Friends Gift Shops
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Community Partners Since 1959

Proceeds from Community Health Services' four Friends gift shops fund Michigan Medicine patient and family education programs.

Gift Shop Locations

About Friends

Friends is a board-governed, volunteer-staffed, nonprofit community organization that administers and manages four Gift Shops at our hospitals. Since 1959, Friends has been a partner of Michigan Medicine, helping to promote the health, welfare and education of our community.

Gifts, magazines, cosmetics, candy, toys, games, books, cards, clothing, flowers and more can be purchased at the gift shops. The revenue generated from these shops provides funds for patient education programs, patient and family programs and more.

Get Involved

Would you like to be a Friend? Serve on the Friends Advisory Board or volunteer at one of our gift shops.

Apply for Funding

Friends funding is open to all units within Michigan Medicine that benefit U-M Health patients.

Donate to Friends

Donations are welcome. Give online through U-M Leaders & Best online giving.


Contact the Friends Gift Shops managers or the Friends Advisory Board.

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