During the worst of the COVID pandemic, the Camden Coalition and our partner organizations were able to hit the ground running to support our community.

“For us, COVID was both a dilemma and an opportunity,” says Camden Coalition CEO Kathleen Noonan. “One of the things it afforded was a very clear goal that trumped everything else — a goal that everyone shared. That is unprecedented in my career — the sense of knowing that we all couldn’t get back to normal until we dealt with this one problem.”

Some ways we and our partners addressed the crisis included:

Here’s what other nonprofits and CBOs can learn from our experience.