FRIENDS Gift Shops named Best of Washtenaw 2021

August 17, 2021  //  FOUND IN: News

Congratulations to the FRIENDS Gift Shops at Michigan Medicine for being voted the Best of Washtenaw 2021 in the Non-Profit Public Servant category!

The honor was bestowed by Current Magazine readers as part of that annual Best of Washtenaw voting campaign in the local community.

FRIENDS Gift Shops have been serving the Michigan Medicine community for more than 60 years. Originally started by hospital volunteers as one small shop, FRIENDS now serves patients, families and colleagues with four stores at University Hospital, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, East Ann Arbor and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center.

FRIENDS provides funding to hospitals and health center programs and services that embrace and fulfill its mission of promoting the health, welfare and education of the community. FRIENDS is part of Community Health Services.

The shops at UH, Mott, and EAA are currently open:

  • FRIENDS Shop at UH: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; opens early at 8 a.m. on Wednesday
  • Carousel at Mott: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • East Ann Arbor: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

For the Gift Shops homepage, and how to apply for funding:

Best of Washtenaw 2021 results: