Keeping Children Safe

Auxiliary Board

The Auxiliary is a group of community members who create and organize various fund-raising events that benefit Relief Nursery programs. Members of the Auxiliary can be involved as much or as little as their time allows. Without the help of the Auxiliary, the families at the Relief Nursery would not receive the special attention they deserve for their commitment to better their lives and the lives of their children.

Auxiliary Board Leadership

Shelly Fretwell, President
Kate Enyeart, Vice President
Megan Post, Secretary
Erin Matthews, Past Co-President
Sagen Olson, Past Co-President
Monica Aaron
Jeff Chandler
Jackie Zito

Auxiliary Calendar of Events

Pamper Me Day

This is a special event the Auxiliary puts together in the spring and fall for Relief Nursery parents. This evening is dedicated to giving parents a relaxing break from parenting with free childcare provided and an opportunity to be pampered. Parents are treated to a free hair cut and style from Reflections Salon, chair massage, nail services, goodie bags, and dinner.

Spring Social

Every spring Auxiliary members and their guests meet to celebrate the achievements made throughout the past year and to announce the new president for the upcoming year.

Fall Luncheon

In the fall new board members are introduced and guests and members learn about the various volunteer opportunities at the Relief Nursery.

Thanksgiving Baskets

The Auxiliary makes beautiful baskets with items for a Thanksgiving dinner, including a turkey, for Relief Nursery Families.

Holiday Hearts

In early November, the Auxiliary creates heart ornaments for community Giving Trees. Each ornament represents a child’s holiday gift wish. Last year over 1500 heart ornaments were created and all of the children’s wishes were fulfilled by our generous and caring community.

If you’re interested in joining the Auxiliary or would like more information, please contact the Development Office.

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Our Mission:
Relief Nursery prevents the cycle of child abuse and neglect through early intervention that focuses on building successful and resilient children, strengthening parents, and preserving families.

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