Sandhills Branch of Food Bank CENC


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The Sandhills Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina serves 4 counties including Lee, Moore, Richmond, and Scotland. In these counties, more than 43,280 people live in food insecure households, more than a third of whom are children.

Last year we distributed more than 3.9 million pounds of food to our network of 98 partner agencies in the local community. Our volunteers at the branch served 8,311 hours, the equivalent to approximately 4 full-time employees. To learn more, view our Sandhills Branch Profile.

For every dollar donated, we can provide 5 meals to the Sandhills community! Get involved today by making a donation, signing up to volunteer, or hosting a food drive!



ON THE BLOG

Sandy Marsh, Agency Director of Southern Mission Ministries,

Sandhills Branch Leverages Technology to Help Our Partners Feed More By increasing access to technology, the Sandhills Branch has increased the feeding reach of our community partners. At the same time, they've partnered with Sandhills Community College Continuing Education Program to offer free computer classes at several different partner agency sites in the area.

Sandhills Branch Leverages Technology to Help Our Partners Feed More

 

SANDHILLS BRANCH INFO

Photo of Sandhills Branch


Located at: 195 Sandy Avenue Southern Pines, NC 28387
Click here for directions

Phone: 910-692-5959   |   Fax: 910-692-5910

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 AM to 4:30 PM
See Annual Closing Schedule


NEWS & UPDATES

"Hunger Matters" Newsletter
Our quarterly newsletter features a note from the desk of President/CEO Peter Werbicki, true stories of our mission at work, donor spotlights, previews of upcoming events, program updates from Food Bank Staff, and more!

Become a Social Media Ambassador #SandhillsNC
We’re recruiting for our Social Media Ambassadors program at our Sandhills Branch! We invite social media professionals, technology enthusiasts & networked individuals to "use their social media powers for good" and join the Food Bank as Social Media Ambassadors! Learn more and sign up: www.foodbankcenc.org/SMA

Branch Fact Card and Profile
Learn more about our Sandhills Branch, our partner agencies, and the need in the area by viewing our new Sandhills Fact Card and Sandhills Branch Profile.


EVENTS & FOOD DRIVES

Hunger Action Month
September
Learn about hunger in our community, and the actions we can all take to find solutions to end it, all month long. Take action today by visiting foodbankcenc.org/HungerActionMonth to learn more.

Stuff The Truck
Saturday, September 16
10am-6pm
Aberdeen Walmart

Sandhills Branch will be on site accepting food and monetary donations in support of our hunger-fighting programs. Volunteer opportunites also available. More info

#FoodBank24
September 28-29
facebook.com/foodbankcenc
Join us on Facebook Live to follow a day in the life of the Food Bank! It takes partners and a dedicated community to find solutions to hunger, and over the course of 24 hours we will share what we’re doing in 34 counties ensure no one goes hungry...all 
while raising awareness and funds!

Students Against Hunger
October 2 - December 2
In our annual school food drive and friendly competition, students of all ages across our service area collect food and funds to help families in our communities. Join us this year by hosting a food drive at your school and help make a real difference in the lives of students in our area. More info




PHOTOS

Sandhills Branch 2016

 

SANDHILLS BRANCH CONTACTS


Jessica Ledbetter, Outreach Coordinator
Joanne Conrad, Manager, Moore County Backpack Program
Michael Cotten, Branch Director
Michael McKay, Shopping & Product Coord
Samuel Levinson, Operations Supervisor

195 Sandy Avenue Southern Pines, NC 28387
(910) 692-5959
Open 
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm


RESOURCES

Click the images below to view and print our Branch Profile, Fact Card, and Food Drive Sign:

Sandhills Branch ProfileSandhills Fact Card    Sandhills Food Drive Sign


THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS!

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