Parrot Heads Christmas in July Benefits Hospitalized Children

Parrot Heads Christmas in July Benefits Hospitalized Children

By / Local Events / Friday, 02 July 2021 15:59

It’s that time of year again—time for Christmas in July! This annual  charity event,  sponsored by Pleasure Island Parrot Heads, raises funds to buys toys, games and art supplies for children undergoing treatment at Betty H. Cameron Women's and Children's Hospital at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.  

Since starting Christmas in July in 2008, the club has raised nearly $20,000  to benefit children at the hospital. Community donations make it  possible and the fundraising goal this year is $2,000. 

“We ask your assistance in helping us continue this wonderful tradition of bringing joy to the children who are receiving treatment at the hospital,” says John Query, who chairs the club’s Christmas in July committee. In addition to tossing spare change in jars at area businesses, there are three ways to donate this year: 

Via Go Fund Me—visit  https://charity.gofundme.com/christmas-in-july-piph 

By Check—send  your donation to Pleasure Island Parrot Heads, P.O. Box 643, Kure Beach, NC  28449. 

At the Ballpark— The Parrot Heads are partnering with the Wilmington Sharks on Thursday, July 8th for the Christmas In July baseball game. "Come out and support the Wilmington Sharks and general admission is FREE with a new unwrapped toy brought to the game,” says Query. "We also have a 50/50 raffle supporting our cause, so bring some cash!” The game starts at 7 p.m. at Buck Hardee Field at Legion Stadium in Wilmington. 

The Pleasure Island Parrot Heads is a 501(c3) organization that celebrate the island lifestyle and music of Jimmy Buffett, while also giving back to the community through fundraising and volunteering. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the club on Facebook.

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