A primary goal of the Auxiliary is to raise money to help the Hospital buy additional equipment, including state-of-the-art computer technology, and provide special services that make the patient’s hospital stay more comfortable and more rewarding.
To raise these funds, the Auxiliary engages in special projects managed by its volunteers. These include:
The Retail Therapy gift shop, located in the lobby, serves the gift and notions needs of patients, visitors, and hospital staff members.
The CareLink® Medical Alert Service helps keep your loved ones safe and secure while maintaining independence within their home. CareLink allows anyone living at home to quickly summon help at the touch of a button 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
In cooperation with the Central Illinois Community Blood Center (sole supplier of blood to Carlinville Area Hospital & Clinics), the Auxiliary-sponsored blood drives do not directly generate money but do provide life-saving blood to Carlinville Area Hospital & Clinics and other healthcare facilities in Central Illinois.
The Auxiliary’s Greeting/Escort service provides volunteers stationed in the Carlinville Area Hospital & Clinics lobby to greet patients and visitors and direct them to their destination in the hospital or the attached Medical Office Building.