Huntsville Hospital Auxiliary

Interested in learning more about volunteering? 

Please contact the Director of Volunteers, at 705-789-0022, ext. 2297.

Our Mission

In co-operation with the Hospital and Board of Directors, we support health care at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital Site through education, fundraising opportunities and the promotion of volunteer services to people.

Our Purpose

The purpose of this voluntary group shall be to co-operate with and assist the hospital and Board of Governors at all times.  Learn more about the history of the Huntsville Hospital Auxiliary.

Membership

  • Dues are $5.00/year. This includes a membership and a fellowship fee
  • Volunteers must commit to serving on one service group (examples below) or on one fundraising program
  • When volunteers are volunteering, their parking charges are covered
  • Meetings take place on the second Wednesday of each month, except for in July and August. General Meetings are open to everyone

Examples of Volunteer Activities:

  • Blood Donor Clinic
  • Chemotherapy Clinic
  • Day Surgery
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Fundraising programs
  • Gift Shop and Information
  • Hair care for patients
  • Office services
  • Portering
  • Lobby greeters
  • Holiday decorating
  • Tray favours for patients
  • Vending machines (restock, collect money)

Fundraising

In 2014, the HHA donated 10 new patient beds to the hospital valued at over $70,000. Since inception, the total donated by the HHA to the hospital is now over $1.7 million, recorded in a detailed list.

Scholarships - Application Deadline May 16, 2016

For Staff:

The Auxiliary presents a scholarship to a staff member at Huntsville Hospital who has been a team member for at least a year, and who wishes to further their education in the health field. Guidelines and application forms are available from Branches Gift Shop and from the office of Christine Maurer, Education Coordinator.

For Students:

The Auxiliary presents a scholarship each year to a Huntsville High School graduating student who has been accepted into a recognized post-secondary school in a health sciences field.  Guidelines and application forms are available from the Guidance Office at the high school or from Branches Gift Shop.

Upcoming Events

Auxiliary Autumn House Tour on September 24, 2016

The Huntsville Hospital Auxiliary will be holding an Autumn House Tour on Saturday, September 24th, from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.  Tickets are $30 and are available at the Huntsville Hospital Gift Shop or at the Algonquin Theatre.  There are seven houses on the Tour which can be viewed in any order.  The Tour also includes an elegant lunch at Faith Baptist Church.  For further information, please see the Autumn Tour Poster.

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