Alin Villanueva and Jessica Caldwell show the quilt made from local T-shirts. Photo by Barbara Palmer

Ocracoke Island Realty to raffle quilt for those in need

Ocracoke Island Realty next week will raffle a double size Ocracoke Quilt created from 30 T-shirts donated by Ocracoke businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals.

The quilt includes current and some favorite vintage T-shirts.

Tickets are $5 for one or $20 for five tickets and will be available in the office Friday, Nov. 26, through Sunday, Nov. 28.

Please feel free to contact the realty at 1-877-646-2822 or for questions.

The realty will match 100% all money raised. Proceeds benefit Ocracoke residents in need.

The Ocracoke Life Saving Church will host Thanksgiving dinner today at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is invited and asked to bring a side dish.

The church also is holding a food drive for the Bread of Life Food Pantry. Nonperishable and in-date items can be dropped off at the post office, the Variety Store or the pantry, which is located at the church.