Iowa Lutheran Hospital Auxiliary - Des Moines

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About the Auxiliary

The Iowa Lutheran Auxiliary is a member-based program with the mission to support services and activities benefiting patients, the community and Iowa Lutheran Hospital. The Auxiliary has raised more than $3 Million and continues to touch almost every area of the hospital. Now nearly 500 members strong, the Iowa Lutheran Hospital Auxiliary proudly holds the honor of being the oldest hospital auxiliary in the city.

Auxiliary Membership

By completing your Auxiliary Membership, you are joining a great organization. Together we make such a difference in the lives of the patients, families and staff we serve through volunteering and the gifts we raise. As you are completing your membership form, if you have questions, please call Ashley Thompson at (515) 241-8108.

The membership year is from January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2023.

Auxiliary Highlights

Education Endowment
To help support Iowa Lutheran Hospital employees to further their education and career aspirations, the Auxiliary has awarded 146 scholarships totaling over $95,000.
Not New Shop
Bringing in a net sum of nearly $100,000 last year, the Auxiliary's thrift store, Not New Shop, located across the street from the hospital, generates community interest while raising money for projects.
Sewing Committee
For babies born at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines hospitals, the Auxiliary has a volunteer sewing committee who make bibs as gifts to the newborns.
Auxilary Volunteer Newsletter
To learn more about the Auxiliary, or to receive a complimentary issue of the Auxiliary Volunteer (Aux-Vol) newsletter, please call (515) 263-5227.

Iowa Lutheran Auxiliary Timeline