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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.

Fun Facts

During the fiscal year 2014, GRMC Auxiliary worked 19,599 volunteer hours and volunteered by 75 active members.

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
  • 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 various activities throughout the hospital. In the 2013-2014 Fiscal Year the Auxiliary worked over 19,599 volunteer hours. Work includes:

  • Front Desk Information services
  • Gift Shop & Flower Sales
  • Cancer Center assistance
  • Cancer Center meal program
  • Office work
  • Heart Pillows/blankets
  • Teddy Bears assistance program
  • MAP (Medication Assistance Program) administration
  • Surgical Center Information Desk
  • Fundraisers: Scrub Sales, Linen Sale, and Purse Sale

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 for information. Pick up an application at GRMC's Visitor Entrance Information Desk. Join our dynamic team!

2022-2023 Auxiliary Officers

President - Marilyn McCracken

Vice President - Julie Biglin

Treasurer - Eileen Smith

Secretary - Linda Fischer