Children, working alongside their parents and St. John’s parishioners, completed age-appropriate activities like planting flowers as part of a large landscaping project at Reinhardt; participating in games and crafts with residents’ children at CitySquare; sorting donated toiletries into individual kits; serving meals and interacting with the clients at Dallas Life Foundation; stocking and reorganizing a library; and visiting with senior citizens for an “adopt a grandparent” hour.
Janet Morrison with CitySquare recognized the volunteers’ efforts saying: “I just wanted to say a big, huge thank you to all of you who came, helped, and brought your children last Saturday. We had an amazing morning, and it would not have happened without each of you… ”
The Crusader Club Cares Day projects support the school’s drive to teach the value of community involvement through meaningful activities.
About the Crusader Club
The St. John’s Crusader Club was formed in 2001 by St. John's dads and provides a direct way for dads to support the school through social, parent/child and fundraising events.
About St. John’s Episcopal School
St. John’s Episcopal School is a pre-k through eighth grade co-educational school in East Dallas. Created as an outreach of St. John’s Episcopal Church in 1953, St. John’s is the oldest Episcopal school in Dallas.