Campbell Employees Bring Holiday Cheer to Camden Families in Need

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Campbell Employees Bring Holiday Cheer to Camden Families in Need

400 employees donate to families and teens living in shelters
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Friday, December 16, 2011 - 8:15am

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) CAMDEN, NJ - December 16, 2011 - More than 400 Campbell Soup Company employees from 30 departments are bringing holiday cheer to Camden families in need.  On Friday, Dec., 16, 2011, volunteers will be loading up hundreds of gifts purchased by Campbell employees that will be donated to the Center for Family Services in Camden.  Campbell will help more than 200 families that are part of the Center for Family Services’ shelter programs including FAITH, Mother/Child Residential and teen youth shelters.  The gifts will be delivered to families in time for Christmas.

             Now in its 17th year, Campbell’s Adopt-A-Family program is partnering with the Center for Family Services which provides services for more than 90,000 individuals throughout Camden County in seven youth shelters and more than 40 programs providing in-home, school and community outreach services to those in need. This year, employees had the opportunity to adopt a shelter, a family or an individual and purchase items directly from a “wish list.”  Items purchased included wish list items ranging from Apple® iPods® to more practical items such as beds, linens and clothing.

Who:               Campbell Soup Company employees helping to load hundreds of gifts

Staff from the Center for Family Services

Shelter residents and program beneficiaries from the Center for Family Services 

What:             Loading hundreds of wrapped gifts for needy families in Camden                                                

When:             Friday, Dec. 16, 2011 

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  

Where:           Campbell’s Customer Solutions Center

827 Memorial Avenue

Camden, NJ 08103

(corner of Pine and Memorial Streets)

About Campbell Soup Company

Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup and sauces, baked snacks and healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,” “Arnott’s” and “V8.” Through its corporate social responsibility program, the company strives to make a positive impact in the workplace, in the marketplace and in the communities in which it operates. Campbell is a member of the Standard & Poor's 500 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. For more information, visit


Keywords: Volunteerism & Community Engagement | Camden | Campbell Soup | Center for Family Services | Volunteerism | Volunteers | adopt-a-family

CONTENT: Press Release