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April 16, 2008


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Frequently Asked Questions


Where do I send items for families of lost loved ones?

Cards, letters, poems, pictures, posters, etc., that you wish to have forwarded to the families of the fallen Hokies may be mailed to:

Office of Recovery and Support
Virginia Tech
Research Building #7 (0907)
1700 Kraft Drive, Suite 1100
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Where do I send items for the Virginia Tech community?

Office of Recovery and Support
Virginia Tech
Research Building #7 (0907)
1700 Kraft Drive, Suite 1100
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Are there any guidelines for leaving items at the April 16 Memorial?

Items left at the Memorial one week prior to and one week after April 16, 2008, will be collected (April 9-23). Items left at specific stones will be distributed to the families of the deceased (except for perishables such as cut flowers). Items not left at the actual memorial will not be retrieved and archived.

The official date for which no more items will be accepted to Prevail Archive and the Office of Recovery and Support for distribution to families will be May 15, 2008. Items left or mailed after that date will not be archived.


Do I need to bring my own candle for the vigil on April 16?

No. Some 40,000 candles are available for distribution to Candlelight Vigil participants.


How do I submit an event to be considered for posting on the Remembrance website? (Must occur between April 11 – 20, 2008.)

Follow this link to submit your Remembrance Day events.