Outer Banks Woman's Club
P.O. Box 102
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

OBWC Community Service Programs

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

CONSERVATION  
Members are encouraged to demonstrate an appreciation for our environment. Members strive for educational opportunities regarding the importance of beautifying our communities by 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 adults 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 preparedness – 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

Members participate in a variety of projects throughout the year to fund our work:

• Three Arts and Crafts Shows
• Belk Department Store Charity Days
• Sale of Club Cookbooks
• Sale of White House Ornaments
Sample of OBWC Projects and Organizations

Angel Gift Program 
Alzheimer Cottage at Spring Arbor 
Beach Food Pantry 
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 (ISOP) 
Project Linus Quilt 
Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship
Roanoke Island Woman’s Club Thanksgiving Basket Program 
Salvation Army of the Albemarle Region Back to School Shopping Project