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Hogs for the House 2017

Join us on September 23 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at Colonial Harley-Davidson for our Hogs for the House Benefit Cook Off Competition.

We are partnering with Colonial Harley-Davidson on their Fall Open House that will be going on as we offer a friendly and delicious competition, live- music from Southbound and Anderson Highway, food, refreshments and prizes!

Purchase a #HalfForTheHouse 50/50 Raffle Ticket online now and be present to see the winner drawn at Hogs for the House. Win half for you and half for the house.

We are inviting local amateur and professional grillers and outdoor cooking enthusiasts to grill out their best recipes and compete to win the Judge’s Choice Award or the People’s Choice Award. Challenge your friends, family, and business partners to cook off against each other or form a new team of grillers! Register your team today. The deadline to submit the application and necessary paperwork is August 23 at 5pm.

Participate in the event by registering a cook off competition team, providing an event sponsorship, donating a prize or silent auction item, volunteering at the event, or joining us on September 23 for a fun-filled day with your friends and family.

Beginning at 10am, guests are invited to purchase tasting tickets and sample all of the competitors’ foods, then vote in the people’s choice award. Tasting tickets will be $20 for adults and $10 for children (12 years and under). We will have plenty of food and refreshments.

Two bands- Southbound and Anderson Highway will provide live music at Hogs for the House on Colonial Harley-Davidson’s outdoor stage with professional quality sound provided by 524LiveSound.

Cook off competitors will stop serving at 3:30pm when we tally the votes for the Colonial Harley-Davidson Hogs for the House Judges’ Choice and People’s Choice Awards that will be given at 3:45pm and announced later in the Progress-Index. We will also draw the winner of the #HalfForTheHouse 50/50 Raffle at this time!

James House depends on our annual fall fundraiser and raffle to support the programs and services that we offer to women, men, and children affected by sexual violence, domestic violence and stalking. We help over 1600 people per year providing safe shelter, life saving services and resources, and helping them to learn about healthy relationships. We greatly appreciate your support of our event and hope that you come out and have a great time with us at #HogsForTheHouse!

For further event details, follow us on social media or contact  Anna at James House, 804-458-2704 or

Thank you to our 2016 fall event sponsors!

ITAC- Industrial Turn Around Company

Atlantic Constructors


EVB Bank

Colonial Webb

Appomattox Title Company

James R Jones Builders

Willow Photography

Edward Jones- Randall Wachman

Southside Regional Medical Center

John Randolph Medical Center

Lucas McCall Farm Bureau

VCB Monument

Delegate Riley Ingram

Gilbert C. Martin Company

Mitchell, Wiggins, & Co LLP

#HalfForTheHouse Raffle

Support survivors of domestic/sexual violence in our community by participating in James House’s fall fundraiser 50/50 raffle. Purchase a $20 raffle ticket and enter to win, half for you and half for the house (James House!). 

The winner will be drawn at the Hogs for the House Benefit Cook Off Competition September 23. Each online ticket will be assigned a raffle number in numerical, chronological order. At the event, volunteers will put a numbered ball matching each raffle ticket number sold into the bingo ball hopper and a volunteer will draw the winner at 3:40pm during the event awards ceremony.

James House helps 1600 people per year and your $20 raffle ticket purchases will provide food, shelter and services for these women, men and children of our service area. Help us make a difference and have fun by entering to win #HalfForTheHouse!


Shop with Slickdeals, Earn Money for James House

We’ve recently joined the Slickdeals Gives Back program, through which our supporters have the opportunity to help raise funds for James House while also saving money on everyday purchases. To support our cause, simply register for a free account at Slickdeals Gives Back and select us as your designated nonprofit. Once you’ve joined the program, any shopping activity done through Slickdeals will earn us points towards fundraising. You can even earn double points when you shop at AmazonTarget, and Walmart. Happy saving and thank you for all your support!