CAMDEN, N.J. January 28, 2009 – Campbell Soup Company employees are taking on a new project to rehabilitate the Camden Free Public Library. Beginning Thursday, January 29, 2009 through Saturday, January 31, 2009, approximately 40 Campbell volunteers will be moving and assembling book shelves, building a new circulation desk and creating an online catalogue of the library’s 115,000 books.
As part of the project, more than 30 computers are being donated and installed, tripling the size of the current computer center. This center serves 3,200 people monthly and is in desperate need of more computers. Campbell employees will eventually set up and network all of the computers over the course of the next month.
The idea for this library project came from Campbell employee Rafael Bravo who is a frequent patron of the Camden library and recognized there weren’t enough computers to meet the demands of the community.
New circulation desk will be assembled
Thursday, January 29, 2009
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup, baked snacks, and healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,” “Arnott’s,” and “V8.” For more information on the company, visit Campbell’s website at www.campbellsoup.com.
CONTACT:Amanda Tolino Campbell Soup Company(856) 342-5264
Susan Buehler/Kim Maialetti Bellevue Communications Group(215) 893-4284 or (215) 893-4279
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