Hardisty Hospital Auxiliary

To accomplish our goals by enjoying all the benefits of belonging to a charitable organization.

Address:
Hardisty, Alberta Canada

Our Commitment


To provide comfort and an improved quality of life for Long Term Care Residents of the Hardisty Health Centre and Senior Citizens of the community.
To act as a liaison between the Health Centre and the community at large.
To promote and provide health related educational opportunities for young people of Hardisty and district through bursaries and special programs.
To encourage volunteerism by setting an example in the community.
To assist the Health Centre during times of crisis. (e.g. SARS. epidemic)
To contribute financial assistance to special health related community and district projects.
To accomplish our goals by enjoying all the benefits of belonging to a charitable organization.

WHAT WE DO FOR OUR COMMUNITY


Fund Raise:

  • Raffles and Bake Sales
  • Showcase (Health Centre Foyer)(handmade items and patient toiletries)
  • Vending Machines (Health Centre Foyer)
  • Red Deer Casino every two years
  • Memorial Donations
  • Garage Sales

Volunteen Program:

  • For Students 14-19 years who must volunteer 30 hours of their time each year, to the local hospital. Auxiliary provides a special graduation and awards in April, to acknowledge student's contributions.

Provide:

  • weekly bingo for LTC Residents three Wednesdays per month.
  • lunches and gifts for all special occasions.
  • subsidized hair care service for Long Term Care Residents
  • Christmas donations to the FCSS and Food Bank.
  • lunch for the Long Term Care Christmas Party.
  • help with LTC Handivan outings when needed.
  • buy equipment and thrnishings for the Health Centre and Medical Clinic.
  • canvassers for the yearly community Six-Way Canvas.
  • financial assistance to community members with special needs.
  • Meals on Wheels service.
  • Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun and large print Reader's Digest for Long Term Care Residents.

WHAT WE DO FOR OUR HEALTH REGION #7

  • Provide a central meeting place for the auxiliaries of Region #7 in April and October.
  • Provide Lunch for these meetings.
  • Help provide educational topics at regional meetings.
  • Network with Auxiliaries of the Region to promote change in relative health care topics at the provincial level.

WHAT WE DO FOR THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

  • We are a member of the Alberta Association of Hospital Auxiliaries. (This keeps us aware of all provincial changes regarding health related topics)
  • We send 1 or 2 local delegates to the Provincial Convention each year. (funding is provided by the East Central Region)
  • We provide a "Rural Voice" on timely issues at the provincial level.
  • We give financial support to some special provincial projects.
Last modified on February 25, 2014  by Town of Hardisty

Category: Service Club