Star Legacy Foundation

Sandhills, North Carolina Chapter

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Welcome to the Sandhills, North Carolina Chapter of Star Legacy Foundation!

We currently serve the greater Fort Bragg area including Moore, Cumberland, and Hoke Counties. All members of the community are welcome to participate in chapter meetings and events.

Established in January 2019, our members include parents, family, and friends who have been touched by stillbirth. We seek to offer a network of support for anyone who has experienced a similar tragedy. We strongly believe that no one needs to suffer in silence or alone.

Our mission is to support to families who are dealing with this loss, both through local group meetings as well as through access to Star Legacy resources. We also aim to raise public awareness regarding the occurrence of stillbirth through chapter events and fundraisers.

We believe that many of these tragedies can be prevented, and we ultimately hope to lower the number of stillbirths in the central North Carolina/Sandhills area.

CONTACT THE SANDHILLS CHAPTER

If would like to learn more about our chapter, please contact us using the information below:

952-715-7731 ext. 729

sandhillsnc@starlegacyfoundation.org

RECENT EVENTS

On October 12, the Sandhills Chapter hosted the 2nd annual Sophie and Ruby’s Bowl for Babies tournament and raised over $2,000 in support of Star Legacy Foundation and families affected by pregnancy loss. We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who participated in the event and helped make it a success! We’d especially like to thank the Sunrise Theater, River Jack Outdoor Trading Company, Southern Pines Brewing, and Jim Gunderson for contributing our raffle prizes, as well as all of our fantastic artists who painted beautiful bowling pins for the event. 

UPCOMING MEETINGS

Monday, December 2nd 2019 at 6:30 pm: We will be making ornaments to commemorate our babies during the holiday season. All are welcome and materials are provided. Our meeting will be held at 1268 Ireland Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28304. 

We are also planning a second fundraising event focused on including dads in late spring 2020. Please send us an e-mail at the address above if you would like to get involved!

GRIEF SUPPORT

If you or someone you know is grieving the loss of a child, you can call 952-715-7731 x 1.  Certified Grief Counselors are available at no charge.

Star Legacy Foundation provides live, online support groups for families who have experienced a perinatal loss and for individuals experiencing a pregnancy after a loss. Groups are held via HIPAA-compliant videoconferencing and facilitated by trained health professionals. Registration is required only for the first time you attend.  After that you will receive a reminder before each session that will include login information specific to each session. 

To register or find more information, please go to https://starlegacyfoundation.org/support-groups/

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