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 Duke Hospital Auxiliary's primary goal is to support hospital programs through volunteer hours and financial support with particular emphasis on patient and family needs that raises the level of patient care and comfort. Duke Hospital Auxiliary is a vital part of the Duke University Health System Team.  



Be the difference the world needs by volunteering with Duke Hospital Auxiliary!

Do you like babies or children?

You’d LOVE our Kidz Need Hugz  program.

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Want free exercise while helping patients?

Deliver the goods to patients at just the right time with our Ecards or the Book Cart.

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Don’t have a lot of time? That’s OK too!

Assist with in our gift shops once a week or twice a month. This provides RETAIL THERAPY for many staff members, patients, families and MORE! 

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We invite you to join us…

We’d love to have you here with us at Duke! Please visit our Volunteer Tab above for more specific info and to learn more about Duke hospital Auxiliary in Durham.

Sponsored Projects

Gail Parkins Memorial Ovarian Cancer Walk


The Gail Parkins Memorial Ovarian Awareness Walk is intended to raise the level of awareness for this disease, provide financial support to research efforts, and to pay tribute to those touched by ovarian cancer. DHU donated funds to purchase baskets used in the silent auction fundraiser.  Click here for more info:

Duke Children Pediatrics Development


The JVKK weekend event benefits pediatric cancer research, patient support and education at Duke Children's Hospital.  They have raised nearly $3 million in its 32 year history.  DHU provides sponsorship for this great event.  Click here for more info:

Arts for Life


Arts for Life provides a world of creativity to Duke patients with chronic illnesses.  The educational art programs enrich patients' lives and encourage positive healthcare experiences for children and their families. DHA has sponsored two important events, Swing for Kids golf tournament and Local Color Fundraiser. Click here for more info:

Ronald McDonald House


Families can stay at this “home-away-from-home” and find a comfy bed, a safe place to sleep each night, as well as a home-cooked meal and activities for the kids. The house is located less than 1 mile from Duke hospital and welcomes 55 families each night!  DHU "adopted a room" and also helps sponsor the Hearts of Gold Gala. Click here for more info:

Duke Brain Tumor Center


Angels Among Us is a  celebration of life, strength, courage & commitment. Angels Among Us supports research and finding a cure for brain tumors at The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University.  DHU is an annual supporter of this largest and most successful fundraising 5K run & walk event.  Click here for

Duke Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant


The Rainbow of Heroes Walk commemorates and celebrates all Duke PBMT patients and their families. The Walk is not only the main fundraiser for the Duke PBMT Family Support Program, but more than that, it is a reunion for patients, families, nurses, therapists, doctors, volunteers, and supporters who have come to know each other through the months-long transplant process.  DHU provided Heroe's Walk t-shirts and gift baskets for silent auction. Click here for more info:

Thank You to our Sponsors!


Duke Hospital Auxiliary is thankful for the financial support of Duke Stores and Duke Health System who make it possible for DHA to support amazing hospital programs and meet its mission statement as a non profit organization.

Contact Us

Duke Hospital Auxiliary

Contact for volunteering:

(919) 684-3646

Mailing address for applications:

P.O. Box 2895
Durham, NC 27710


Contacts regarding projects:

(919) 489-8447

(919) 493-3797

Submit a project:

See projects tab above for request form.

Mailing address for  Project Request Forms:

P.O. Box 61366

Durham, NC 27715


Physical Address: 

Locations on Erwin Rd.,Trent Dr. and Duke Medicine Circle


Website Issues:


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Saturday: 10-9pm Sunday 1-9pm

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