. The article, The profit in nonprofits highlights the contribution that local nonprofits make to the economy and the region. Click here to access the story.  

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Celebrating 55 Years of Improving the Quality of Life in Our Communities!

Posted on 07/14/15 by linda

The Council of Community Services was established in 1960 as a result of the efforts of over 70 community organizations who saw a need for comprehensive planning in the Roanoke Valley. Fifty-five years later, the council is a well-recognized leader in the community for organizations and individuals in the human services field. With a staff […]

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Affordable Housing Advocacy Award

Posted on 07/01/15 by Amanda Holcomb

AFFORDABLE HOUSING ADVOCACY AWARD ROANOKE REGIONAL HOUSING NETWORK Decent, affordable and accessible housing is the right of every citizen and is critical to the economic health and development of our region.  To further its mission to encourage proactive involvement in housing issues, the Roanoke Regional Housing Network, a standing committee of the Council of Community […]

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Flat Pickin’ Fridays – Bring on the Bands!

Posted on 03/30/15 by Amanda Holcomb

Bands and themes announced on the Flat Pickin Fridays facebook page!   Friday, May 8th @ The Daleville Town Center Seven Mile Ford will kick-off the country music concert series with a “Super Country Sing-along” – they will play the biggest hits to kick-off a full season of FUN! Be sure to “like” Seven Mile […]

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Flat Pickin’ Fridays to benefit the Council of Community Services

Posted on 01/29/15 by Amanda Holcomb

The Council of Community Services is thrilled to team up with Big Lick Entertainment as the beneficiary for Flat Pickin’ Fridays! Please save the dates! May 8, June 12, July 10th, August 14th, September 11th @ Daleville Town Center For up-to-date information, please “like” Flat Pickin’ Fridays on facebook by clicking here.  

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