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Cranberry Corner Gift Shop

Gift Shop Hours

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
1 - 5 p.m.
1 - 5 p.m.

When someone you care for is a patient at UNC Medical Center, it is not always possible to visit in person. Let our staff of personal shoppers at our Cranberry Corner Gift Shop help you choose a gift. We can take your order over the phone and deliver the gift free of charge. You may pay for purchases using MasterCard, Visa or Discover credit cards.


Cranberry Corner is owned and operated by the UNC Volunteer Association. All proceeds from your purchase benefit hospital programs, patients and their families.

The gift shop offers a variety of gift items such as:

  • Gifts/Collectible Gifts
  • Mylar Balloons
  • Magazines and Books
  • Greeting Cards
  • Sundries
  • Snacks/Candy
  • Green Plants
  • Special Floral Arrangements
  • Gift Baskets Made To Order
  • Seasonal Merchandise
  • Jewelry (Costume & Sterling-Handcrafted items by local artist)
  • Plush (Stuffed) Animals
  • Baby Items (Blankets, Newborn Clothing, Frames, Photo Albums)
  • UNC Logo Items


Gifts can be purchased and delivered to a patient’s room. To order an in-house delivery for a patient or co-worker, call (919) 966-8740. Please note: flowers and balloons are not permitted in the Critical Care Units.

Gift Shop Info

If you would like assistance selecting and delivering a gift, contact the Gift Shop at 984-974-8740.

Visitor Restrictions

To ensure patient safety during flu season, beginning Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 children age 11 and younger are not permitted in the waiting areas or on the units of the Newborn Critical Care Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, or Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at UNC Hospitals.