What is the Greater Regional Auxiliary?
The Greater Regional Health Auxiliary is a non-profit organization providing funds for projects throughout the facility. The auxiliary also provides volunteer services for patients, staff and visitors.
The auxiliary has awarded health care scholarships for over 35 years. Scholarship criteria and application forms are available at all school guidance offices within eligible counties. Click here for the application guidelines.
How to Get Involved
Your Greater Regional Auxiliary Membership supports all fundraising efforts including:
Greater Regional Healthcare scholarships
Building projects & improvements
Safe Sitter training
Annual health education projects
Other Special Projects
Membership does not require active participation in projects or services. If you would like to become an auxiliary member, annual dues are $10 or $100 Lifetime Member Dues. Checks payable to & return to: Greater Regional Auxiliary, 1700 W. Townline Street Creston, Iowa 50801. When you are a member of the Greater Regional Auxiliary you are working with those, like you, who want to reach out and help others. It's a positive and fun experience.
The Auxiliary has made significant donations of equipment, furnishings and materials. They also award five annual scholarships and assist many departments and clinics in the facility. The Greater Regional Auxiliary also provides newborn onesies and touch and feel baby books to Greater Regional Birthing Center.
The Auxiliary holds nearly a dozen events each year and operates The Greater Regional Auxiliary Gift Shop, with all proceeds going toward hospital equipment, furnishings and materials.
Fundraising projects include:
Annual Membership Drive
Merchandise sales including linen and jewelry sales, Creative Goods sale, and Nutman Co.
Annual Golf Tournament – With the Greater Regional Healthcare Foundation, the auxiliary sponsors the annual Greater Regional Golf Tournament each spring to generate funds that support a variety of projects
Volunteer Education – The auxiliary emphasizes the value of continuing education for their Board members and volunteers. They regularly sponsor area/state conferences and other meetings.