Great Turn Out for the Morning Schmooze

 

 

A great turn out for the Morning Schmooze Sponsored By: Southern Bank/G.R. Little Agency/Duck’s Cottage.  Thank you to everyone that came to the event and to big thank you to Susan Clissold, with Southern Bank winner of the 50/50 raffle for donating her winning of $94.00 back to ICO.

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Leigh Bracy, ICO Board Chair, Margaret Caldwell, GR Little & ICO Board Member, Brian Strickland, KH Police Department & ICO Board Member, Beulah Ashby, Dare County Water & ICO Board Member, Mike Pringle, Coldwell Banker Seaside Realty & ICO Board Member & Matthew Spencer, Law Office of Matthew J. Spencer, P.C.& ICO Board Member.

Dominion Energy Supports Critical Community Needs by
Giving More Than $1 Million to Charity

Dominion Energy Supports Critical Community Needs by 
Giving More Than $1 Million to Charity

Dominion Energy Supports Critical Community Needs by
Giving More Than $1 Million to Charity

  • Focus is on essential needs for shelter, access to health care, and food security
    in communities served by Dominion Energy

Interfaith Community Outreach Awarded Access to Health Care Grant

Dominion Energy Supports Critical Community Needs by
Giving More Than $1 Million to Charity

Picture from left: Lou Williams, Dominion Energy Employee, Jenniffer Albanese, ICO Executive Director, Mike Pringle, ICO Board Member, Pam Pekrun Dominion Energy North Carolina External Affairs Manager, Dominion Energy Services, Inc.

 

As part of its ongoing commitment to communities, Dominion Energy is jump-starting the new year with more than $1 million in Critical Community Needs grants to help feed, shelter and care for people in need across the company’s footprint. Donations will be shared by 161 nonprofit organizations providing critical community services in 11 states.  In North Carolina six organizations will share $55,000 for meeting essential community needs:

Interfaith Community Outreach, Inc. was awarded a $20,000 grant to be used to provide a much needed service to help residents have access to health care and to provide cancer outreach for transportation, medical assistance, and other services for cancer clients.  ICO’s Mission is to 

Provides Assistance to Individuals Facing a Temporary Emergency Crisis in Dare and Currituck Counties, “bridging the gap in our community” where no one will face an emergency crisis alone. ICO provides emergency gap services to our neighbors in need who live in Dare and Currituck Counties who have no other place to turn for help.  ICO’s 13th years of services in our community has made a big impact, over 7,000 families served and over $2,000,000 in monetary outreach given back to our community.

“While many of us look forward to a new year, we recognize that many people in our communities struggle to afford the basics needed for a secure, healthy and productive life,” said Hunter A. Applewhite, president of the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation. “These grants will help fill critical needs for nutritious food, safe shelter and the medical care essential for a better future.”

This is the third year that the company has given more than $1 million in Critical Community Needs through its charitable arm, the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation.

Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, is one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy. The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation is dedicated to improving the physical, social and economic well-being of the communities served by Dominion Energy. The foundation supports nonprofit causes that meet basic human needs, protect the environment, promote education and encourage community vitality.

ICO would like to extend a sincere thank you to Dominion Energy North Carolina for helping to improve the physical, social and economic well-being of our community.  If you know of anyone in crisis, please have then call 480-0070 or come to the office, 115 Mustian Street, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948.

Thank You Rooster’s Southern Kitchen!

A wonderful time was had by all, while raising money for a great cause.  It was a packed crowd on December 1st for the Spirts of Giving Bourbon Tasting at Roosters Southern Kitchen with proceeds benefiting Interfaith Community Outreach.  100% of ticket sales and 10% of Rooster’s Southern Kitchen’s dining sales that day benefitted ICO.  Sue Woolard, Owner of Roosters Southern Kitchen and Jon Levy, Executive Chef presented Jenniffer Albanese, Executive Director at ICO with a check in the amount of $1382.40.  This donation will be used for residents of Dare County facing a temporary emergency crisis.  ICO helps residents with Emergency Crisis, Cancer Outreach, & Disaster Outreach bridging the gap where no one will face an emergency crisis alone. Last year ICO was able to help 900 families in crisis and give back to our community over $250,000 in monetary outreach.  Thank you, to Sue and everyone at Roosters Southern Kitchen for caring about our community, and giving back.  If you know of anyone in crisis, or if you are interested in volunteering please call 480-0070.

ICO Christmas Party Fun! Thank You Volunteers!

The ICO Christmas Party was fun event:) A big thank you to all the Volunteers for all they do for ICO!

OBXMAS a Huge Success. Thank You !

The 9th annual OBXMAS silent auction at the Outer Banks Brewing Station was a huge success. Proceeds are benefiting the Interfaith community Outreach. Thank you to everyone for making this such a great event!

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Brew Thru Supports Pageant Charity

Philip Foreman (former Pageant Winner X 2 ) of Brew Thru has donated to each of your chosen charities!

Ticket Sales support local charities for “The Last Dance” Womanless Beauty Pageant on November 4th at Kelly’s.

Tickets are available at the ICO office!

General Admission is $50.00, Mosh Pit $75.00 and Balcony $100.00 per ticket.

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Interfaith Community Outreach Achieves 2017 Silver Seal of Transparency on GuideStar

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Interfaith Community Outreach was recently recognized for our transparency with a Silver Seal on our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile!

GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. More than 8 million visitors per year and a network of 200+ partners use GuideStar data to grow support for nonprofits.

In order to get the Silver Seal, Interfaith Community Outreach shared important information with the public using our profile on www.guidestar.org. Now our community members and potential donors can find in-depth financial information about our organization.

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Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament Raising Funds for Interfaith Community Outreach Cancer Support

The 28th Annual Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament was a huge success and announced today that this popular event raised over $50,000 for Interfaith Community Outreach Cancer Support!

In addition,  the Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament also raised an additional $30,000 for Interfaith Community Outreach. Thank you to all those amazing anglers, sponsors, and everyone that supported these events that help support those in need on the Outer Banks!

 

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“The Last Dance” Womanless Beauty Pageant Charity Event

ICO was invited to participate in “The Last Dance” Womanless Beauty Pageant on November 4th at Kelly’s. Our Womanless Women will be Lou Williams with Dominion NC Energy and ICO Volunteer. ICO is one of the charities to benefit from this fun event.

Tickets are available at the ICO office!

General Admission is $50.00, Mosh Pit $75.00 and Balcony $100.00 per ticket.

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Dare County Employees Continue to Give Back

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Pictured from left to right, Joseph & Chick Raffa, ICO Volunteers, Laverna Brooks, Utility Billing Specialist for Dare County & Dare to Care Employee’s Committee Member Jenniffer Albanese, Executive Director ICO, Sarah Jacobs, Administrative Assistant ICO, Beverly Chambers, ICO Volunteer & Bill & Sylvia Wadsworth, ICO Volunteers.

Dare County Government “Dare to Care Employees” Laverna Brooks; Utility Billing Specialist for Dare County & Dare to Care Employee’s Committee Member presented Jenniffer Albanese, Executive Director of Interfaith Community Outreach with a check in the amount of $399.18 to help families in Dare County who are facing a temporary emergency crisis. Employees raised money every time they dressed down wearing jeans on Fridays or participated in one of the many fundraisers that the “Dress Down Club” has throughout the year. ICO would like to send a big thank you to all Dare County Employees for caring and helping their neighbors in need. If you are interested in volunteering or know of someone who is facing a temporary emergency crisis, please call ICO at 480-0070.