CAMDEN Haven Community 3 has assembled a team of seven to steer the group’s future direction.
Previously known as the ‘Barbecue for the Needy’, the group is devoted to improving the lives of the Camden Haven homeless and other’s in need in the community.
The team was nominated at a meeting held behind the Laurieton Services Club on Friday, September 23.
Executive positions were not decided, but will be voted on at a future meeting, along with goals for the group.
The meeting was led by Nathan Killick from Camden Haven Anglican Church.
Nathan said forming a team was important to ensure the longevity of the weekly Friday barbecues at 3pm and the group’s influence in other areas.
“Things can’t just continue on people willingness and enthusiasm. We are lucky to have no shortage of willing participants. But to continue, you need structure,” he said.
“We have big hopes and they take small steps. This is one small step.”
Nathan said the barbecues and other projects the group plans will still need the support of others in the community.
“It’s something for the community, where all people are welcome to come along and help.”
He said one of the big goals the group would look at is finding short term accommodation for those in need.
“That is a massive step, but with small steps, it’s not impossible.’