1500 S.W. 10th Ave.
Topeka, Kan. 66606
Serving with Compassion. Dedication
The Voice is a monthly newsletter provided for Auxiliary members and volunteers about departmental and health center updates.
The Stormont-Vail HealthCare Auxiliary’s long tradition of service began in 1949 and it is an essential part of the health care team.
Supporting Stormont-Vail HealthCare through voluntary service, financial contributions and promotion of goodwill.
Enhance the Auxiliary’s ability to serve as community ambassadors for Stormont-Vail HealthCare by:
- Strengthening the Topeka community’s perception of the Auxiliary’s mission
- Continuing to increase membership and member involvement
- Building on our tradition of caring, commitment and financial support
P romoting community goodwill
P roactive in community
O perating efficiently
R especting individuals
The Auxiliary remains strong and continues to support Stormont-Vail HealthCare as the organization changes and we move beyond the new century with one common goal in mind… “Working together to improve the health of our community.”
- Become a member at large or member of an individual group, meet other people with similar interests
- Belong to a men’s or women’s group
- Volunteer in more than 70 areas of the health center system
- Attend meetings to gain information about new services and programs
- Participate in special projects
- Leadership positions
- Assist in various fundraising events including the Gift Shop and Food Connection
The Auxiliary has contributed more than $2 million dollars for the building and renovation of these major hospital projects:
- $100,000 Surgery Addition
- $100,000 Neonatal IntensiveCare Unit
- $100,000 Cotton-O’Neil Cancer Center
- $100,000 Emergency/Trauma Center
In addition, the Auxiliary funds the following projects:
- Annual nursing and continuing education opportunities
- Support to health center departments for equipment and amenities for patients
- Patient Room Services (welcome balloons, comfort quilts for patients)
- Newborn Baby’s First Book
- Angel Fund – for Cotton-O’Neil Cancer Center patients with special needs
How Can I Become Involved?
Auxiliary projects and activities are as diverse as the membership. Some Auxilians volunteer in the health center, while some provide support through other Auxiliary activities.
What Will I Gain?
The gift of fellowship with others, the reward of giving of yourself, and new experiences are valuable benefits of membership. Your gift of service means hope, compassion, and a more comfortable visit to the patients and patient families who come to Stormont-Vail for health care needs.
Who Can Be a Member?
Anyone! Both men and women are encouraged to join if they express a desire and willingness to participate in Auxiliary activities and service projects, or to learn more about the health center through educational opportunities and fellowship.