• Hospitality Boutique
  • Hospitality Corner
  • Book Nook
  • Le Café
  • Oncology Lounge
  • Portable Equipment
  • Family Room
  • Research


The Montreal General Hospital Auxiliary of the McGill University Health Centre

  • The Auxiliary is a “Not-For-Profit” organization


  • Members of The Auxiliary are all volunteers


  • The Auxiliary was formed in 1947 and has been active since. It is noteworthy that three members (current and past) of the MGH Auxiliary have won the prestigious Governor General’s award for meritorious volunteering. This is the highest recognition given to volunteers in Canada.


  • The Auxiliary has raised over $7 million since it was formed. This money has been used towards patient care and comfort, as per its mandate.



  • Five retail operations at the MGH are managed by The Auxiliary:

    • The Restaurant

    • The Gift Shop

    • One café, located in the Cedar Avenue entrance of the hospital

    • A top-notch catering service located within the hospital

    • The Book Nook in the Cedar Avenue lobby



Our Mission and Objectives



Our Mission is to raise funds for:

  • The care and comfort of patients at the MGH

  • For medical research conducted at the MGH

  • For the purchase of medical equipment for use at the MGH



Our objectives are:

  • To enhance patient care and comfort

  • To increase the amount of funds we provide to the hospital

  • To improve communication with our stakeholders, including:

    • the general public

    • our customers

    • the MGH staff and administration

    • our volunteers (over 70), our employees, and our Auxiliary members (over 300)

  • To reach out to like-minded people who wish to support our community