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Aspirus Ironwood Hospital Auxiliary

Dinner TableThe Aspirus Ironwood Auxiliary was established to service to Aspirus Ironwood Hospital and promote the health and welfare of the community.

Since its founding, our Auxiliary has raised and donated hundreds of thousands of dollars health projects and medical equipment.

Membership

Aspirus Ironwood Auxiliary Membership is open to all teens and adults who are interested in Aspirus Ironwood Hospital and willing to uphold the Auxiliary's mission. Membership dues are:

  • $5 per year for members.

To learn about becoming an Auxilian, please call the Auxiliary office at 906-932-7627.

 

Auxiliary OB Renovation Fundraiser

The Aspirus Ironwood Auxiliary is currently raising funds to renovate the Aspirus Ironwood OB Department. This project will drastically improve the experience for those families welcoming a new member into lives. The fundraising goal is $100,000. To donate to this fundraiser, please contast the Aspirus Ironwood Hospital Gift Shop or call 906-932-7627. 

This project includes:

  • New Flooring
  • New Signage
  • New Comfortable Furniture
  • New Doors and Hand Rails
  • Replacement of Tub into Shower
  • New Lighting
  • New Artwork

 

Upcoming Events

  • Book Fair - The Aspirus Ironwood Auxiliary hosts two book fairs each year. The next book fair will be DATE, DATE at the Aspirus Ironwood Clinic. 
  • Geneva Sheet Sale - The Aspirus Ironwood Auxiliary hosts one sheet sale each year. The next sheet sale will be DATE, DATE at the Aspirus Ironwood Clinic.
  • Tree of Love/Celebration Tree Lighting - For more information about this annual event, please see the item below.
Gift Shop

 

Gift Shop

The Aspirus Ironwood Auxiliary Shop is located on the first floor between the Aspirus Ironwood Hospital and Clinic and is operated entirely by Auxiliary volunteers. The Gift Shop is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (excluding holidays), and carries a wide range of unique gift items. The gift shop includes fresh brewed Starbucks Coffee beverages and Tazo Tea.

 

Auxiliary Volunteer Opportunities

As an Auxilian, you will meet new people, build friendships and gain great personal rewards from your work. You can decide how much time to volunteer weekly, monthly or for a limited time each year. Volunteer training is provided in all areas. There are a variety of Auxiliary volunteer opportunities to choose from, such as:

  • Hospital Gift Shop—assist with cashiering, decorating, ordering, pricing or stocking merchandise.
  • Prayer Shawls - knit or crochet shawls for patients and family members to comfort them during treatment and to take home with them following their care.
  • Fundraising—help raise funds for major gifts and medical equipment for Aspirus Ironwood Hospital. Activities and events vary from year to year. Recent fundraisers have included gift basket raffles; plant and book sales; holiday bake sale; a spring and summer craft fair and much more.
  • Auxiliary Support—keep the Auxiliary strong and growing by helping in a support role, such as new member recruitment, member mailings, Focus quarterly member newsletter, publicity and historian activities, health education, public policy, and committee and board involvement.
 

 

Tree of Love and Celebration Tree

The Aspirus Ironwood Auxiliary proudly lights a pair of trees each holiday season with lights that can be purchased for those honored in memory of those we love (Tree of Love) or to celebrate the happy and special life events such as births, weddings, graduations, anniversaries or whatever you have to celebrate (Celebration Tree). The trees are lit in early December and light are $5/each. Lights for either tree can be purchased year round and forms for purchasing light can be picked up at the Aspirus Ironwood Auxiliary Gift Shop.

 

Scholarships

Our Auxiliary awards scholarships each year to students furthering their education. Aspirus Ironwood employees, Auxiliary members, volunteers and immediate family members are eligible. 

Traditional scholarships of $1,000 are awarded each spring to graduating seniors from Gogebic County, Mich., or Iron County, Wis. Scholarships are awarded in May and the call for applications are made in February of the previous academic year.

Please click here to download the scholarship application.