Giving Back - Supporting our Community

The New River Valley is the community we call home, in most cases, for both our professional & personal lives. It is important to the NRVHBA to give back. In fact, it is our part of our mission. When you support one of our events, we are able to share pass that support through activities, events & Organizations like these:

  • Scholarships for NRV High School Students who are pursuing a college education in the construction industry at Virginia’s Colleges, Trade Schools and within Working Internships. To learn more, Visit us at for more information on the NRVHBA Rick Whitney Memorial Scholarship.
  • NRVHBA charitable donations include time, Service and funds to programs such as: Toys for Tots, Montgomery County Emergency Assistance Program (MCEAP), & NRV Habitat for Humanity. 
  • Growth of Community & Family events like Touch-A-Truck where we encourage children to experience the Building Industry first hand. To find out more, visit

MCEAP - Building Addition

In October 2016, our charitable contributions committee recruited a few volunteers from Shelter Alternatives, Inc, G and H Appliances, Bowers Custom Barns, and MCEAP to work on creating an enclosure at MCEAP's Thrift Store in Christiansburg. 

MCEAP group

A few weeks later, a team from Slate Creek Builders finished framing and installing a door to the addition/closure.  

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Little Library

The New River Valley Homebuilders Association and the Blacksburg Library successfully placed a little library at Nellie’s Cave Park September 2016.

Little Library

NRVHBA Wheelchair Ramp Project for Blue Ridge Independent Living

ramp project

The New River Valley Home Builders Association, a professional trade organization dedicated to being the respected voice of the residential and commercial building industry, recently completed a wheelchair ramp project for Blue Ridge Independent Living. The project was also sponsored by Home Depot with a $500 gift card donation. Volunteers pictured are David Zier of G&H Appliance, Rick Hyatt of Atmosphere Builders Kitchen and Bath Remodeling, and Joseph Rogers; others included Tim Lawrence of Blue Ridge Home Improvement, Jason Boyle of Green Valley Builders, and Jason Ewing of Ewing Building and Remodeling.

NRVHBA donates $155 to the Montgomery County Emergency Assistance Program, Inc.
MCEAP serves individuals and families in Montgomery County who are in temporary financial crisis and need help obtaining food, clothing, rent, heating, utilities, gasoline, furniture and/or prescription medications. > Read more (PDF)

NRVHBA gave $200 to Toys For Tots’ Christmas in July campaign, and an additional $200 to MCEAP on top of individual donations.