LEBANON, Mo.—The Missouri Hospital Association has just notified Mercy Hospital Lebanon that its volunteer group has been named Auxiliary of the Year for volunteer organizations of its size.
Mercy Hospital Lebanon Auxiliary's 55 members contributed more than $51,000 to the community last year, which includes $22,682 spent for hospital equipment and college scholarships of $13,000. From June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2012 auxiliary members donated nearly 121,000 hours of their time. Auxiliary members do everything from hosting community forums on topics like skin cancer awareness to sitting with terminally ill patients and reading, singing, or holding their hand.
There's always room for more volunteers. If you're interested, just call (417) 533-6100.