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Writing and Illustrators Group

Calling all writers and illustrators! Are you interested in creating fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or comics?  Come to the Southern Pines Public Library for their Sunday Afternoon Writing Group.  Connect with […]

Read Between the Pines

The Southern Pines Public Library’s evening book club for adults, “Read Between the Pines,” will return with in-person meetings on Thursday, July 15th at 5:30pm.  Copies of July’s book, “The […]

GreifShare Series

Southern Pines United Methodist Church will begin its first-ever GreifShare series facilitated by Bill and Dorris Russell.   The first meeting will take place on Thursday, July 22nd from 6-8pm in […]

Career Fair

Moore County Cooperative Extension will host a career fair on Saturday, August 14th from 10-2 at the Moore County Fairgrounds in Carthage. This career fair focused on teaching families and […]

Awareness Road Rally

Linden Lodge Foundation will host their first “Awareness Road Rally” fundraiser on Saturday, August 21.  Teams in their vehicles from Sandhills Alliance Church to begin their quest (scavenger hunt style) […]

Youth Hot Dog Fundraiser

Star United Methodist Church will host a Youth Hot Dog Fundraiser on Saturday, August 21st from 3 to 7pm.  The meal will include hot dogs, desert, chips and a drink […]

CARA Ride for Their Lives

There is still time to register for Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption’s (CARA) Ride for Their Lives, taking place on Saturday at Kiwanis Park in Sanford.  Visit CARA-NC.ORG to register.

Gathering at Given

Given Memorial Library in Pinehurst invites you to “Gathering at Given” on Thursday, September 9th at 3:30pm as Dolores Muller presents a session on Gardening to Attract Birds. This program […]

Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication

Habitat for Humanity invites you to join them on Thursday, September 9th at 6pm for a Home Dedication at 220 East Virginia Street in Robbins to welcome Ofelia, Jaxson and […]

Paws for Courage 2021

Paws for Courage 2021 is a virtual Ruff Ramble – 5k or 10k race, taking place September 11th through the 30th.  Join Continuing The Mission in this fundraiser to help […]

Raleigh 9/11 Heroes Run 5K

The Travis Manion Foundation is one of the nation’s leading veterans service organizations and will host the Raleigh 9/11 Heroes Run 5K race on Saturday, September 11th at 8:30 am […]

Cradle Golf Tournament

The Cradle Golf Tournament will take place on September 12th from 4-7pm at the Pinehurst Country Club.  Support Boys and Girls Clubs of the Sandhills while enjoying an afternoon of […]

Moore County Amateur Radio Society Meeting

The Moore County Amateur Radio Society will hold their September meeting on Thursday, September 16th at 7pm at the Carthage Fire Department. Anyone with an interest in radio is welcome […]

Rick Rhyne Memorial Fishing Tournament

Don’t miss the Rick Rhyne Memorial Fishing Tournament on Saturday, September 18th from 9-1 pm at Cardinal Park in Pinebluff.  This event is free for kids aged 3-16 and the […]

Weymouth Woods Reptile Walkabout

Weymouth Woods invites you and your small group to a Reptile Walkabout on Saturday, September 18th at 10am.  This series is a sign-up only event, and provides programs in small […]

Weymouth Woods Spiders & Webs Walk

Join a park ranger at Weymouth Woods in Southern Pines on Sunday, September 19th at 2pm for a 1 mile hike to learn about spiders, their webs, and why we […]

Weymouth Woods Reptile Walkabout

Join a park ranger in Weymouth Woods in Southern Pines on Sunday, September 26th for a Reptile Walkabout: a 1.5 mile hike to look for snakes, lizards, and turtles that […]

Community Day 2021

Chatham Drug Free invites you to “Community Day 2021” on Saturday, October 2nd from 9-11:30 am at Siler Crossing in Siler City, sponsored by Cub Scout Pack 924.  Be sure […]

Family Life Conference

Red Branch Baptist Church will host a Family Life Conference on October 2nd and 3rd.  The guest speaker will be Dr. Bill Korver of Carolina Bible College, and he will […]

Charity Golf Event

The Linden Lodge Foundation will host a Charity Golf Event on Monday, October 4th at Holy Golf Course in Pinewild.  There will be a shotgun start at 9:30 and a […]

Community Needs and Ongoing Programs

Do you love plants? Then you are perfect for the NC State Extension Master Gardener℠ program. Under the guidance and direction of Extension agents, individuals complete a 40-hour training program, pass an examination, and complete at least a 40-hour internship. The wealth of information you learn is immense and the skill set is rewarding. Visit Become a Volunteer on the NC State Extension website or contact your local N.C. Cooperative Extension Center to learn how you can join the Extension Master Gardener program.


