The Women’s Auxiliary (WAUX), first known as the Frauen Hilfsverein der Deutschen Gesellschaft, was an independent, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, founded on May 2, 1900.

Since its inception, the Women’s Auxiliary focused on charitable deeds, the preservation of cultural values in the community, and support of the mission of The German Society of Pennsylvania.

WAUX became inactive in late 2018, during their 119 years of existence, this vibrant group of women mastered combining business with fun by:

- Holding monthly meetings on Saturday mornings
- Holding the annual Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Bazaar) and Luncheon
- Organizing Bus Trips to Museums, Gardens, and Historical Sites
- Producing a Women’s Auxiliary cookbook

They were passionate about preserving the German-American culture and heritage:

- Scholarships were awarded annually to students studying German
- Ongoing projects included GSP historic art and artifact restoration
- Participated in events of the German-American Community

They supported community assistance and charitable endeavors:

- Contributions to German-Americans in need as well as other charities

They assisted the German Society of Pennsylvania in its mission:

- Coordinating and executing for events such as the Hamburger Abend, Movie Nights, and Classical Concerts
- Proceeds from many of the Auxiliary activities benefited the GSP