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Gila Regional Medical Center

1313 E 32nd Street
Silver City, New Mexico 88061

Phone: (575) 538-4000

Auxiliary Phone Numbers (575):
- Room (voice mail) 538-4074

- Admissions Desk 538-4848
- Cancer Center 538-4009
- Front Desk 538-4175
- Gift Shop 538-4079
- Surgery Center 538-4699
- Surgery Recovery 538- 4875


The 2014-2015 Gila Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Officers and Board Members are pictured:

Pictured on the back row (left to right) are: Mary Jo Tillman - Treasurer, Gloria Guerra - Secretary, Patsy Miller - Vice President and Gift Shop Manager,Liz Beilue – President. Seated in the front row (left to right) are: Ruth Monzingo - Board member, Irma Trejo - Board member, Marge Srack - Board member, Karen Boyer - Volunteer Chair

Fresh floral arrangements from Silver City Floral are for sale in the GRMC Auxiliary gift shop.


Since its founding in 1969, the Gila Regional Medical Center Auxiliary has been committed to supporting GRMC and its mission of providing exceptional quality, patient-centered care.

Making a Difference

Over the past decade, the Auxiliary's fundraising efforts - Gift Shop, Flower sales, bake sales, scrub sales, vending machines, craft fairs, and donations -- have helped to raise more than $286,000 for hospital equipment, facilities and scholarships. Here is a summary of recent contributions.

  • Automatic doors for Surgery and the Chemotherapy departments
  • A fund for cancer programs to benefit patients
  • Two Bariatric wheelchairs
  • Doppler for the ER
  • Two stretchers
  • A scholarship fund for healthcare caregivers providing $22,000 in funds
  • Blanket warmers for ER, Infusion Center, Labor & Delivery and Cancer Center
  • Established Cancer Lunch Program that serves complimentary lunches to patients undergoing treatment

What We Do

The Auxiliary supports Gila Regional through a wide variety of activities throughout the hospital. In 2011-2012 Fiscal Year the Auxiliary worked over 18,887 volunteer hours. Work includes:

  • Billy Casper Wellness Center
    • Front Desk
    • Cleaning equipment
    • Office work
  • Newsletter team reporter
  • ER Information Desk services
  • Front Desk Information services
  • Gift Shop & Flower Sales
  • Cancer Center assistance
  • Cancer Center meal program
  • Caregiver Craft Fair fundraiser
  • Juice Cart
  • Book sorting & distributions
  • Magizine sorting & distributions
  • Heart Pillows/blankets
  • Teddy Bears assistance program
  • MAP (Medication Assistance Program) administration
  • Plant program

Membership Benefits:

  • Discounts in the gift shop, cafeteria and fitness center
  • A monthly newsletter
  • Invitations to complimentary luncheons and socials
  • An opportunity to use their unique talents as a volunteer in a wide variety of service areas

Contact Us

Our process to get you started includes an interview, orientation, and training. Contact our Auxiliary Volunteer coordinator at 575-538-4074 or for information. Pick up an application at GRMC's Visitor Entrance Information Desk. Join our dynamic team!

Jeanne Shaner winning the first drawings at the members meeting.
Auxiliary member Jeanne Shaner winning the first drawings at the members meeting.

Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative -- Hold Me Close!Gila Regional is working to be part of a program happening all over the world called the

Baby-Friendly Health Initiative

A Baby-Friendly(TM) Hospital does all it can to help you:

-- to start and keep on breastfeeding your baby

-- to safely make and feed your baby formula, if you cannot breastfeed

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