The Virginia Gentlemen take part in widespread and valuable community involvement, often performing benefit concerts for philanthropic organizations. Below are several groups and events with which we've built relationships by working together for many years on Grounds.
Relay for life
The Virginia Gentlemen perform annually Relay's main event on Grounds to benefit cancer research.
pancakes for parkinson's
For many years running, the VGs perform at UVA's annual Pancakes for Parkinson's event to benefit Parkinson's research.
Madison house: harmonies for healing
Periodically, VGs are involved with the Madison House effort "Harmonies for Healing."
UVA Cancer center
VGs particularly enjoy hospital caroling in the Christmas season to brighten patients' days.
uva children's hospital
Similarly, VGs love hospital caroling at the Children's Hospital to bring some joy to the kids.
Hospice of the shenandoah
For the first time this year, VGs will perform at a benefit concert performance which helps fund hospice care.
take back the night
Annually, the VGs perform at Take Back the Night's event increasing awareness of sexual and relationship violence.
breast cancer awareness
VGs perform at a variety of events for Breast Cancer Awareness, including special UVA Athletic Events, and sorority fundraisers benefiting breast cancer awareness and research.
delaware sickle cell concert
Last year, the VGs organized and performed a large concert to benefit sickle cell research.
women against violence
Annually, the VGs perform at Women Against Violence's main event in Old Cabell to benefit victims of domestic violence.
The Salvation Army
In 2017, the Virginia Gentlemen and Virginia Sil'hooettes began hosting an annual joint Christmas Concert as a fundraiser benefiting the Salvation Army.