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Friends of Henry County Health Center

Join the Friends of Henry County Health Center where we work together to make a difference! Membership is open to individuals of all genders and ages who desire to work as a team to accomplish great things. Friends members are instrumental in the growth of HCHC by their support and encouragement, and we always welcome new members!

Did you know that the Friends of Henry County Health Center….

  • Provides stuffed animals for children who use services at the health center;
  • Operates the Friends of HCHC Gift Shop;
  • Provides new parents with a smoke alarm/carbon monoxide detector for the baby’s room;
  • Awards scholarships/loans to students pursuing education in a healthcare field;
  • Operates Lifeline, a personal emergency medical alert response system.

The HCHC Auxiliary was formed in 1962 to promote the mission of Henry County Health Center through activities, programs and fundraising approved by the membership and the HCHC Board of Trustees. The Auxiliary transitioned to Friends of Henry County Health Center in 2017. Our $5 dues paid yearly are used to support health career scholarships, equipment purchases and numerous other community and hospital programs. Every fall we hold a Soup Supper to raise money for the healthcare scholarships. Members are asked to help with this once-a-year fundraiser by either donating a few hours of their time, a food or baked good donation, or a small monetary donation. Other fundraisers include the Masquerade $5 Jewelry and Accessories Sale, The Nutman Co. Sale, Holiday Fudge Sale as well as revenue from the HCHC Gift Shop.

You don’t have to commit a large amount of time to the Friends of HCHC; just being a member shows your support. However, if you want to get involved, there are numerous opportunities to do so.

Are you ready to join this fun and rewarding organization? Call 319-385-6524 for more information or mail your $5 dues to Friends of Henry County Health Center, 407 S. White Street, Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641.

Healthcare Scholarships

Friends of Henry County Health Center are offering Loans/Scholarships to deserving individuals interested in a health occupation. Applicants must be a resident of Henry County or a current associate of Henry County Health Center, or a member of the immediate family of a Henry County Health Center associate. Applicants are not restricted to programs within the State of Iowa, but Henry County Health Center reserves the right to review the program.

2024 Friends of HCHC Scholarship Application

All Friends members are invited to our monthly meetings, which are held on the second Monday of every month at 10:00 a.m. in the Harvest Room at Henry County Health Center. For more information, call 319-385-6524.