The Orange City Area Health System Auxiliary was organized to promote and advance the welfare of the health system. Membership is open to all patrons of Orange City Area Health System.

Some of the projects supported by the Auxiliary include:

• Gift Garden
This unique boutique gift shop is located in the lobby of the Orange City Area Health System main campus and is staffed by knowledgeable volunteers. Profits from the sale of gifts, novelty items, home décor, coffee, and goodies go directly to patient programs and needs and for new health system technology and equipment.

Lobby sales and fundraisers

• Masquerade jewelry and accessories sale

• Purse-n-ality purse and accessories sale

• Trivia Night

• Spring plant sale

• Schwans truckload sale

• Book sale

• Holiday open house and bake sale

• Iowa vs. Iowa State candy sale

• Mountain Man Fruit & Nut Co. sale


Senior care

• Decorate Christmas cookies

• Art projects

• Play Bingo


If you are interested in becoming part of the OCAHS Auxiliary, call Mary Plathe, Volunteer Services Coordinator, at 737-5349 or email her at