About Our Auxiliaries
Being a member of one of our four hospital auxiliaries affords a stimulating opportunity for social interaction with other dedicated people working together to support our community hospitals. Men and women of all ages participate in rewarding activities. Get involved in a fundraising committee or lend your support in a variety of other ways. No matter what, your membership is vital to the work of our auxiliaries.
UPMC Susquehanna auxiliaries include:
- The City Hospitals Auxiliary (Williamsport and Divine Providence)
- Lock Haven Auxiliary
- Muncy Auxiliary
- Soldiers & Sailors Auxiliary
City Hospitals Auxiliary
Mission: The purpose of the Auxiliary is to advance the welfare of, and render service to, UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport city hospitals, namely Divine Providence Williamsport patients, families, service partners and community members, as well as its nonprofit affiliate corporations through programs and activities approved by the Auxiliary Board of Directors and hospital corporate leaders.
Major fundraisers and projects: Autumn Fest and Car Show; Lights of Love; Uniform, Jewelry, Book, Linen and Purse Sales; and Special Just for Fun Programs
Monthly meetings: Board meets third Tuesday of every month at 12:30 pm in the Divine Providence Boardroom, except July & December. Full member meetings twice a year as scheduled. Annual brunch for all members in June.
Membership contact: Volunteer Services, (570) 321-2215
UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven Auxiliary
Mission: To improve the quality of health care provided to our patients and community through fundraising and service.
President: Sue Counsil
Major fundraisers and projects: Two annual $1,200 Scholarsips; Uniform Sale; Annual July Tea Party
Monthly meetings: Third Monday at 1 p.m. in Senior Activities Room - main floor of the hospital
Membership contact: Judy Carpenter, Auxiliary Secretary, (570) 723-0191
Muncy Valley Hospital Auxiliary
Mission: To support the services and goals of UPMC Susquehanna Muncy including the Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
President: Joanie Wallis
Major fundraisers and projects: Lawn Party, Lights of Love, Uniform Sales, Christmas Tea for Muncy Service Partners and Volunteers, the Repasz Band Concert and Special Just for Fun Programs
Monthly meetings: Quarterly on the third Monday in March, June, September and December, 2 pm, at the hospital.
Membership contact: Cyndy Whipple, Membership Chairperson, (570) 546-4153
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
Mission: Our mission is to improve the quality of healthcare provided to our patients and community through fundraising and service.
President: Lee Mentzer
Major fundraisers and projects: Holiday Shopping Soiree; Autumn Basket Raffle; Two Annual $1,000 Scholarships; Laurel Festival Parade Float; and Uniform, Book, Jewelry, Boyd's Bears, Miche Bag, and Linen Sales.
Monthly meeting: Third Tuesday at noon every other month in Soldiers+ Sailors Board Room
Membership contact: Faith Preston, Auxiliary/Volunteer Coordinator (570) 723-0191
Opportunities for development of leadership skills are offered through positions of responsibility within each organization. State and regional meetings give members the opportunity to network, share ideas and make leadership roles challenging and satisfying.
UPMC Susquehanna auxiliaries are members of the Pennsylvania Association of Hospital Auxiliaries (PAHA) and participate in activities of the Central Region Association (a geographical division of PAHA).