Auxiliary Board

Auxiliary Board Mission

Relief Nursery’s Auxiliary Board supports the immediate and long term needs of families we serve through fundraising and volunteerism.

Auxiliary Board Leadership

Ashley Mielenz, President
Danielle Thomas, Secretary
Shelly Fretwell, Past President
Heather Gabbert
Lynne Gately
Kelsea Meier

Auxiliary Projects

Pamper Me Day

This special event is dedicated to giving Relief Nursery parents a relaxing break 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, childcare and dinner.

Continuing Education Scholarships

The Auxiliary Board fundraises for and awards scholarships to Relief Nursery parents who are furthering their education by attending a university, community college or trade school.

Special Fundraising Projects

Auxiliary organizes fundraisers to benefit our family support fund, which directs one-time gifts to families who have an unexpected expense that would be harmful to their family situation if left unpaid, like a high utility bill, a flat tire, bus fare, document fees, etc. Fundraisers in recent years have included painting nights at Vino and Vango, Trivia Night, and Bowling Night at Lane 25.

Holiday Hearts

Each November, Auxiliary helps create heart ornaments for community Giving Trees. Each ornament represents a child’s holiday gift wish. Last year, more than 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 Auxiliary Board or would like more information, please contact Development and Volunteer Director Amy Beauchamp,