Networking Discussion Opportunity – Volunteer-Auxiliary-Led Gift Shops - Shared screen with speaker view
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Valley Children's Healthcare- Madera, CA
Alameda Health System, Alameda County
CCRMC is solely volunteer
We are run completely by Volunteers-San Antonio Regional Hospital
Linda St Clair
vcmc solely volunteer
SMMC Solely volunteers
HMNH has a paid manager but are all operated by volunteers
We're a little unique in that it's a off-campus Thrift Store but it is part of Cottage Health and solely run by Volunteer Staff.
PVHMC 1 Paid Gift Shop Manager; the rest are Volunteers
Aux volunteer only
Sales are run by the volunteers, however, I do all the ordering.
Staff only now- volunteers have not returned.
Virginia M Napoles
Valley Presbyterian Hospital is a non-profit hospital, and have an annual budget. We have 2 paid gift shop clerks Per diem. No manager at the time.
Redlands Community Hospital - p/t paid staff member with volunteer support. No GS Coordinator/Manager. Buying, etc. is done by me.
thank you for sharing!
We've used Kelli's GIft Shop Suppliers for our gift shop for many years and of course... See's Candy is a win throughout the hospital!
Ganz, Demdaco, Mud Pie. Christmas Raz Imports amazing items and Transpac pretty good.
Are most hospitals attending Gift Shows? Dallas, Las Vegas, etc.
Shades of Color
Yo Pop Yummy is a great holiday food vendor https://www.yopopyummies.com/
Chala Bags continue to do well for me. DM Merchandise, Demdaco, Ganz and of course See's Candy!
Employee Satisfier - our biggest seller is having a big shelf with drawers of 10cent-50cent candy that they fill their own clear bags. Clinical staff will stop every day for it and says it gets them through the day.
We will be attending Dallas in January
Our gift shop has been open most of the time through Covid. The associates were very responsive and were happy to come and get candy, gifts for birthdays etc and last holiday season. Profits weren't big but we stayed in business.
When we reopened, I utilized Kelli's, Burton & Burton, Gantz and Aurora and See's.
LAC+USC Medical Center website lacusccares.org Africian American Expression and Shades of Colors. CNA at the Vegas show-Lenice Corey local rep.
Other great vendors for us: dōTERRA, CaseMetro/Smash Discount, See's, Michel Design Works, Naked Bee, Living Royal (socks), Chandler Candles, Anju jewelry
Also Snoozies Pairable slippers and winter socks....
Abdullah Candy, D&M Evergreen, only the boxed ceramic mugs. Tervis travel mugs especially sports teams logo, also do you do Hospital Logo Merchandise. Becker-Think Medical Nursing items and compression socks.
For Logo mercandise try Coastal Printworks in N. Hollywood
Thank you very much for today!
Thank you Melanie for Hosting this webinar !
Our logo'd merchandise is our top seller. We purchase our clothing inventory directly from a local vendor. Our challenge now is the chain supply issues on our vendor side.
Betty Jane Bruck
Great meeting. Thank you