About Us

The mission of Sandhills PRIDE is to unite, celebrate, and serve LGBTQ people, their allies, and sister organizations by providing social engagement, service, education, and leadership in the Sandhills region of North Carolina. Sandhills PRIDE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Pinehurst.Sandhills PRIDE stands as the beacon of hope for LGBTQ people and their allies right here at home, in Moore County and surrounding areas. It has become the central resource for information and inspiration, and this is especially true for our young people across the region.

2021 Board of Directors

Charles Oldham

Board Chair

Michael Edwards

Vice Chair

Bo Belton

Treasurer

Lesley Berkshire-Bradley

Board Member

Catherine Vrdolyak

Board Member

John Zopatti

Board Member

2021 Program Directors

Angie Averitte

Scholarship Chair

Cody Hyatt

Activities Director

Jules Latham

Safe Zones Director

Staff

Michael Bleggi

Executive Director