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We are always looking for unique opportunities to give back to the community that has shown us so much support.
Since opening our tasting room, we have offered a new cask-style beer every Friday. This soon evolved into Cask for A Cause,
a monthly charity event that allows us to work with local non-profit organizations to create a one-time-only exclusive brew,
offered on the 3rd Friday of the month.

All proceeds from the sale of the cask beers go directly to that month’s charity.

We have partnered with some very generous and talented to parties to design, print, and frame 2 posters for each.
One of these remains on the brewery wall, while the other is auctioned off to further support the charity.

November 2018

Cask for a Cause- Scholarship Fund, JMU’s Adult Degree Program

November 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Our November Cask for a Cause will be raising scholarship funds for JMU Adult Degree Program, whose mission is to provide access to anyone seeking opportunities for educational or personal growth. Although students in the program are like any other JMU student in need of funds to pay for their education, this population is typically the non-traditional student working full-time and raising families. They earn an interdisciplinary undergraduate degree with a concentration area that connects directly to their career goals. Often,…

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January 2019

Cask for a Cause- Anicira Veterinary Center of Harrisonburg

January 18, 2019 @ 4:00 am - 11:00 pm

Our January Cask for a Cause will be benefiting Anicira, who is committed to serving animals and our community through veterinary services, education, outreach, shelter, care and protection programs. They work to improve the quality of life for the cats and dogs in our community by offering a range of programs and services that strengthen the human-animal bond, provide veterinary care, educate the community on the humane treatment of animals, provide shelter for homeless animals and offer safe keeping services…

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April 2019

Casks for a Cause- JMU GSA Graduate Gown Initiative

April 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

April's Cask for a Cause will be benefiting JMU Graduate Student Association's Graduation Gown Initiative. Donations to JMU GSA support brilliant students from groups that are currently under-represented in the academic field in which the students study.   GSA has different funds to support students whose backgrounds or socio-economic condition create barriers to the achievement of their tremendous potential. Donations have an immediate impact, and can make dreams possible for these students.   Donations for this Casks for a Cause…

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May 2019

Casks for a Cause- Cat’s Cradle

May 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

May's Cask for a Cause will be benefiting Cat's Cradle, a nonprofit cat rescue, specializing in cat adoptions, spay/neuter assistance, and helping people keep their animal companions. Cat’s Cradle’s mission is to ensure and maintain a safe, compassionate community for cats in the Shenandoah Valley. They do this by facilitating and promoting spay/neuter and Trap, Neuter and Return (TNR), conduct foster-based rescue and adoption from local shelters, and provide pet retention and rehoming programs. Their intent is to steadily decrease…

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August 2019

Casks for a Cause- Beans and Brews Festival/Bridge of Hope

August 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

For August's Cask for a Cause, we will be hosting the 2nd annual Beans & Brews Festival to benefit Bridge of Hope: Harrisonburg - Rockingham! The Beans & Brews Festival was created last year to raise funds towards training and equipping local Christian faith communities to respond to homelessness in practical, tangible, and neighboring ways. The mission of Bridge of Hope is to end and prevent homelessness for single parents and children with the help of trained mentoring groups within…

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October 2019

Casks for a Cause- HEF Hops for Teachers

October 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

October's Casks for a Cause event will be benefiting the Harrisonburg Education Foundation, whose mission is to fund opportunities, fulfill dreams, and celebrate excellence in the Harrisonburg City Public Schools. ​ Established in 1994, HEF has been an advocate for the students and teachers of HCPS. Initially setting out to enrich the programming available in the local public school system, HEF today furthers its mission by assisting teachers through programming support, offering high schoolers college scholarships, and recognizing the achievements…

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December 2019

Cask for a Cause- Mercy House

December 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Our December Cask for a Cause will be benefiting Mercy House, Inc. Mercy House is not a "cookie-cutter" organization. Each family and individual has different needs and they strive to meet the families at their needs holistically. Each individual completes a service strategy plan.   They look at the areas of education, job skills, life resources, personal hygiene, emotional health, physical and dental health, social relationships, childcare needs, spiritual needs, time management, legal issues and diversity abilities.   Residents set…

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February 2020

Cask for a Cause- Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

February's Cask for a Cause will be benefiting the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, who serve 25 counties and 8 cities on either side of the Blue Ridge through distribution centers in Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Winchester and their headquarters in Verona.   They provide nutritious food to 106,000 people each month through a far-reaching network of 200 food pantries, soup kitchens, schools, churches and other nonprofit groups.   Check out more info at: https://www.brafb.org/ https://www.facebook.com/BlueRidgeAreaFoodBank/   We will be in the…

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July 2020

Casks for a Cause- Impact Living Services

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

July's Casks for a Cause will be benefiting Impact Living Services, a non-profit agency providing unique and varied services to the Central Virginia community. ILS is a licensed child placing agency providing transitional living services focused on assisting youth in foster care by promoting interdependence so that each youth may reach their individual potential socially, academically, vocationally and relationally. In addition to providing an independent living arrangement for foster youth in apartment complexes located in Lynchburg, Roanoke, Harrisonburg and Richmond…

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August 2020

Casks for a Cause- Harrisonburg Women’s Service League

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

August's Casks for a Cause will be benefiting Harrisonburg Women's Service League, who is a diverse group of women interested in community service and friendship. Chartered in 1951, they are strongly devoted to volunteer and philanthropic work. The HWSL draws it's membership from the City of Harrisonburg and the surrounding Rockingham County area. Throughout the year they give their time and money to benefit community agencies in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. For more info: http://www.hwsl.org https://www.facebook.com/HarrisonburgWomensServiceLeague/ With the current guidelines…

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