St. Luke's University Health Network


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 Hospital and the School of Nursing. The Auxiliary shall render service, give financial aid and promote public awareness of the health and educational initiatives of St. Luke's Hospital 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 Hospital 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
  • Student - $10
  • Family - $25


Auxiliary committees provide an opportunity to get involved:

  • Auxiliary Gardens
  • Charity Ball
  • Classic on the Green Golf Tournament
  • Fashion Show 
  • Gift Shops
  • Health education and legislation
  • Membership and social events
  • Pediatric holiday parties
  • Special one-day sales
  • Accounting/finance
  • Marketing/PR/social media

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

  • Gift Shops
  • Gift Cart
  • Lobby sales
  • 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

See the 2013 Annual Meeting Presentation 

Executive Committee 2013-2014

Virginia Oskin President
Teresa Kara Presidential Advisor
Rosina Perin Nassry Vice President
Ann Marie Brogle Recording Secretary
Ann Marie Zaladonis Assistant Recording Secretary
Paulette Sapoch Treasurer
Christine Salgado Asst. Treasurer
Kris Warner Corresponding Secretary
Elizabeth Malacoff Parliamentarian
Christina Connar Trustee Representative
Llyena Boylan Member-At-Large
Ashley Russo Member-At-Large
Patricia Schoenen Member-At-Large


“Classic on the Green” Golf Tournament

  • Pat Schoenen (Chair) 

Membership and Social Events

  • Missy Capobianco

Fashion Show

  • Maggie Prorok Stoneback (Chair 2013) 

Gift Shops

  • Rosina Perin Nassry (Chair)
  • Tina Connar
  • Virginia Oskin
  • Patricia Schoenen

Health Education and Legislation

  • Patricia Herman (Chair)


  • Kris Warner (Chair)


  • Lynda Ivarsson (Chair)


  • Ashley Russo (Media Relations)
  • Barbara Burger (Member Communications)
  • Jennifer Van De Voorde (Member Communications)
  • TBA (Social Media)

102nd Annual St. Luke's Charity Ball
May 2, 2014

  • Patricia Schoenen (Chair)
  • Virginia Oskin (Vice Chair)
  • Jack and Faith Ryan (Honorary Chairs) 
Special Sales
  • Joy Knecht 


  • Elizabeth Malacoff
  • Karen Samuels


  • Georgina Winfield
    Director, Volunteer Services

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

Make a Difference

Help us make a difference to those who need advanced and compassionate health care.


Charity Ball

St. Luke's Charity Ball

Join the Auxiliary of
St. Luke's Hospital in
celebrating the annual
Charity Ball.

You can help us make a difference!