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Advancing the Interests of St. Luke’s

The Auxiliary of St. Luke’s University Hospital

Our Mission

The mission of The Auxiliary shall be to advance the interests of St. Luke’s Hospitals, the St. Luke’s School of Nursing and the Medical School of Temple University/St. Luke’s University Health Network. The Auxiliary shall render service, give financial aid and promote public awareness of the health and educational initiatives of St. Luke’s Hospitals for its patients and its hospital community.

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."
- Benjamin Franklin

Providing Assistance and Support to St. Luke’s

Women and men who join the Auxiliary (established in 1874) of St. Luke’s Hospital make lasting friendships while providing essential assistance, support and financial aid for many of the hospital's needs. If you are interested in meeting and helping people, you can contribute both physically and/or financially in many ways. You may be as active as your time and commitment permits. Members are invited to attend luncheons, bus trips and other social and educational events.


The benefits of Auxiliary membership include:

  • Meet new people, make lasting friendships and learn new skills
  • Support St. Luke’s Hospitals and its mission
  • Invitations to Auxiliary member and social events 
  • Receive Auxiliary member directory
  • Receive newsletters with Auxiliary news and health information, as well as other hospital publications
  • Member card with discount for Hospital Gift Shops 


The membership year runs July 1 to June 30. All dues are tax deductible. The membership directory will be printed in December.
  • Annual Membership - $10
  • Star Membership - $25
  • Lifetime Membership - $250


Auxiliary committees provide an opportunity to get involved:

  • Charity Ball
  • Classic on the Green Golf Tournament
  • Gift Shops
  • Health education and legislation
  • Membership and social events
  • Pediatric holiday parties
  • Accounting/finance
  • Marketing/PR/social media

Opportunities for Hospital volunteer participation (both patient- and non-patient contact) including:

  • Gift Shops
  • Other in-hospital volunteering: the director of volunteer services can match you with the position that best meets your needs

Call us at 1-866-STLUKES (785-8537) or send an e-mail for an application and additional information. Or, please download the brochure and application. Please complete and mail the application and your check to:

The Auxiliary of St. Luke’s University Hospital
Attention: Membership Chair
801 Ostrum Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Auxiliary Board

Executive Committee

Amy Thompson President
Fran Fisher Vice President
Ann Marie Brogle Immediate Past President
Barbara Burger Recording Secretary
Paulette Sapoch Treasurer
Winnie Melinsky
Asst. Treasurer
Melissa Capobianco Corresponding Secretary
Kris Warner Board of Trustees Representative
Elizabeth Malacoff Parliamentarian
Tina Connar Member-At-Large
Virginia Oskin Member-At-Large


“Classic on the Green” Golf Tournament

  • Pat Schoenen   

Wish List

  • Pat Herman

Fashion Show

  • Tina Connar
  • Pat Schoenen
  • Faith Ann Ryan

Special Sales

  • Barbara Burger
  • Ann Marie Brogle
  • Amy Thompson

Health Education and Legislation

  • Christine Mira


  • Samantha Alexander


  • Lynda Ivarsson 


  • Jennifer Van De Voorde

St. Luke’s Charity Ball

  • Eileen Taff


  • Tina Connar
  • Mark Connar


  • Jean Coakley

Community Outreach

  • Ann Marie Zaladonis

School of Nursing/Medical School

  • Teresa Kara

Member at Large

  • Kelly Dunn
  • Tania Marsh
  • Emma Reynolds

We look forward to meeting you! Thank you for joining us!