Northside Hospital Duluth & Gwinnett Auxiliary

What Is the Auxiliary?

The Gwinnett Medical Center Auxiliary is the fundraising arm of our volunteer force. The Auxiliary has raised more than $1.5 million for GMC since its inception in 1984, contributing to a wide variety of areas.

Current and past donations:

  • GMC Foundation’s Open Heart Campaign
  • TIME MATTERS in the fight against Breast Cancer
  • GECC transport van for residents
  • Palliative Care Program
  • Strings of Mercy Music Therapy Program
  • New dining, lobby and outdoor furniture for GECC
  • NICU Campaign
  • Sponsor of the GMC Foundation Gala
  • Sponsor of the GMC Foundation Miles Mason, Jr. Golf Tournament

The Auxiliary raises a majority of its funds through the gift shops in Duluth and Lawrenceville. It also raises funds through special sales such as books, art, jewelry, uniforms and linens.

As a member of the Auxiliary, you can join a variety of committees, including:

  • Miss GECC Pageant—Sponsored by the Auxiliary for residents of our nursing home facility.
  • Special Sales—Assist with vendor sales at check-out.
  • Breakfast with Santa—Children of associates are treated to refreshments and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.
  • GECC Birthday Parties—The Auxiliary sponsors a monthly birthday party for the residents of our nursing home facility.
  • GECC Cart—Auxiliary members provide a monthly cart stocked with items at a very discounted price.

Other projects include:

  • Afghans/lap blankets—Lovingly made for residents of Gwinnett Extended Care Facility.