Auxiliary Scholarship Fund

Since 1941, the Auxiliary of the Shriners Hospitals for Children – Greenville has been an integral part of its volunteer program. In fact, to become a member of the Auxiliary, you must be a full-time hospital volunteer.

The Auxiliary stocks and staffs the only gift shop, the Sunshine Shop, inside the hospital. All monies made from the sale of store items goes towards a scholarship fund for patients and former patients wishing to further their education.

Auxiliary member volunteers help staff in all areas of the hospital including the surgical waiting room, clinic, radiology, family library, front desk, hospital tour guides and special events. Volunteering and fundraising are the top priorities of the Greenville Auxiliary stocks and staffs the only gift shop, the Sunshine Shop, inside the hospital. All monies made from the sale of store items goes towards a scholarship fund for patients and former patients wishing to further their education.

To date, nearly 1,000 children have received a scholarship ($1,500 each) to college from the Auxiliary.