Community fund raises $40,000 for COVID-19 relief

Jul 24, 2020

Responding to the loss of jobs and income due to the pandemic, Coastal Georgia residents raised more than $40,000 over the last several months for agencies and programs in Camden County.

Camden Connection, a collaborative of social service organizations, spearheaded the effort and partnered with the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation, which agreed to match every dollar donated.

The mayors of each city in Camden — St. Marys Mayor John Morrissey, Woodbine Mayor Kizzy Knight and Kingsland Mayor Grayson Day — also started a friendly competition among residents of those cities to help drive donations.

"Every dollar donated went directly to an organization that is working to meet the most pressing needs of our community. The fund…

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