WMMC Auxiliary

WMMC Auxiliary in Warrensburg, MO

Auxiliary

The WMMC Auxiliary is a supportive branch of WMMC. They host fundraisers throughout the year to raise funds to purchase medical equipment and award scholarships to students pursuing healthcare careers. The Auxiliary runs the Wishing Well Gift Shop, located in WMMC’s Main Entrance.

Since the founding of the Auxiliary in 1968, over $500,000 has been given to benefit our Medical Center and its patients. In addition, the Auxiliary has provided over $80,000 in scholarships.

The WMMC Auxiliary was awarded “Auxiliary of the Year” in 2015 by the Missouri Association of Hospital Auxiliaries for its volunteer activities.

Auxiliary Efforts

The Auxiliary continues their efforts and living out their “Service is our Purpose” motto. To that end, the 250 members of WMMC Auxiliary serve in a variety of ways at WMMC.

Ongoing Auxiliary Highlights:

  • Over 100 volunteers staff the Wishing Well Gift Shop and 3 lobbies serving almost 13,000 hours annually.Hosting fundraisers for health career scholarships and equipment purchases for WMMC.
  • Hosting fundraisers for health career scholarships and equipment purchases for WMMC including Annual Ice Cream Social, Holiday Sale, Book Fairs, Jewelry Fairs and Linen Fairs.
  • Providing handmade comfort pillows for our surgery patients, specially made bras for post-mastectomy patients and teddy bears for pediatric surgery patients.
  • Distribute baskets and treats to staff on May Day and Halloween.
  • Present a gift basket to the first baby of the New Year born at WMMC.
  • Provide memory boxes to families of stillborn infants.

For more information, contact Teresa Collins, Volunteer Services Coordinator and Auxiliary Liaison, at tacollins@wmmc.com or (660) 262-7466 or Sharon Franklin, Auxiliary President, at slfranklin@wmmc.com or (660) 747-5631.

Scholarship

The WMMC Auxiliary sponsors the Health Care Career Scholarships for students who are pursuing or furthering their education in ANY health care field.

The Auxiliary Scholarship Committee review all complete applications and recipients are selected based on financial need, scholastic ability, work plans and a demonstrated interest in health care.

Applications are available in the spring each year and should be completed and mailed or emailed to the attention of Teresa Collins, Volunteer Services Coordinator, no later than April 1st each year.

PLEASE NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Apply

Donate

To donate to the WMMC Auxiliary, please mail a check to:

Western Missouri Medical Center Auxiliary
403 Burkarth Rd.
Warrensburg, MO 64093

Join

Joining the WMMC Auxiliary is a perfect opportunity to give back to our community and create great friendships. First-year dues are $20 and include a jacket or polo. After the first year, annual dues are $10 or a lifetime membership may be purchased for $50.