The Sandhills Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina serves 4 counties in south central North Carolina. They are Lee, Moore, Richmond and Scotland counties. One county served is shared with the Raleigh Branch, Lee county.
Last year over 5.1 million pounds of food was distributed to 100 agencies in those counties. The Food Bank at Sandhills operates two trucks that traveled over 42,047 miles last year. Volunteers donated over 6,257 hours of their time last year, equivalent to approximately three full-time employees.
In the counties served by the Sandhills branch, over 34,000 individuals are at risk of hunger: 12,000 are children and over 8% are 65 years and over.
NEWS AND EVENTS
Feeding Moore November 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Our Feeding Moore Restaurant Campaign has launched! Purchase a Food Card for $20 to make a donation to the Food Bank and receive unlimited discounts and giveaways at participating restaurants. Buy your card today by ordering online or contacting our Sandhills Branch. Join the campaign: Help our efforts by selling cards in the community! You will earn $5 for each card sold. More info: www.feedingmoore.com
Singing on the Hill November 22, 2013
Join us for a benefit concert supporting our BackPack Pals Program of Moore County featuring The Whisnants, The Mark Trammell QT, and special guest The Jay Stone Singers at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Free admission with a suggested donation to the BackPack Pals Program. Don’t miss this great night of music to help the kids in our community. For more information, visit www.outreachnc.com.
Sandhills Branch Celebrates 30th Anniversary In 2012, the Sandhills Branch celebrated 30 years of service to the communities in the region. An anniversary celebration was held in March. View photos »
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