Ocracoke Island Realty has teamed with Hyde County Department of Social Services in the Christmas Cheer Project with several fundraising activities to help Hyde County families in need this holiday season.
For every dollar raised, OIR will match the donation. Donations (all checks for Christmas Cheer Project, payable to Ocracoke Island Realty) can be delivered to the office (1075 Irvin Garrish Hwy) or by mail to:
Ocracoke island Realty
P.O. Box 238
Ocracoke, NC 27960
The big fundraiser will be a BALLOON SALE. Preorders are being accepted for an 18-inch, helium-filled, foil Christmas balloon and candy cane. For $5 they will deliver the special Christmas surprise on Dec. 18. All orders must be received by Monday, Dec. 14.
Ocracoke Island Realty is also heading up a food drive ending Dec. 15. Canned and non-perishable goods can be delivered to the office. There is a drop box on the porch. Food items should not have expired dates.
Also part of the fundraising efforts is the raffle of an Ocracoke T-shirt quilt. Tickets are $2 or 3 for $5, and can be purchased at the OIR rental office.
For more information, call 252 928-6261, or (877) 684-0256.
For information on who may qualify to receive collected goods, contact th
e Hyde County Government 252 926-4476.