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March 2024 Newsletter

Hello Camden!

I hope this message finds you well. Spring is around the corner and despite the relatively mild winter, I am more than ready for the new growth and freshness that spring brings. It reminds me of my good friend’s Word of the Year a few years ago of “Bloom”. The expression “bloom where you’re planted” encourages me to take advantage of the opportunities in my life and be grateful for the present situation, even in circumstances that are not ideal.

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January 2024 Newsletter

Hello! And Happy 2024! The Camden Life Center wants to thank everyone who helped us make a difference in the lives of our neighbors in 2023. Through the generosity of the Camden community and the help of volunteers, the Camden Life Center has been able to help individuals and families with a growing number of services and supports over the last year.

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December 2023 Newsletter

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! A season of gathering with loved ones and a time of reflection, connection and giving. It can also be one of the most stressful seasons with multiple events, financial strain and family conflict. If you find yourself in a place of struggle, please reach out. There is help available.

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November 2023 Newsletter

Helloooo November!
It’s the first day of November as I sit here finishing the edits on our November newsletter and I’m currently watching light snow falling out of my office window. I’ve never been a fan of being cold and so sometimes my thoughts go to sadness about the winter hibernation ahead as I long for spring and sunshine to return. It was just a few years ago when I started to realize

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October 2023 Newsletter

I can not believe this is the 12th edition of our monthly newsletter! One whole year is done. It’s been an exciting adventure with many huge accomplishments along the way. From the purchase and renovation of our new offices at 20 Main Street, new staff, new partners and exciting visions for our future, all of it has been amazing to watch come together.

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September 2023 Newsletter

Hello! It is probably the mom in me, but I always think of September as the “real” beginning of the new year. It’s a time for a new planner, adding all the kids schedules and getting back into a set routine after summer break. In about 2 weeks, you will likely find me looking lost and overtired as I try to juggle sports schedules, healthy meals, work demands and sleep.

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Camden Life Center Outdoor Food Pantry Installed

The Camden Life Center at 20 Main Street has installed a small outdoor cupboard that houses a brand-new outdoor food pantry. Similar in style to the “Little Free Library” book lending cabinets available in towns across the country, the pantry will provide 24/7 access to non-perishable food items, hygiene products and other essentials to any members of the community who may need them.

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August 2023 Newsletter

Hello! I hope you have been enjoying your summer as much as I have. Sunshine and time outdoors always boosts my mood and helps me keep active. For August, we celebrate “Summer Sun and the Great Outdoors” (see page 2 for more information) and all the health benefits that it brings.
The close of July brought us a wonderful gift from the Camden Central School Districts “Construction Crew” from Camp-Sum-More-Fun. Students in Mr. Calkins group built us the most amazing outdoor food pantry box!

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