Outer Banks Woman's Club

Living the Volunteer Spirit

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What We Do

Community Service Projects

Club women volunteer in one or more of the following project areas:

Arts - Encourages members to promote and support arts activities within the community; creates programs and participates in projects that include music, dance, drama, theater; and other arts-related areas both traditional and innovative.

Conservation - Encourages members to promote an appreciation for our environment; members strive for educational opportunities regarding the importance of beautifying our communities be preserving, maintaining, and restoring our natural resources and by stimulating citizen action to address these concerns; this includes but is not limited to water, trees, plants, air, land, and wildlife.

Education - Members raise awareness of literacy issues and other educational opportunities in their community and world-wide; members work to  improve literacy skills of adult and youth; public libraries are supported through funding for book purchases.

Home Life - Informs members of the issues that affect the well-being of individuals, families, and communities; provides opportunities and resources to meet and address needs through volunteering.

International Outreach - Encourages  members to consider how they can make a global impact; educates members and the community regarding major issues and challenges facing people in developing countries; ensures children have access to health, education, equality, and protection.

Public Issues - Connects members with effective projects and activities relating to civic engagement; focuses on the following areas with examples of projects: citizenship - taking an active role in the election process; veteran affairs - inviting returning veterans as speakers; emergency preapredness - sponsor first aid and CPR classes; and safety - work with local agencies to promote vehicle safety, fire safety awareness, and crime prevention programs.




Fundraising Projects

  • Three Arts and Crafts Shows
  • Belk Department Store Charity
  • Sale of Club Cookbooks
  • Sale of White House Ornaments
Angel Gift Program
In partnership with the Dare County Department of Health and Human Resources, the Outer Banks Woman's Club sponsors the Angel Gift Program for Dare County children whose parents require assistance during the holiday season. This charitable project ensures that eligible children have a complete Christmas with requested toys and other needed items.

Sample of  OBWC Projects and Organizations

• Angel Gift Program 
• Alzheimer Cottage at Spring Arbor 
• Beach Food PSample antry 
• Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina 
• Caswell Developmental Disabilities Center 
• Outer Banks Children At Play Museum 
• Coastal Studies Institute Student Summer Camps 
• First Flight High School Journalism Students 
• Food For Thought Student Feeding Program 
• Julia Haywood Scholarships 
• Kill Devil Hills Library 
• NC Lions Visually-Impaired (VIP) Fishing Tournament 
• NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island
• Operation Smile 
• Outer Banks Hotline Shelter 
• Outer Banks International Student Outreach Program
• Project Linus Quilt 
• Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship
• Roanoke Island Woman’s Club Thanksgiving Baskets
• Salvation Army Back to School Shopping Project