Faculty, Staff and Students Make Christmas Special for 15 Local Children

Faculty, Staff and Students Make Christmas Special for 15 Local Children

Giving TreeReinhardt, in conjunction with R.M. Moore Elementary School, the University’s Partner in Education, collected gifts for local families as part of the University’s annual Giving Tree. University faculty, staff and students donated 95 gifts ranging from clothes and shoes, to dolls and games. The gifts will be presented to 15 local children, ages 4 months to 11 years old.

A Very Special Christmas for Deserving Children

“We are so grateful to everyone in the Reinhardt community who donated gifts for these families in need,” said Jon Costales, counselor at R.M. Moore Elementary School. “Especially with the way the economy is these days, it’s uplifting that Reinhardt so graciously provided so many wonderful presents to make it a very special Christmas for the children involved.”

Giving Tree organizers and student representatives included (from left, back row): Dottie Townsend, R.M. Moore Elementary School secretary; Tate Brown, sixth grade; Seth Rich, fifth grade; Costales; Janna Moore, Reinhardt executive administrative assistant to the VP for Advancement; (from left, front row): Presli Clark, third grade; and Adin Costales, fourth grade.

About Reinhardt University

Founded in 1883, Reinhardt University is focused on shaping lives and building futures. As a private comprehensive university affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Reinhardt offers 40 graduate and undergraduate programs, ranging from business and education to music and theater. 

Reinhardt has two locations- a residential campus in Cherokee County in Waleska, Ga., and a center focused on adults in Alpharetta, Ga., and it offers selected programs in Cartersville, Marietta, and Woodstock, Ga. Additional attractions on the Waleska campus include the Falany Performing Arts Center and the Funk Heritage Center.

For more information, please contact Reinhardt at 770-720-5526 or 1-87-REINHARDT or see the University website at www.reinhardt.edu.