The Helping Hand Clinic which provides services to the uninsured and low-income residents of Lee County, desperately needs your help to keep the doors of the clinic open. Please consider donating now as an investment in the health of the community. The clinic is grateful for all the donations it has received, but the clinic’s circumstances are dire. Send checks to the Helping Hand Clinic at 507 North Steele Street Sanford 27330.


Highway to Healing is a group of volunteers who help Lee County cancer patients by driving them to and from cancer treatment appointments. Free transportation is provided to cancer patients so that they can attend doctor appointments or receive treatment. There is no cost to the patient for this service–Lee County people helping Lee County people. Call 919-774-8940 to schedule transportation.


Highway to Healing is a group of volunteers who help Lee County cancer patients by driving them to and from cancer treatment appointments. Are you interested in volunteering? Volunteers are asked to make one trip per month but may drive as often as their schedule allows. Volunteers pick their destinations and are compensated for gas through cooperation with local gas stations. Call 919-774-8940 to find out how you can help cancer patients in Lee County.


If you walk into the fellowship hall of Pocket Presbyterian Church between eight and noon on any given Tuesday, you’ll hear the whir of sewing machines. A small but dedicated group of women get together to sew every week. Using donated fabric, they sew garments for children in impoverished countries. The women’s operation takes over the whole room! If you are interested in joining the “Sewing Sisters Group” call Zelda at 919-776-3767.


Meals on Wheels of Sanford is designed to serve residents within the city limits who live alone or who are unable to go to the grocery store or are unable to cook for themselves. People who are recovering from surgery, handicapped or other physical limitations would also qualify. The meals are prepared at Central Carolina Hospital honoring special diet requests. Recipients are asked to pay what the hospital charges Meals on Wheels. If you are unable to pay this amount, the difference is subsidized with funds from volunteer donations.


All Lee County veterans are encouraged to house their military discharge papers in the Lee County Court House Register of Deeds’ vault. This service has been arranged by the Lee County Veterans Council.


For Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption to exist the organization must have a strong core of volunteers. CARA operates mostly with volunteers, relying on the commitment of dedicated animal lovers. If you would like to help, register as a volunteer via their website.


The Christian United Outreach Center of Lee County’s Food Pantry has seen an increase of clients, so continued donations of food items, financial support, volunteer service and prayers are requested. There is a list on their website of needed food pantry items.


The Moore Free & Charitable Clinic seeks to create a healthy community by providing health care to the uninsured. The organization is always looking for volunteers in the healthcare and administrative fields. The hours are flexible, and the personal fulfillment that comes from helping your neighbors is great! Check out their website for additional details about volunteering.


The Moore Humane Society’s mission is to ensure that all animals are treated with compassion and respect and to end euthanasia as a means of controlling pet overpopulation in the community. Private donations are the organizations only source of income and the ability to rescue homeless animals in need depends entirely on the compassion and generosity of members. Needed support will help save the lives of Moore animals.


The Bread Basket of Sanford is dedicated to serving the hungry in the surrounding community. The charitable organization cannot accept financial donations at its physical location. Mail your donation to P O Box 912 Sanford 27331.


At Habitat for Humanity, it is believed that everyone deserves a safe, decent, and affordable home. The goal is to work together to build homes and help families succeed in their homeownership journey. Volunteers are the lifeblood of Habitat for Humanity. There is work that continues beyond the construction site. Habitat volunteers are active at the office, they assist the ReStore staff, they serve on committees, and they are engaged in various community revitalization projects. Interested? Contact a local Habitat for Humanity affiliation.


Partnership for Children & Families believes that all children, youth, and families should thrive in safe, stable, and nurturing environments. One of their thirteen programs is The Happy Bottoms Bank which helps babies and women with necessities. If you are able to donate needed items, there are three donation sites – The Partnership office on Steele Street, Books at a Steal, and Lee County Library. A small gesture can bring a big change.


Are you looking for a volunteering opportunity? The American Red Cross needs volunteers. The most needed positions are Blood Donor Ambassador, Blood Transportation Specialist, Disaster Action Team, Shelter Services and Disaster Health Services Team. 90% of the Red Cross workforce are volunteers. Access their website to start your volunteer journey.

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