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2016 Flat Pickin’ Fridays

Posted on April 7, 2016 by Amanda Holcomb

Join the Council of Community Services and Big Lick Entertainment as we kick off another incredible season of the Bank of Botetourt Flat Pickin’ Fridays series! Daleville Town Center is the place to be the second Friday of every month, May – September 2016! Great music, food trucks, beverages and fun for the entire family! […]

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Employee Spotlight: Carl Jones, Project Specialist, Drop In Center

Posted on March 29, 2016 by Amanda Holcomb

Meet Carl Jones, Project Specialist at The Drop in Center  CJ at work.          What is your position at the Council of Community Services? Project Specialist, which means I implement all assigned programs, from recruiting, flyering, and talking to the public. How long have you worked at CCS? 9 years! It will be 10 in June What is […]

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THANK YOU for Giving BIG!

Posted on March 23, 2016 by Amanda Holcomb

Thank you to those who contributed (over 70 donors!) to the Council of Community Services through the Roanoke Valley Gives Campaign. Within hours of the campaign start, we surpassed our goal to raise $1,000. At the end of the campaign, we TRIPLED our goal raising $3,105! Amazing! The Council can only achieve its goals with […]

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One incredible chance to shape our community’s future!

Posted on March 4, 2016 by linda

Roanoke Valley Gives Day is almost here and the Council of Community Services has BIG goals this year. They are so big, we can’t do it alone! Our success relies on YOU! On March 16, visit Roanoke Valley Gives and click if you care to donate to the Council of Community Services! Thank you!

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Our Community is coming together on 3.16.2016!

Posted on February 22, 2016 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 February 11, 2016 by Amanda Holcomb

Noell Saunders, nsaunders@wdbj7@.com 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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ONE CLICK CAN HELP SO MANY!

Posted on February 4, 2016 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 January 12, 2016 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 November 11, 2015 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 November 5, 2015 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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