Our Forever Founders

We were thrilled to launch Outer Banks Forever in 2019 to help you protect and enhance our three OBX national parks: Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site.

Our Forever Founders have invested $1,000 or more in their OBX national parks since our launch. We are so grateful for their commitment to building a strong foundation of support for our parks. 

Gifts of $1,000+: 

Bass Pro Shops 

Betsy and Bob Werley 

Brenda Cummins 

Bridget Hart 

Cat and Charlie Lineberry 

Dare County 

Greg and Eden Honeycutt 

Jason Scarpello 

Jim Mast 

Kevin and Michele Kissling 

Linda Meyers 

Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy 

Matt and Lauren Imboden  

Michael E. Smith 

Ocean Atlantic Rentals 

Paul and Amy Orser  


The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau  

TowneBank (Nags Head, NC) 

Special Grants: 

Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative 

$30,000 to support the Pathways to Your National Parks project. 

National Park Foundation 

$25,000 for Outer Banks Forever capacity building through their Strong Parks, Strong Communities program. 

REAL Watersports  

$15,000 for the Pathways to Your National Parks project, given by the staff and customers of REAL Watersports, Watermen’s Retreat and Watermen’s Bar & Grill. 

Our Forever Founders receive the following benefits:

  • Lifetime recognition as Forever Founders every year they support Outer Banks Forever, regardless of future gift amounts
  • Special in-park recognition
  • Invitations to VIP experience in their OBX national parks

We are grateful for our Forever Founders’ commitment and dedication to protecting and enhancing our OBX national parks!

Have questions about your impact in your parks? Contact Jessica Green at JessicaGreen@obxforever.org or (252) 432-4545.