Beneficiaries

Applications for grants are being accepted for consideration for 2021.

 

Mission:

The basic mission of Blacksburg Battles Cancer is to raise funds for cancer focused non-profit organizations that serve the local community. Each year, the WGA will select non-profit organizations that either engage in research to prevent, treat, or cure cancer and/or provide supportive services to cancer patients and their families.

 

2013:

In 2013, Special Love and Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge were the two organizations to which we donated. We're so thankful to have been able to raise a grand total of $23,376!

 

2014:

In 2014, the two organizations for which we raised money, were Special Love and the American Cancer Society. We are proud to say that we were able to raise $12,500 for each organization!

 

2015:

In 2015, Special Love Inc. was presented a check for $10,500, Carilion Clinic NRV Hospice was presented a check for $5,250 and Good Samaritan Hospice was presented a check for $5,250.

 

2016:

In 2016, Students vs. Cancer received a check of $1,500. Carilion Clinic NRV Hospice, Good Samaritan Hospice, Komen Virginia Blue Ridge and Special Love, Inc. all received checks of $6,000 each, for a grand total of $25,500 donated.

 

2017:

In 2017, Students vs. Cancer received a check of $2,500. Carilion Clinic NRV Hospice and Good Samaritan Hospice each received checks of $12,000 each, for a grand total of $26,500 donated.

 

2018:

In 2018 Students vs. Cancer received a $2,500 check.  The Christina Phipps Foundation received a $10,000 check.  Special Love, Inc. and Susan G. Komen, Blue Ridge each received an $11,250 check for a grand total of $35,000 in distributions by the BCC Charitable Foundation.

 

2019: 

We began accepting applications for grants year round and awarding them throughout the year. In 2019, the following grants were made: Carilion Clinic Hospice - $5000, Community Health Center of the New River Valley - $7500, Good Samaritan Hospice - $5000 and Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge - $5000.

2020:

Even without our signature fundraising event (golf tournament) due to Covid-19, the following grants were made: Carilion Clinic Hospice - $7500, Camp Kesem at Virginia Tech - $5000, Good Samaritan Hospice - $7500 and Students vs. Cancer - $250. 

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