Join us to provide meals, diapers, and literacy materials to families in Camden city. Distribution takes place outdoors, with masks and sanitizier readily available. We're fighting hunger while supporting the education of all Camden kids.
We're serving families Monday-Thursday each week, with volunteer shifts each day. No-contact opportunities also available. Please get in touch for more information!
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Mighty Writers Camden
1801 Broadway, Camden, NJ 08104, US
When the pandemic hit, we refashioned our mission and began distributing groceries, diapers, masks, disinfectant wipes and other essentials to our five Mighty communities. At the same time, we created a virtual curriculum for Mighty kids seven to 17. Everything we do is free to the families and kids we serve.
Think clearly and write with clarity-It's our battle cry, our tagline, our mantra. It's served as our elevator pitch and mission statement since our launch in 2009. But when the virus began to strangle our Mighty communities, our mission suddenly needed amending. You can't think or write with clarity if you're hungry. So we began distributing lunches to kids. The lunch numbers grew quickly, so we began also distributing boxes of groceries. Then we began adding diapers for the tiniest members of our communities. We learned Zoom, scouted writing platforms, updated our MW kids and families about next steps, and airlifted Mighty Writers to a safe spot in the online universe. We launched a roster of "at-home" classes. For now, we figure our best bet is to make sure kids stay safe while we keep hustling. We're determined to find ways to best serve the people and children who have so graciously allowed us into their communities these last 10+ years.
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Thu Jan 28, 2021 - Wed Mar 31, 2021
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
1801 BroadwayCamden, NJ08104
January 22, 2021
Literacy / Reading
Reading / Writing
Food Delivery / Distribution
Orientation or Training
2-3 hours weekly, occasional opportunities also available.