Your Community Hospital - Right Where You Live
The Sartori Auxiliary celebrated their 60th anniversary in 2014. In April 2014, the Auxiliary voted on a name change. The Auxiliary group will now be known as "Friends of Sartori Memorial Hospital".
This organization gives over 20,000 hours a year of volunteer service to the hospital in various capacities from staffing the Gift Shop, the Information Desk, Surgical Waiting Desk and helping in Ambulatory Surgery. Volunteers help in other ways such as typing, filing, baking cookies and various special events.
The Friends of Sartori have carried on the tradition, first beginning many years ago by the nurses at Sartori, of doing a May Breakfast. Members bake coffee cakes for this event, cook and serve breakfast to over 1,000 persons in the community. For the past 29 years, the Friends have sponsored a Festival of Trees that has raised over $1.7 million for the hospital and is truly a gift to our community.
Today, the Friends of Sartori Memorial Hospital has 225 members. The hospital continues to be very grateful for all the assistance the Friends and volunteers provide to Sartori.
To find out how you can join the Friends group, call 319-268-3161 for dues and membership information.
2017 - 2018 Friends of Sartori Memorial Hospital Board
Cynthia Kenyon, President
Martha Kroese, First Vice President
Kay Carpenter, Secretary
Arlene Schwarzenbach, Treasurer
Joan Duea, Past President
Gail Thornton, Parliamentarian
Christy Stolz, Foundation Liaison
Additional Board Committee Members: Linda Brooks, Dixie Madsen, Phyllis Steele, Bev Michael, Bobbette Fortney, Carol Phillips and Margaret Shay
Sartori Gift Shop, open at the hospital.
The May Breakfast is a Sartori fundraising tradition since 1931
The Festival of Trees
Various jewelry & book sales
Sartori Memorial Hospital Gift Shop
Located at Sartori Memorial Hospital, 515 College Street in Cedar Falls, has a wide variety of gift items, candy and magazines. The store is also sales tax free.
Store hours are:
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.