Windom Area Hospital Auxiliary

The Windom Area Hospital Auxiliary is a volunteer organization comprised of nearly 80 members. The Auxiliary participates in many programs and activities that benefit the hospital. Some of the Auxiliary’s initiatives include, but are not limited to, purchasing and stocking gifts for the Windom Area Health gift shop, fundraising to help purchase new equipment, volunteering in hospital events, sponsoring OB gift packs for new parents, purchasing newspaper subscriptions for patients and families, and contributing to the hospital’s interior environment by decorating year-round, while paying special attention during the winter holidays.

The Windom Area Hospital Auxiliary meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m at Windom Area Health. The Auxiliary encourages and welcomes new members. For further information on the Auxiliary, please contact Mary Klosterbuer, Windom Area Hospital Auxiliary President.

Windom Area Hospital Auxiliary

Auxiliary Happenings  

Fall 2022

Giving Tree Bake Sale in July
Auxiliary members collaborated with hospital employees for a bake sale on July 26th to raise funds for the Giving Tree that provides gifts for local children in December. Our share of $364 will go toward the purchase of a patient transport bed.

Chamber Bucks Raffle Winners!
It was great to be back at the Cottonwood County Fair. Thanks to everyone who supported us by purchasing a raffle ticket. Over $1,000 will be donated towards our current fundraising project to buy a new patient transport bed for the Surgery Department. Congratulations to our three winners who each won $50 in Windom Area Chamber of Commerce Bucks: Judy Kielty, Bonnie Hannish, Kevin Heggeseth.

Women’s Night Out at Round Lake Winery
Windom Area Hospital Auxiliary was a sponsor for the WAH Foundation’s Women’s Night Out event at Round Lake Winery. We sold quilt raffle tickets, but we actually took time to just relax and have a good evening also!

Halloween Bake Sale on Monday, October 31st
The Auxiliary will be holding a Halloween bake sale on Monday, October 31st. The profits from this will go toward the patient transport bed.

Quilt Raffle drawing on Monday, October 31st, at 11:00 a.m.
Windom Area Hospital Auxiliary members are currently selling raffle tickets for a queen-sized quilt and shams donated to us by the Cotton Quilters Club. These raffle tickets are $5 each–limit 500 tickets. Tickets are available from Auxiliary members, at the Main Desk of the hospital, or call Kim Armstrong at 831-0615. All profits will go to WAH Foundation’s Women’s Health Fund.

Fresh Pecans and Delicious Caramel Pecan Clusters Sale

  • The Auxiliary is taking orders for our fresh pecans and pecan caramel clusters again, arriving in November.
  • The profit from this fundraiser will go towards the purchase of a patient transport bed for the Surgery Department this year.
  • Prices will be set later in October once we learn our costs.
  • If you have previously purchased from the Auxiliary, you will be contacted or you can place an order by calling Marlene Smith at 507-830-1393.
  • Thank you in advance for your support of this fundraiser.

More Upcoming:

  • Do you love to decorate for the holidays? Volunteer to help decorate the hospital for December.
  • The popular Auxiliary December Craft and Bake Sale featuring all kinds of local vendors will return on Monday, December 5th. Mark your calendars!

Are You Looking For a Way To Give Back To The Community?

  • The Auxiliary is a great organization to meet new people and to serve the community.
  • Meetings are on the second Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. and are held in the Conference Room at the hospital.
  • All members receive a weekly email of the Windom Area Health Volunteer Times Review with hospital news.
  • Call Mary Klosterbuer (831-3142) for more information about joining.
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