Natividad Medical Center is Proud to Celebrate 50 Years of Volunteerism in 2010!
SALINAS, CA (April 13th, 2010) – For 50 years, the Auxiliary volunteers have been familiar and friendly faces at Natividad Medical Center, whether they are in the gift shop, assisting patients and visitors at the information desk or helping raising funds for a variety of hospital projects.
In recognition of National Volunteer Week April 18th – 24th and in honor of Natividad Medical Center’s 50th Year of Volunteer Auxiliary in 2010, Natividad Medical Center is shining the spotlight on its dedicated Auxiliary volunteers. In the fiscal year 2008-2009, the 450-member plus Auxiliary gifted more than 52,500 hours of volunteer time to the hospital. Over the last 50 years, the Auxiliary has donated more than 2,000,000 hours of service since at Natividad Medical Center.
The Auxiliary oversees and coordinates several activities each year, to include oversight of the NMC Gift Shop, the infant car seat donation and give away campaign and the NMC wheelchair program.
"Our volunteers provide countless contributions to the hospital on a daily basis for which we are undoubtedly grateful," said Harry Weis. “We appreciate their dedication toward helping the community and the hospital and salute them for a job well done."
For more information or to join the Natividad Medical Center Volunteer Auxiliary, please call (831) 755-4215.
About Natividad Medical Center
Natividad Medical Center is a 172-bed acute care medical center owned and operated by Monterey County, and has been providing healthcare for more than 120 years. A public community hospital, Natividad Medical Center emphasizes the care of women, children and families and offers comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic and specialty care. Natividad is the only teaching hospital on the Central Coast, through its affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). With a medical staff of more than 235 physicians, Natividad’s mission is to continually improve the health status of the people of Monterey County through access to affordable, high-quality healthcare services. Natividad is based in Salinas, California. For more information, please call 831-755-4111 or visit www.natividad.com.