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German Language School Students Raise $1400 for Goryeb Children's Hospital Patient Gifts

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  Morristown, NJ (January 12, 2015) – Students from the non-profit German Language School of Morris County (www.GLSMC.org) helped make the holiday season brighter by donating more than $1,400 for children who were ill in the hospital. Joining Goryeb Children Hospital’s Child Life Representative Jamie Gecz (center) are German School of Morris County families (left to right): Board President Thorsten Rosner (Berkeley Heights), students Freia Schwander and Alexander Rosner and Board Trustee Stephan Schwander (West Orange).       Credits: German Language School of Morris County
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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Students from the non-profit German Language School of Morris County (www.GLSMC.org) helped make the holiday season brighter by donating more than $1,400 for children who were ill in the hospital. Joining Goryeb Children Hospital’s Child Life Representative Jamie Gecz (center) are German School of Morris County families (left to right): Board President Thorsten Rosner (Berkeley Heights), students Freia Schwander and Alexander Rosner and Board Trustee Stephan Schwander (West Orange).
 
About the German Language School of Morris County (GLSMC)
The GLSMC develops students’ proficiency in the German language and increases academic excellence. The non-profit introduces students to the cultural heritage of German-speaking countries, their modern achievements, their contributions to the U.S.A. and prepares them for the 21st century global economy.  Visit us online at www.glsmc.org for more information about open enrollment and to register for our infant to pre-K, K-12 and adult language classes.
 
About the Goryeb Children's Hospital at Morristown Medical Center
The exceptional quality of care provided at Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Morristown Medical Center is designed to make a child's hospital visit the best it can possibly be. Family involvement in every child’s diagnosis and treatment is key to the child’s healing process.  We work with a team of Child Life professionals who specialize  in child development, and promote effective coping through play, preparation, education and self-expression activities.  They use daily psychosocial assessments for each pediatric, critical care and pediatric emergency department patient to assist children and their families in understanding and managing the hospital experience.  By using age-appropriate education, preparation and supportive activities, they strive to minimize that stress and help children and their families cope positively with their health care experience.
 

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