Welcome to the Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario (HAAO)

Mission Statement

HAAO, a provincial organization, provides educational opportunities, promotes partnerships, advocates on behalf of and supports healthcare volunteer organizations.

Vision Statement

A dynamic leader, HAAO is responsive to changing trends in voluntarism. The vision of HAAO is to communicate effectively and to encourage innovation, best practices, relevance and transparency in the healthcare volunteer sector.
HAAO Volunteers Make A Difference
  • 110 healthcare HAAO Auxiliaries and/or Associations across Ontario
  • 16,200 HAAO healthcare volunteers across Ontario
  • 1.4 Million HAAO volunteer hours given within Ontario healthcare facilities
  • $17.2 Million raised by HAAO volunteers for Ontario healthcare facilities
Imagine the impact on healthcare without HAAO Volunteers!
Numbers based on 2016 data collected with
96 out of 110 Auxiliaries reporting.