top of page

Our Charities

Charities Supported by the Calabash Elks


The Calabash Elks Lodge located on Carter Drive in Calabash, North Carolina is a subordinate lodge of The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, or B.P.O.E.

The Elks is a national, fraternal organization dedicated to service to the community and charitable works, and the Calabash Elks Lodge is, and has been, a true leader

in serving and giving to our local Community 


Since 1984, the Calabash Elks have generously contributed over $300,000

to local charities and Community projects.


Our Motto is . . . “Elks Care, - Elks Share”

Performing Charitable Works Benefiting

Our Veterans, - Our Youth, and - Our Local Community

for the Past 37-Years

Following is a Partial List of the local Charities which have been financially supported by the Calabash Elks Lodge

  • American Red Cross, Cape Fear Chapter

  • Boys & Girls Home of NC, INC., Lake Waccamaw, NC

  • Boy Scouts of America, Cape Fear Chapter

  • Brunswick Christian Recovery Center, Shallotte, NC

  • Brunswick Community College PAVE Veterans’ Program

  • Brunswick County Cancer Society

  • Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity, Oak Island, NC

  • Brunswick County Homeless Coalition, Supply, NC

  • Brunswick County Toy Run, Supply, NC

  • Brunswick Family Assistance, Shallotte, NC

  • Brunswick Sheriff Animal Protection Services, Supply, NC

  • Calabash Fire Department, Calabash, NC

  • Calabash Volunteer EMS, Calabash, NC

  • Camp Carefree – NC Elks Camp for Disabled Children

  • Cat Tails Cat Adoption Services, Ocean Isle Beach, NC

  • Coalition for Humane Treatment of Animals, Shallotte, NC

  • CUB Scout Troop #147, Ash, NC

  • Fischer House, Camp LeJeune, NC

  • Fischer House, Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, NC

  • Good Shepard Home for Veterans, Wilmington, NC

  • Hope Harbor Home, Inc., Supply, NC

  • Little River Volunteer Fire Department, Little River, SC

  • Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Supply, NC

  • North Carolina State Veteran’s Home, Fayetteville, NC

  • Paws-Ability, Brunswick County, NC

  • Providence Home of Family Emergency Teen Shelter, Oak Island, NC

  • Scholarships for Students at South Columbus High School

  • South Brunswick Inter-Church Council

  • Veterans Welcome Home & Resource Center, Little River, SC

  • Waccamaw School, Ash, NC

  • Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, NC

  • Wounded Warrior Battalion –East, Camp LeJeune, NC

bottom of page