Overlake Medical Center Auxiliaries
Auxiliary members are dedicated volunteers with a mission to support medical excellence at Overlake through community engagement and fundraising. Auxilians played a critical role in Overlake’s founding, and today, more than 80 committed advocates continue to provide tremendous support for Overlake.
Kristi Feder accepts
Auxilian of the Year
Membership in the Auxiliaries is open to all community members who want to share their talents, meet new friends, have some fun and support Overlake. We'd love to have you! To find out more about volunteering with the Auxiliaries, contact us at 425-688-5527 or by e-mail.
Congratulations to Kristi Feder, our Auxilian of the Year! Kristi has been an invaluable member of the Auxiliaries for the last 13 years, dedicating countless hours and serving in many leadership roles.
Thank you Kristi!
The Auxiliaries host a wide variety of events and activities throughout the year. Here is a listing of each, the service lines they support and some of their upcoming activities.
Each year, the Auxiliaries come together to host the Bandage Ball, their signature event and Overlake’s most anticipated and successful fundraiser. Over the years, the Bandage Ball has raised millions of dollars to ensure Overlake continues to provide Medical excellence every day.
Save the date for the next Bandage Ball on March 29, 2014 at The Hyatt Regency Bellevue.
New committee members are always welcome.
Cancer Center Auxiliary
Auxilians work together to supplement Cancer Center services including educational, emotional, and psychological support for patients and their families who are living with cancer.
The Auxiliary will host the next annual Tree of Hope candle lighting ceremony and reception, with proceeds supporting cancer services and patient assistance at Overlake on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 in the hospital main lobby.
Ed Fitzgerald Auxiliary
Each year Eastside residents look forward to this Auxiliary's candy sale in November. The delicious chocolate-covered toffee sale raises funds for emergent hospital needs.
Jill Wikstrom's Dreamcatchers Auxiliary
Dreamcatchers is comprised of nurses and staff from various hospital departments who grant dreams and wishes to Overlake employees in unique circumstances. They host an annual Bake Sale during the holidays and a Tax Incentive Raffle in April to raise funds to help fellow Overlake employees facing challenging circumstances.
Roger Stark Cardiac & Stroke Auxiliary
This Auxiliary's mission to support the needs of Overlake’s cardiac and stroke patients comes straight from the heart. Their annual Fashions from the Heart fashion show and year-round bridge tournament help support Overlake's comprehensive cardiovascular services.
Sonja Potter Senior Care Auxiliary
Sonja Potter Auxilians come together to support Overlake’s health services for seniors through community awareness and fundraising with their popular Garage Sale and Pancake Breakfast.
Touching Tiny Hearts
Touching Tiny Hearts is the only teen-run auxiliary at Overlake. It is based out of Eastlake High School and raises funds for the NICU through bake sales, car washes and community family fun nights.