Partners of Richland Hospital

Partners of Richland Hospital

Partners Mission

The Richland Hospital Partners are dedicated to rendering services to The Richland Hospital, Inc. in their mission of caring, educating, and healing.

Our History

Formed over 40 years ago, Partners have a long and distinguished history of service to Richland Hospital. The founding members’ main task was giving tickets to visitors so they could visit a friend or family member.

Five image Composite including; Lobby Shoppe tables, Lobby Shoppe greeting card display, infant wearing blue knitted hat, cupcakes with "Bake Sale" sign and senior man in wheelchair reading a greeting card with a smile on his face.

Known then as the Richland Hospital Auxillary, they filled a vital role in the operation of the hospital. Today the Partners extend their helping hands to many great projects.

Volunteer Activities

  • The Lobby Shoppe
    Open to the public, the Lobby Shoppe offers a hot breakfast and lunch along with other tasty treats. Cards, unique gifts and flowers are available for purchase. The gifts are all bought and displayed by volunteers. They also assist with daily operations.
  • Knitting and Craft Projects
    Partner volunteers knit baby caps for every infant born at The Richland Hospital.
  • Book Cart
    Volunteers are needed for work on the book cart. Duties include replenishing books and magazines. Checking with patients if they would like something to read is rewarding for many of the volunteers.
  • Special Events
    There are many functions where volunteers are needed for assistance. Examples include: Bake and Flower sales, assisting with hospital special events and assisting with food for Blood Drives.


  • Scholarships
    The Richland Hospital, Richland Hospital Foundation, and Partners of Richland Hospital work together to sponsor a Scholarship/Loan Program that is available for individuals living in Richland and surrounding counties who are pursuing or intending to pursue formal education leading to a degree or certification in a health care related occupation.
  • Donations
    Items are purchased each year for the hospital by the Partners. Partners have shown an ongoing commitment to the hospital and all its endeavors.

Join Partners of Richland Hospital

For more information or to join Partners of Richland Hospital, please stop by the Lobby Shoppe at the Richland Hospital or contact:

Deanna Gochenaur, Volunteer Coordinator
608-647-6321 ext. 2413

The Richland Hospital, Inc.
Attn: Volunteer Coordinator
333 East Second Street
Richland Center, WI 53581

  • Yearly Dues: $10.00
  • Lifetime Membership: $100.00

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