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Shallotte Marine Corps League Welcomes You

Make a Difference Today

Paul Ray Purgason Detachment meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at 4669 Mintz Street, Shallotte. Anyone interested in joining is welcome to attend.



Here at Shallotte Marine Corps League, we are driven by a single goal; to do our part in making Brunswick County a better place for all.

Members of the Marine Corps League join together in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of the United States Marine Corps, banding together those who are now serving in the United States Marine Corps and those who have been honorably discharged from that service that they may effectively promote the ideals of American freedom and democracy, voluntarily aiding and rendering assistance to all Marines and former Marines and to their widows and orphans; and to perpetuate the history of the United States Marine Corps and by fitting acts to observe the anniversaries of historical occasions of particular interest to Marines.

Helping Hands


Making A Difference


Toys for Tots

MISSION: The basic mission of the Marine Toys for Tots Program is to collect new unwrapped toys and distribute those toys to less fortunate children at Christmas.


GOAL: The primary goal of Marine Toys for Tots is, through the gift of a new toy, help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to America's less fortunate children.


Presently, the Marine Toys for Tots Program distributes an average of 18 million toys to 7 million less fortunate children annually.

KEYS Program at Shallotte Middle School

Keeping Every Youth Successful (KEYS) provides an organization whereby students can develop personal discipline, work as a member of a team to develop leadership through the direct mentorship of teachers, coaches, and representatives of the local Marine Corps League detachment.

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Brunswick Co. Eagle Scout Scholarships

Provide a cash award to Eagle Scouts in the Coastal District of the Cape Fear Council who live in Brunswick County.

Additional Programs We Sponsor

We also donate funds to:

  • Warm Homes, Warm Hearts

  • Brunswick Co. Sheriff Adopt a Child

  • Brunswick Family Assistance

  • Brunswick Interagency Program for the Developmentally Disabled

  • Hope Harbor

  • Boys and Girls Homes of NC

  • Fisher House

  • Providence Home


Alright, they're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us, they're behind us...they can't get away this time.

General Charles "Chesty" Puller

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