Heavenly Threads sales account for more than $45,000 in donations to local non-profit organizations in 2021

February 10, 2022

Heavenly Threads Thrift Shop, an outreach mission of the First Congregational Church U.C.C. of Camden, is pleased to report that proceeds from sales at Heavenly Threads Thrift Shop have accounted for more than $45,000 in donations to local organizations in 2021.

The donation recipients for 2021 include Area Interfaith Outreach, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Mid-Maine, Camden Area District Nursing, Coastal Opportunities, Knox County Homeless Coalition, Knox County Health Clinic, Maine Seacoast Mission, MCH Meals on Wheels, Mid-Coast Habitat for Humanity, Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition, New Hope Midcoast, Parent Program of Mid-Coast Maine, Pen Bay YMCA, Rockland District Nursing Association, and Window Dressers. (photo featured: L to R: Anne Norman, Rockland District Nursing Association; Deborah Endl, Chairman, Outreach Committee; Judith Lydon, Camden Area District Nursing Association).

A mission of the First Congregational Church of Camden since 1994, Heavenly Threads has supported many local organizations over the past 27 years through its thrift shop sales. “Remember, when you donate or purchase items at Heavenly Threads, you are helping many charitable groups,” said Melissa Chapman, of Heavenly Threads. “Our staff and volunteers are proud to sustain this ‘pay-it-forward’ mission of the First Congregational Church.”

Heavenly Threads Thrift Shop is open to shoppers Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Donations of quality household items and clothing are accepted Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Heavenly Threads Thrift Shop is located at 57 Elm Street, in the former manse of the First Congregational Church of Camden. When the shop first opened for business, gently used clothing was the main attraction. Through steadily growing community support, the shop has evolved into a full-fledged emporium, selling a wide variety of artwork, books, household items, and jewelry. The shop now fills every nook and cranny of the two-story, circa 1830 home it occupies.

For more information about Heavenly Threads, visit the church website at www.camdenucc.org, the Heavenly Threads Thrift Shop Facebook page, or call the shop directly at 207-236-3203.

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