CLR Counselor Helper's Service Learning Project

CLR Counselor Helper's Service Learning Project
Posted on 09/27/2017

Dear Parents/Guardians:


I hope the start of the 2017-2018 has treated you and your family well! This year Reutter School and my Counselor’s Helpers will be working with the Ronald McDonald House of Southern NJ to help families of seriously ill and traumatically injured children who are being treated at nearby hospitals.  The Ronald McDonald House of SNJ provides a home-away-from-home and are in need of certain supplies to help their house run smoothly. 


Each month we will have different events that will benefit the Ronald McDonald House but will also teach our students the importance of community service and let them see that even the smallest act of kindness can have a huge impact in someone else’s lives.  Reutter School works hard throughout the school year to teach our students about Character Traits and how those traits will help them grow into not only better students, but also better people.  By incorporating a community service project into our Character Education program the hope is that the traits of the month, their meaning, and the purpose of talking about them will allow the students to gain a greater appreciation for each trait.


A calendar of the events is included with this letter to provide you with an idea of what Reutter School and the Counselor’s Helpers will be doing for the Ronald McDonald House of SNJ.  As well as the calendar, a flyer will go home each month to highlight the event and ask for your help if needed.


Myself and the Counselor’s Helpers are looking forward to working closely with the Ronald McDonald House of SNJ, and helping the children and their families feel more at home in their time of need.




Mrs. Callaway & The Counselor’s Helpers

Calendar of Events:

Reutter School and Ronald McDonald House of SNJ





Soda Can Tab Collection


Paper Towel Drive


Guest Speaker from Ronald McDonald House of SNJ will visit Reutter


New & Unwrapped Toy Donation


Winter and/or Spring Coat Drive


Make and Mail Valentine Cards for Ronald McDonald House of SNJ Families


Children’s White T-Shirt Donation

& Create Superhero Capes for the Children of Ronald McDonald House of SNJ



Collect Spring Wish List Items:

Food, Household Items, Bedding



Brown Papers Donation

& Create Positive Meal Bags for Lunches