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Click the picture above to find out more about our awesome Summer Meal Program and how your support can help.

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Are you looking for a way to help out during this uncertain time. We have several volunteer opportunities at SAFE. Click the link on the right to sign up, like us on FB, or contact Racheal at Due to pandemic we will only allow volunteers 12yrs and older volunteer at this time, and all volunteers are required to wear face masks which we have available.  

Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars! We have 2 special events happening on June5th. Thank you Emmanuel Methodist Church & The United Way of Alamance for organizing these wonderful fundraisers!

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Dear SAFE supporters & members,


We hope that everyone is doing well under the current circumstances and practicing proper social distancing during this pandemic.


As a precautionary measure, SAFE will be implementing the following change in procedure for distribution days.


  • SAFE is now accepting volunteers. Please check out our sign up genius at the top of the page to see all of our volunteer opportunities for the months of May & June.

  • No one, other than those volunteers approved to do so, will be allowed in the office.

  • Face masks and gloves will be required when volunteering. SAFE will provide these.

  • We WILL still accept in-kind donations in April. (food donations) But we ask that you hold onto the donations for a minimum of 48 hrs. to allow any risk of contamination to subside.

  • The kids bags may not be offered regularly due to having a hard time filling orders. We will resume when we are able. Please keep an eye on our FB page for more details.



  1. Pull into the gravel parking lot, there will be a volunteer directing traffic. PLEASE REMAIN IN YOUR VEHICLE.

  2. We will have tables set up that you can pull up to. Your food will be ready for you to put in your car. As we want everyone to maintain an acceptable distance.

  3. Kids bags will be distributed, when we are able, on Thursdays from 9-11 am. Follow us on FB to keep up to date.


Please be patient with us and our volunteers as we are trying our very best to get you in and out as quickly and efficiently as possible while still maintaining the social distancing guidelines.


Please stay safe during these uncertain times.



Do you ever wonder what our current needs at SAFE are? We have set up a wish list through Amazon. Right now we are looking for individual servings of food for our kids bags. This is only a guideline! We appreciate any and all donations. If there is something else you think the kids would like please feel free to get it. And as always, if you buy through amazon, don't forget to use and set SAFE as your charity of choice. When you checkout a portion of the checkout amount goes directly to SAFE. It's like donating twice!!

The wonderful kids at

E.M. Yoder Elementary School made a video for us after a presentation on what we do.  

MS. Webb

First Grade Class

EM Yoder Elementary School


                 THE BASICS

Video by: 

Ashley Moran

Elon University Journalism Student

Class of 2020

Elon News Network Reporter

We are so excited to introduce the newest member of SAFE in fighting food insecurity...our new distribution van, Stella! Thank you so much to Impact Alamance, who is part of the Cone Health Network and has as its mission to strategically invest in our community for hope, health, and prosperity. Their grant award made this possible! Also, thank you to County Ford of Graham for their partnership in fighting food insecurity. Salesman Nathan Spoon and GM Sebastian Olivares met with us for weeks, discussing options and guiding us in making sure that we got the van that best fit our needs and cost. They made this purchase painless and we are so grateful to them for their care of the community.
Impact Alamance and County Ford of Graham exemplifies community leadership and how important these partnerships are to organizations like SAFE. Together, we CAN make a difference!

If you need help finding assistance with housing, food, healthcare, utility payments, and more, we can help. 2-1-1 Referral Specialists are available 24 hours a day, every day by dialing 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162 from any phone. The call is free, confidential, and available in any language.


When We're Open

Tuesdays and Saturdays

(closed the 1st & 5th Saturday of the month) - Please be there at 9 AM to receive food

Closed the first Saturday of every month. 

Where We Are

Mailing address - P.O. Box 286, Saxapahaw 27340

Physical address - 5950 HWY 87 S, Graham, NC 27253


If you have any questions, call the office between 9 am - 12 pm

Please allow us 24 hrs to return your call



Lynne Pierce, Executive Director

Racheal Garcia, Administrative Assistant

Mission Statement: 

Empowering individuals and strengthening families in Southern Alamance County and beyond by respectfully and compassionately providing food assistance, developing relationships, identifying needs beyond food, and seeking solutions to those needs, while witnessing to the love of Jesus Christ.