2018 Auxiliary Highlights

Our Volunteers: Making the BRMC Difference!

In 2018 we had 500 volunteers who worked a total of 84,030 hours. Thank you all for your invaluable support!

Arkansas Hospital Auxiliary Association Awards & Service:

  • Received 5 Star Award of Excellence from the AHAA
  • Judy Shaffer installed as AHAA State Secretary
  • Judy Shaffer, AHAA North Central District Chair (Completed Term)
  • Jean Adams, AHAA North Central District Scholarship Chair (Completed Term)
  • Awarded AHAA North Central District Community Service Award Spring 2018 for Collection of Cleaning & Hygiene Items for Care Center Ministries

Donations:

from Bargain Box Thrift shops, Pink-A-Dilly Gift Shop & other fundraisers

  • BRMC Inpatient Rehab $500,000 Commitment – $100,000
  • Budget Commitment to BRMC – 93,945
  • BRMC Women & Newborn Care Center Commitment – 50,000
  • Lend-A-Hand Community Fund Drive – 50,000
  • Save a A Life Ambulance Campaign – 50,000
  • Annual Donation in Honor of Barney Larry – 25,000
  • Pressure Ulcer Prevention Equipment for ICU – 24,148
  • Admissions Furniture – 20,000
  • New Furniture for Hensley Behavioral Health Unit – 20,000
  • Newborn Hearing Screening Machine for WNCC – 16,000
  • Bariatric Wheelchairs for Cline Emergency Center (4) – 8,800
  • New Furniture for Waiting Area Physical Therapy – 5,000
  • New Furniture for Education Department – 5,000
  • Blanket Warmers for BRMC Medical Specialists Oncology Patients – 2,500
  • Blankets for WNCC – 2,160
  • Dr. Robert Kerr Medical Scholarship – 1,000
  • Event Sponsorships:
    Masquerade Ball – 1,000
    Hangin’ Out in the Hangar – 1,000
    Blues, Brews & BBQ – 1,000
    Pink for Peitz Rodeo – 1,000
    Nurses’ Week Fun Run – 500
    Women’s Health Forum – 225
  • Memorials to Hospital Foundation – 950
  • Total – $479,228


Other Auxiliary Projects:

  • BRMC Corporate Volunteer program
  • H.E.L.P. Helmet Emergency Labeling program
  • Look Before You Lock Child Car Safety
  • Alzheimer’s Awareness with Broyles Foundation
  • Baxter Regional Medical Center/KTLO Annual Health Fair & Expo
  • Arkansas Hospital Auxiliary Association member
  • Christmas Gift Wrap project
  • Best Choice Save-A-Label Program