Our Partners


Boy Scouts of America

482 E. Connecticut Ave.
Southern Pines, NC 28387
910-695-7252, cell: 910-986-3929

Programs teach ethical behavior, citizenship, self-reliance and teamwork. Merit badge programs offer subjects from astronomy to zoology.

Contact: Robin Covert

Moore Buddies Mentoring

P.O. Box 1966
Southern Pines, NC 28388

Champion’s the connection of needed community resources with schools and other sites to help young people successfully learn, stay in school, and prepare for life.

Contact: Joyce Clevenger

4-H After School

P.O. Box 1149
Carthage, NC 28327

Concentrates on establishing community clubs or special interest groups for kids, with a focus on life skills, education, citizenship, community service and leadership preparation.

Contact: Sarah Miller

Sandhills Student Assistance Program

P.O. Box 2154
Southern Pines, NC 28388

Addresses the urgent problems of Moore County school children who arrive at school hungry or without adequate basic clothing or in other immediate need. SSA provides schools with snack food nutrition and other products for students, identified by school personnel, who are at school with immediate needs or are identified to be at other risk.

Contact: Jack Kennard, Chairman of the Board/Mike Branscome

Moore County Literacy Council

P.O. Box 1966
Southern Pines, NC 28388

Teach adults how to read or to read better.  Help people who do not speak or read English as their first language. Furnishes trained tutors to assist in GED classrooms at SCC and in the Moore County Schools.

Contact: Stuart Mills

Partners for Children & Families

7720 NC Hwy 22
Carthage, NC 28327
(910) 949-4045

Providing literacy opportunities to young children in Moore County. Partners for Children & Families' Barbershop Literacy Initiative is funded by United Way and provides services to communities and families with a large number of low-income children. This program provides families with the books and developmental information they need to prepare young learners for lifelong social, emotional, and academic success, thereby reaching those aged zero to 5 in that critical window of opportunity.

Contact: Terry W. Reynolds

Financial Stability

American Red Cross

P.O. Box 407
Southern Pines, NC 28388

Well known for its work in disaster relief, the Red Cross also offers training in First Aid, CPR, safety and swimming as well as aid to military families.

Contact: Phillip Harris

Sandhills Coalition for Human Care

1500 W. Indiana Avenue
Southern Pines, NC 28387

Offers food, clothing, transportation and financial assistance to people with emergency needs.

Contact: Stephen Phillips

Friend to Friend

P.O. Box 1508
Carthage, NC 28327
910-947-1703/910-947-3333 (Crisis Line)

Furnishes emergency assistance to victims of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, including a women’s shelter.

Contact: Anne Friesen


The Arc of Moore County

P.O. Box 773
Southern Pines, NC 28388

The Arc of Moore County exists to enhance the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families through advocacy, support, and services.

Contact: Wendy Carter

The Bethany House, Inc.

240 E. Vermont Ave.
Southern Pines, NC 28387

Provides a supervised environment in a home for women recovering from substance abuse so that they can re-enter society and lead a self-supporting life.

Contact: Paige Ingram

Bethesda, Inc.

204 Pine Street
Aberdeen, NC 28315

A halfway house for men with substance abuse problems.  It offers detox services, counseling, vocational rehabilitation and employment assistance.

Contact: Glenn Greene

Meals on Wheels

425 Dogwood Lane
Southern Pines, NC 28387

150 volunteers deliver over 25,000 hot, nutritious meals a year to the disabled and elderly homebound.

Contact: Rebecca Listrom