Our Forever Founders


We were thrilled to launch Outer Banks Forever in 2019 to help protect and enhance our three Outer Banks 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 our Outer Banks national parks since our launch. We are so grateful for their commitment to building a strong foundation of support for our parks!

We’d like to give a special thank you to these individuals, businesses, and foundations for their generosity:

Diamond Shoals Sponsors ($10,000+)

The Bray Family
Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative
Eastern National
National Park Foundation
Outer Banks Visitors Bureau
REAL WatersportsWatermen’s Bar & Grill and Watermen’s Retreat

Old Lighthouse Beach Sponsors ($5,000+)

Carolina Brewery
Dare County

Cape Point Society ($2,500+)

Jim and Sue Bacon
Bass Pro Shops
Greg and Eden Honeycutt
Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Betsy Werley and Bob Plows

Forever Founders ($1,000+)

Cape Clasp
William Cole
Brenda Cummins
Yates Dew
George Doumar
Susan and Paul Flythe
Frisco Woods Campground
Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy
Bridget Hart
Chris Johnson
Daniel and Jennifer Johnson
Kevin and Michele Kissling
Cat and Charlie Lineberry
Jim and Betty Mast
Linda Meyers
Lands End Development
Colleen Minard
Matt and Lauren Imboden
Outer Banks Lighthouse Society
OBX Beverage Company
Paul and Amy Orser
Swells’a Brewing Beer Company
Kimberly Robertson
Jason Scarpello
Leslie Skowronek
Michael E. Smith
Monica Thibodeau
Susan Vernon, in loving memory of Victor Vernon III
Marley Williams
Shannon Winakur
Tom and Joy Wood and family

Have questions about how you can support our Outer Banks national parks? Contact Jessica Barnes, Director of Outer Banks Forever, at JessicaBarnes@obxforever.org or (252) 432-4545.