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Our Staff

IMG_1753Cheri Hinkel (Volunteer & Program Coordinator) grew up in the Northwest and has lived in Sandy since 2010. She was a very active volunteer at the Action Center for 2 years prior to accepting the position as Volunteer Coordinator in August, 2015. Her background in retail at Nordstrom’s, Fabric Depot, and others prepares her to staff and train our thrift store and pantry volunteers. Cheri has a knack for matching volunteers’ skills to the right job at the Center. Cheri has worked with children with disabilities for 10 years. She and her husband have been foster parents for the last 10 years. In her spare time she enjoys gardening and decorating.

Kirsten Pitzer (Center Director) has lived in Sandy for most of her life. She served as both a volunteer and a Board member before being hired as the Director in 2017. Prior to joining the Center, she worked for many year in both education and non-profit organizations. Kirsten and her husband, Dave, enjoy travelling, trying new restaurants, and being active in their church ministries.


Food Pantry Hours:
Wednesday 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm

Thrift Store Hours:
Monday through Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm


38982 Pioneer Blvd.
Sandy, OR 97055
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 11. Sandy, OR 97055

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