The Saint Francis Medical Center Auxiliary was founded in 1959. The objective of this ecumenical group is to provide services to Medical Center patients, stimulate interest in the welfare of the Medical Center, promote a cooperative relationship between local citizens and the Medical Center and to support Saint Francis financially through fundraising events. With nearly 450
Auxiliary members and volunteers, the Auxiliary coordinates the following initiatives at Saint Francis.
Volunteering offers adults the opportunity to serve their community, make new friends and enrich their lives. To volunteer, please print and complete our application form, and return it to the Foundation office. For more information, call 573-331-5166.
Around The Clock Medical Alarms
If you’re unable to reach a phone, it could be hours or days before needed attention is received. With a medical alert system, police and fire personnel, as well as your family and friends, are just the push of a button away.
Our systems allow you to remain independent in the comfort of your home while having the peace of mind knowing that help will be there when you need it the most.
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Saint Francis Medical Center features a gift shop for the convenience of patients and visitors. An assortment of merchandise is available, including:
- Live plants and fresh floral arrangements
- Greeting cards
- Religious articles and inspirational items
- Willow Tree angels and figurines
- Enesco’s “Foundations” angels
- Trendy Apparel
- Handbags, scarves and jewelry
- Unique Auxiliary Creations
- Woodwick Candles
- Special holiday selections
- Gift certificates
- Baby gifts
- Picture frames
- Plush and Musical Animals
- Coffee mugs and giftware
The Tower Gift Shop hours are 8 am-5 pm, Monday through Friday. The gift shop is run through the Saint Francis Auxiliary and Volunteers. All profits are used to help support patient care services. Gift certificates are also available for purchase. For more information on the gift shop, call 573-331-5820.
Healthcare Scholarship Program
The Saint Francis Foundation and Auxiliary Healthcare Scholarship Program was created in 1987. Since its inception, the program has provided more than $441,000 in education scholarships to college students in an effort to encourage participation in professional healthcare careers. Scholarships are awarded annually.
Junior volunteers must be between the ages of 14 and 17. Areas of service include admitting and transporting patients and assisting at information desks.
Sign up for the Summer Junior Volunteer Program at Saint Francis Medical Center! All junior volunteers must attend an orientation class prior to the start of volunteer service.
Registration for 2016 is closed.
Tele-Care is a service that provides a reassuring phone call each day to those who live alone, are retired, widowed, recovering from an illness or who just need to be checked on a daily basis.
Auxiliary membership is open to both men and women in the community. Membership fees are $5 per person annually or $100 per person for a lifetime.
For more information on the Auxiliary and volunteer opportunities, call 573-331-5166.
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