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York Hospital Auxiliary

York Hospital Auxiliary

York Hospital Auxiliary c/o Volunteer Services
1001 S. George St.
York, PA 17403
(717) 851-2148
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York Hospital Auxiliary c/o Volunteer Services

Our Mission StatementYork Auxiliary

The York Hospital Auxiliary is a volunteer organization that provides a vital link between WellSpan York Hospital and the York community. As stated in its mission, the WellSpan York Hospital Auxiliary is a dedicated community volunteer organization which supports Wellspan York Hospital and the people it serves by advocating for improved community health through innovative programs, preventative education, community partnerships and fundraising.

What We Have Done

The Auxiliary’s service to the community can be seen in various ways.  Some of the highlights include:

  • Auxuliary-News-newsletterHelping to build new areas for patients and visitors at WellSpan York Hospital.  A pledge of $500,000 was contributed to fund a café in the atrium of the WellSpan York Hospital patient care tower. A pledge of $100,000 for the Interfaith Chapel at WellSpan York Hospital.

  • Providing educational opportunities for the staff and community, opportunities for the staff and community, such as the Geneva Freeman Scholarship and support of the Dedi Sykes VNA Staff Education Fund.

  • Beautifying the health environment and making a patient’s experience comfortable.  Donations have included the York Cancer Center’s serenity garden and stained glass windows.

  • Helping to fund essential patient care services such as the Deaf Talk interpreting units for WellSpan York Hospital.

  • Promoting a healthy community, through funding:

    • Community Health Center (CHC), the beneficiary for the 2011 Book Nook Bonanza  More than $50,000 was raised for the CHC to purchase essential items including refrigerators to store vaccines, exam tables for children and mobile blood pressure units.

    • Purchasing plastinated body organs to demonstrate how healthy organs look versus those that are diseased.

    • Sponsoring Camp Green Zone, an asthma camp for children that teaches self-care skills and improves their ability to maintain normal activity levels.

    • Teaching York County third graders how to make positive decisions for leading healthy lifestyles through Children's Wellness Days
    • Subsidizing infant car safety seats to families in need whose babies are born at WellSpan York Hospital.

    • HealthConnect: community-mobile outreach program

If you are interested in helping with any of the committees, programs or projects, or would like additional information, call (717) 851-2148.

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