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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 40,000 people live in food insecure households, more than a third of whom are children.

Last year we distributed more than 4.9 million pounds of food to our network of 90 partner agencies in the local community. Our volunteers at the branch served 12,000 hours, the equivalent to nearly 6 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!


Honor Linda Hubbard’s memory and commitment to the children in Moore County by continuing her efforts to make sure no child has to worry about their next meal.



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



195 Sandy Avenue Southern Pines, NC 28387
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Phone: 910-692-5959  
Fax: 910-692-5910

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


Michael Cotten
, Branch Director  910.692.5959 ext. 2401
Samuel Levinson, Operations Supervisor  910.692.5959 ext. 2402
Jessica Ledbetter, Outreach Coordinator  910.692.5959 Ext. 2404
Michael McKay, Volunteer Coordinator/Backpack Pals, 910.692.5959 Ext. 2407 
Thomas Ferguson, Driver/Warehouse Asst. 
Jamel Watkins
, Driver/Warehouse Assistant


"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.


View our Facebook Events Page to see local companies and organizations that are holding fundraising events for Food Bank CENC.

2019 Chef's Feast at Pine Needles Resort 
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019  |  6 PM - 8:30 PM  |  Pine Needles Resort, Southern Pines
Our Chef’s Feast event will feature an upscale food and wine tasting event and showcase chefs from the Pine Needles Resort and local restaurants presenting their signature dishes along with an array of desserts. We will have live and silent auction items to bid on as well as a jazz band for your enjoyment. Buy Tickets







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

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Scheduled Closings

All branch locations will close at noon on these days (5th Fridays):

March 29, 2019
May 31, 2019

All branch locations will be closed on these holidays:

April 19-21, 2019 Good Friday & Easter Weekend
April 26, 2019 Spring Staff Training
May 25-27, 2019 Memorial Day Weekend
June 27, 2019 Inventory Day
July 4-7, 2019 Independence Day Weekend
September 27, 2019 Fall Staff Training

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