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Heavenly Threads Donation to KCHC

Posted August 13, 2019

Heavenly Threads, a thrift shop and outreach program of the First Congregational Church of Camden, recently presented the Knox County Homeless Coalition with a donation of $3000. Since 1995, Heavenly Threads has supported many local organizations by donating proceeds from the sale of gently-used treasures received from the community.

“The First Congregational Church and its outreach program do so much for our community. We greatly appreciate this generous donation. This will benefit many homeless families in our community.” said Elinor Weissman, Case Manager at KCHC.

In 2018, Heavenly Threads donated more than $30,000 to local non-profit groups. “Remember, when you donate OR purchase, you are helping many charitable groups. We are proud to support the good work done by KCHC.” said Melissa Chapman from Heavenly Threads.

To find out more about how you can make a difference with those who are homeless in our area, contact the Knox County Homeless Coalition at 207-593-8151 or

About Heavenly Threads

Heavenly Threads is located in the parsonage of the First Congregational Church in Camden, Maine. (The next house up from the church's front entrance.) Look for the red double doors - 57 Elm Street. Parking is available behind the church. The thrift shop is open Monday-Saturday from 10a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

About Knox County Homeless Coalition

Knox County Homeless Coalition is the only dedicated homeless services organization with outreach throughout Knox, Waldo and parts of northern Lincoln County— helping families achieve sustainable independence and a hopeful future. Their client-focused approach begins with building trusting relationships, identifies and builds on an individual’s strengths and simultaneously works to break down barriers to independence. KCHC is committed to delivering all services with respect, dignity and genuine caring. They also innovate around systemic change to solve root causes of homelessness in the Midcoast through collaboration.

KCHC’s success rate of sustainability, for clients who remain engaged in the full program is 92%. Programs include: Hospitality House Family Shelter; comprehensive case management; The Landing Place Youth Program; transportation; emergency services and supply store; and outbound food distribution and pantry.