Sanford is strong in community spirit and diverse in heritage and beliefs. The residents have established and support a number of churches offering a wide-range of religions and denominations.
There are numerous clubs and organizations such as Rotary, Kiwanis, Elks, Lions, Eastern Star, Rainbow Girls and Altrusa. There are groups such as the Art Association of Sanford and Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford. These groups provide a way to get involved and become integrated within the community no matter what your talents may be and what your interests may be.