How much do you know about FRIENDS Gift Shops?

January 20, 2023  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Did you know that the FRIENDS Gift Shops have been around since 1959? Or that there are four locations around the organization, with another scheduled to open at the D. Dan and Betty Kahn Health Care Pavilion? 

How about the fact that the stores are staffed by volunteers and proceeds go toward various organizations around Michigan Medicine?

Those are all true – which shows why the shops are so much more than just a place to buy candy, stuffed animals, jewelry, clothes and more.

Learn even more about FRIENDS Gift Shops, the history behind them and where they are going in the future on the latest episode of The Wrap employee podcast! 

Check out the show via the YouTube video at the top of the page or media player below.

And for even more info about the shops and funding opportunities, click here.