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Join The Women's Auxiliary The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary is a volunteer, educational and fundraising arm of The Salvation Army in the Palm Beach County Area Command. The Auxiliary sponsors initiatives that enrich the lives of local citizens by meeting them at their point of need. These initiatives include:
  • Angel Tree, a program providing clothing and toys for children, families and individuals at Christmas.
  • The Salvation Army Northwest Community Center, providing character development, educational opportunities and musical training through education and recreational programs;
  • Center of Hope,a residential facility with programs designed to transition homeless men back into the community;
  • Additionally, the Auxiliary provides funding for a variety of programs and services in the Palm Beach County area.
As a member of the Auxiliary, you will be among friends who have their hearts in the community, and their minds dedicated to changing lives. For Information please contact Sharon Smith at 561-686-3530 x26291

The Function of The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary is fundraising and rendering volunteer service.  Its purposes are to assist The Salvation Army with a particular part or all of the programs carried on at its institutions, and in cooperation with The Salvation Army Advisory Board, to assist with Salvation Army activities in the community.


 WHAT WE DO:

  • Assist with The Salvation Army Christmas Angel Tree Program and Toy Shop: Interview Families, Prepare Angel tags, Staff Angel Tree booths, Distribute Toys & Food, Ring a bell at the Kettle
  • Assist at Northwest Community Center: Help with special events/programs, Become a mentor
  • Have fun being "Crafty Ladies": Help make the various favors for nursing homes, Assist when needed to prepare items for the Hearts of Gold luncheon, Enjoy lunch and fellowship
  • Organize our annual fund-raiser, the Hearts of Gold Luncheon: Help organize annual fund-raiser, the Hearts of Gold, Assist with the Silent Auction - obtain items, Dress a doll, Buy a table for ten and invite your friends, Assist with decorating
  • Enjoy social events to raise funds: Buy a table for four to enjoy lunch and games, Assist with food preparation and service, Canvas friends and neighbors for clothing articles for the "Gently Used" Fashion Show, or be a model
  • Assist The Salvation Army with disaster relief work: Prepare food, Sort donated relief items, Volunteer to work on the Mobile Canteens
  • Enable the Auxiliary to run smoothly: Clerical support, Be a lifeline using your home telephone, Take a leadership position by volunteering to chair committees, Be ready to volunteer your time when asked to be one of the "workers" on an Auxiliary committee, Invite others to join
  • Give aid to the Center of Hope Transitional Housing: Bring toiletries for clients, Offer time to assist in Social Services

For further information on becomign an Auxiliary member of on their fund-raising efforts contact Sharon Smith @ 561-686-3530 x26291 or sharon_smith@uss.salvationarmy.org