Volunteers raise money for art and music at area schools

Recent grant awards the Island Arts and Culture Alliance gave to the Carolina Beach Elementary School and Montessori School for their art and music departments. (Photo: Paul Boroznoff)

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Artists are helping little artists at Pleasure Island.

The Island Arts and Culture Alliance is a group of volunteers who work to raise awareness of art and culture at Pleasure Island.

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They presented Carolina Beach Elementary School with $1,000 for the music department to purchase 20 ukeleles Thursday.

In addition, they also gave $750 to the Montessori Elementary School for art and print supplies and $500 for their music department’s budget.