Huntsville Hospital Auxiliary

Interested in learning more about volunteering? Please contact the Director of Volunteers at 705-789-2311, ext. 2297 or send an email.

Our Mission

In co-operation with the Hospital and Board of Directors, we support health care at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital Site through education, fundraising opportunities and the promotion of volunteer services to people.

Our Purpose

The purpose of this voluntary group shall be to co-operate with and assist the hospital and Board of Governors at all times.  Learn more about the history of the Huntsville Hospital Auxiliary.


  • Dues are $5.00/year. This includes a membership and a fellowship fee
  • Volunteers must commit to serving on one service group (examples below) or on one fundraising program
  • When volunteers are volunteering, their parking charges are covered
  • Meetings take place on the second Wednesday of each month, except for in July and August. General Meetings are open to everyone

Examples of Volunteer Activities:

  • Blood Donor Clinic
  • Chemotherapy Clinic
  • Day Surgery
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Fundraising programs
  • Gift Shop and Information
  • Hair care for patients
  • Office services
  • Portering
  • Lobby greeters
  • Holiday decorating
  • Tray favours for patients
  • Vending machines (restock, collect money)

Fundraising Events

Since inception, the total donated by the HHA to the hospital is now over $1.9 million, recorded in a detailed list.

2018 Cookie Delight - November 30, 2018

Once again the Huntsville Hospital Auxiliary will be holding the annual Cookie Delight on Friday, November 30. Trays can be purchased for $20 for either a tray of 50 cookies or 40 squares. Tickets are on sale in Branches Gift Shop beginning November 14. See the event poster for more information.


For Staff:

The Auxiliary presents a scholarship to a staff member at Huntsville Hospital who has been a team member for at least a year, and who wishes to further their education in the health field.  In the spring of each year, guidelines and application forms will be available from Branches Gift Shop and from the office of Christine Maurer, Education Coordinator.

For Students:

The Auxiliary presents a scholarship each year to a Huntsville High School graduating student who has been accepted into a recognized post-secondary school in a health sciences field.  In the spring of each year, guidelines and application forms are available from the Guidance Office at the high school or from Branches Gift Shop.

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