The Outer Banks Relief Foundation, Inc. (OBRF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.

Giving to our endowment funds


The Outer Banks Relief Foundation Fund was established as an endowment from a generous donation through the Winston-Salem Foundation to provide future funding to support the mission and maintenance of our foundation. A donation to this Outer Banks Relief Foundation fund is one that will continue to grow and assist in sustaining our Relief Foundation for future generations. Because endowments are permanent, you can rest assured knowing your endowment gifts will support the Relief Foundation’s mission of helping to assist people who live or work in our Outer Banks community who are burdened with financial difficulties due to a debilitating disease or illness, or a personal tragedy or crisis to themselves and/or their families in perpetuity.


The Warren Cameron Judge III Fund for the Outer Banks Relief Foundation was established in 2017 to honor the late civic leader who humbly served his community in extraordinary ways.  Judge led countless community inititives that improved the lives of his neighbors in immeasurable ways. The fund is held at the Outer Banks Community Foundation and will provide perpetual support for the Relief Foundation’s program, operating or capital needs. A donation to this Outer Banks Relief Foundation fund is one that will continue to grow and assist in sustaining our Relief Foundation for future generations. Because endowments are permanent, you can rest assured knowing your endowment gifts will support the Relief Foundation’s mission of helping to assist people who live or work in our Outer Banks community who are burdened with financial difficulties due to a debilitating disease or illness, or a personal tragedy or crisis to themselves and/or their families in perpetuity.


Fundraising Events

There are numerous charity fundraising events throughout the year that directly benefit the Outer Banks Relief Foundation. We have popular charity sporting events like the Outer Banks Marathon, Flying Pirate Half Marathon and Triathlon. In addition, we have a very popular charity social event, Couture by the Shore, which is a fashion show held in the Spring.