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For information on helping BIAV provide critical services to people in need

Any of us…each of us…all of us

Making a difference in the lives of others is a gift that gives twice…to you and to someone who needs help. There are opportunities throughout the year to make a difference in the lives of people with brain injury and BIAV can help you put your gift to good use.

If you look at the tabs below, we have provided specific information on volunteer, membership, and donation and sponsorship opportunities. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, please contact our office at 804-355-5748 for more information.

Camp Bruce McCoy counselors


As a Brain Injury Association of Virginia volunteer you can make a real difference in the lives of brain injury survivors in your community. It only takes a little time to do a lot of good- discover how you can get involved below.

Not sure which program or event is a good fit for your unique strengths? Contact Becky Wright at for more information.

Current Needs

  • Personal Stories

We need individuals who are willing to share their stories of help, hope and healing with our website community. Guidelines for story submission can be found here. Submissions will be reviewed for appropriateness. If you have question, or want more information, contact Becky Wright at

  • Be a Board Member

Have you ever thought about offering your skills, knowledge and contacts as a board member for BIAV? We are always looking for good candidates; here’s our most recent recruitment letter. Contact if you want to know more.

Want to get involved but can’t make any of these opportunities? Consider hosting a fundraiser or supplies drive for BIAV. Email for more information.

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Your gift means we can provide help, hope and healing to brain injury survivors and their families. Together we can improve treatment, provide support and increase access to services for all Virginians touched by brain injury. Thank you for your support.

Ways to Give
Make a One-Time Donation

Your tax-deductible gift funds support groups, Camp Bruce McCoy, advocacy, educational opportunities and more. Importantly, your gift would mean so much to someone navigating their community after they or their loved one survived a life-altering brain injury. Please donate today.

Make a Recurring Monthly Donation

Stretch the impact of your gift by setting up a recurring monthly donation. Each month your credit card will automatically be charged the amount that you set. Please email at any time to cancel your subscription.

Planned Giving

With a planned gift to the Brain Injury Association of Virginia you will help those touched by brain injury- for now and for years to come. For more information on how you can combine your desire to give with your estate planning goals, please contact Anne McDonnell at 804-355-5748 or


Community Partnerships

BIAV’s network of community partners come in many shapes and sizes but all share a desire to improve the lives of people with brain injury. By sponsoring a Brain Injury Association of Virginia program or event, your business can make a difference in the lives of the more than 150,000 people who turn to BIAV each year for support. For information on sponsorship opportunities and benefits, please email

Non-Cash Gifts

The Brain Injury Association of Virginia welcomes non-cash gifts, such as stock, and gifts in-kind. We are always looking for supplies to help Camp Bruce McCoy run smoothly- here is a copy of our wish list. We also welcome gift certificates for restaurants, stores or experiences that we can use for raffle items at our fundraising events. Please email for more information.


Curious about how your donation will impact the brain injury community? Please read our 2016 Annual Report.

Become a Member

By becoming a member of BIAV, you provide help, hope, and healing to ANYONE who contacts us and show that you care about those who have sustained a brain injury, you care about supporting their families during difficult times, and you care about educating others on brain injury treatment and prevention.

Join BIAV because:

  • You appreciate what we do.
  • You’re glad we’re speaking out on your behalf.
  • You’re a part of this community.
  • You dream of cures, of brain injuries that can be prevented in the first place, and of a world where those living with brain injury can live the best life possible.

  • Find a Community Resource

    Find a Community Resource

    You can search our database of local resouces online right here on our site. Just type in your zipcode or address and then click the "Search" button.

  • Senior couple smiling portrait outdoors Personal Stories
    November 8, 2017

    Mark’s Story

  • Events
    Nov 16

    Fall 2017 E-Newsletter

    New! Fall 2017 Edition of BIAV’s e-newsletter. Here you’ll find updates on our 13th Annual Charity Golf Classic and Richmond Area Bicycle Association’s Bike Event.  You’ll also find information about our new website, meet our new interns, and read about upcoming events!  View E- Newsletter here!

  • Nov 18

    VCU TBI Model System Funded for Another Five Years

    Dr. Jefferey Kreutzer and Dr. David Cifu have been awarded over two million dollars to study outcomes and evaluate treatments for traumatic brain injury over the next five years.  funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) within the U.S. Dept. of Human and Health Services, Administration for Community Living,… Read more »

  • Nov 29

    Meet the Brain Injury Association of Virginia’s New Interns

    Meet the Brain Injury Association of Virginia’s New Interns!   REBECCA Rebecca (“Becka”) Herbig is a second-year Masters’ of Social Work student at Virginia Commonwealth University, concentrating on administration, planning, and policy practice. Prior to returning to school, Becka practiced law in Richmond with a focus on product liability, medical liability, and personal injury. Becka… Read more »

  • Mar 2

    Save The Date – BIAV Annual Conference: Making Headway

    BIAV’s Annual Conference, Making Headway, will be held on March 2-3, 2018 at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump. March 2 will be a preconference workshop geared towards professionals and the annual conference will take place on March 3.

Resource Request Form

BIAV has a vast library of information on brain injury, its resulting consequences, and a variety of related topics. To request more information from BIAV, complete our Resource Request Form or contact us at 1-800-444-6443 or 804-355-5748.

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