Mercy Medical Center Volunteer Organization
The Mercy Medical Center Volunteer Organization operates under the umbrella of Mercy Medical Center and is a part of Affinity Health System. This organization of volunteers is dedicated to the needs of Mercy Medical Center, its patients, visitors and employees. The volunteers assist Mercy Medical Center in promoting the health and welfare of the community and conducts fundraising activities for the services of Mercy Medical Center, community health related programs and local student scholarships. The volunteers raise funds through the Gift Shop and other special events.
The Mercy Medical Center Volunteer Organization is a member of the Partners of the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA). Partners provide a forum for exchanging information about the current hospital environment and how other hospitals are structuring their volunteer programs. They also exchange information about fundraising ideas. The WHA is a political health care lobbying force in Madison. The organization offers opportunities for leadership. Committees work on various projects ranging from health education and public policy to chairing fundraisers.
Mercy Medical Center Volunteers Advisory Board 2012-2013
Community Health Education
Members at Large
The Mercy Medical Center Volunteer Organization raises funds through the Gift Shop and other sales throughout the course of the year. Funds raised in 2012 are contributed as follows:
|Mercy Health Foundation Projects:|
|Mercy Strong Cancer Care Project||$20,000|
|Employee Emergency Life Crisis Fund||$592|
|Donation to provide yarn for baby hats||$428|
|Nursing (UW Oshkosh)||$3,000|
|Radiologic Technology (Mercy)||$3,000|
|High School Student Volunteer||$500|
|Volunteer Recruitment Drive||$368|