Video: Ocracoke School Supplies
Ocracoke School Supplies
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 22:04:46 +0000Ocracoke School SuppliesOcracoke School Supplieshttp://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12513/7037983?cpt=8&wpid=2637WCTIthe power outage on ocracoke set some families back -- for back to school shopping that's why some carteret county residents are banding together to collect school supplies for them. newschannel 12's adaure achumba spoke to some of the people helping to ferry the supplies across. <"thats right and that call only went out about three days ago but the organization tells me that they have already been able to fill up this truck with about $9000 dollars worth of items which they are getting ready to ship off to ocracoke" :12>it all started with a request this carteret county woman and her friend received on facebook. a teacher on ocracoke needed back to school supplies. kaselun moore got to work collecting donations -- < "a friend of mine reached out to me individually and then she asked me to help and i said i would help" > < "we had someone donate teh funds to provide gym shoes for the students so we have a big case of gift cards that will go out to the individual students" > lisa pelletier harman volunteered to help send the supplies across to ocracoke island on the ferry. local businesses like plain janes & kids life consignment in morehead city -- and davis shore provisions in davis are helping as well -- acting as collection points.because of the weather -- they are sending this first set of supplies across <"and they are still taking donations through out the week, if you would like to give away any items be sure to visit our website for more information ...in cedar island adaure achumba for news channel 12" :12> there will be another shipment to orcarcoke island on friday... so the deadline to drop off any items at collection points is at noon that day.