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Thank you for entrusting us with your health care. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be feeling about coronavirus (also known as COVID-19). With your care and safety in mind, we are changing how we provide some services.

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Auxilian Advocates for Health

The mission of the auxiliary is to raise funds and share talents to address health needs in the Faribault community and further the mission of District One Hospital.

The auxiliary raises funds for non-budgeted, health-related items through a variety of activities. The donation list for 2017 includes:

Hospital donations

  • furnishings for new Emergency Department
  • device charging stations
  • reclining chairs for overnight guests
  • televisions
  • infusion chair
  • rocking chair and equipment for the Birth Center
  • scale for Surgical Services
  • pediatric gifts and toys
  • head wraps for patients receiving chemotherapy

Community support 

  • medical prescription assistance program
  • Jan Wegner Nursing Scholarship fund for hospital nurses seeking additional nursing education
  • hardship program for patients with non-medical needs 

Membership in the auxiliary is open to any community member seeking to support the auxiliary mission and wishing to give their time. Annual membership is $20 per year.Lifetime membership is $75. Hospital, auxiliary and hospice volunteers who donate twenty or more hours within a year earn an auxiliary membership for the following year. 

For more information
Call 507-497-3527 or email

Auxiliary membership is open to the public.