Kiwanis Club of Christiansburg Receives Award

Kiwanis Club of Christiansburg Receives Award 2The 2022 Recipient of the NRCA Community Supporter of the Year Award is the Kiwanis Club of Christiansburg. Pam Wilson nominated the Kiwanis club, and Steve Simmons, and Bruce Board were present to accept the award.

The Community Supporter of the Year recognizes an organization that:

• Gave time, services and/or other resources to NRCA

• Helped New River Community Action advance its mission.

• Had a positive influence and impact on the community.

This year’s recipient has gone above and beyond to provide food, furniture, and appliances to NRCA families that were in need. Helping families with food that sometimes cannot afford to buy it. Providing the microwaves helped families who did not have one.

The organization provides snack bags to the children at Christiansburg Head Start every Friday. They come to Head Start and pack the bags every Thursday evening. They provide hams for all families at Thanksgiving and Christmas. During the pandemic they came to the center every Friday and met the parents in the parking lot to give them food bags.

The 2022 Recipient of the NRCA Community Supporter of the Year Award is the Kiwanis Club of Christiansburg.

Pam Wilson nominated the Kiwanis club, and Steve Simmons and Bruce Board were present to accept the award.