Gift Shop

Branches Gift Shop brings a touch of home to McDowell Hospital. While it’s your presence our patients cherish, even the smallest gift brightens their spirit. Whether you’re here to celebrate the birth of a baby or support someone facing an illness or surgery, we anticipate your needs with a wonderful selection of gifts.

Seeking local artist and craftsmen

McDowell Hospital is seeking local artists and craftsmen to consign merchandise in the gift shop and hospital gallery walls.  Artwork currently on the hospital gallery walls will remain for another 3 months. 
For applications click here.
Applications and artwork are to be submitted to McDowell Hospital on Friday, April 4 between 8:00am and 12:00 and can be picked up between 3:00pm and 5:00pm. McDowell Hospital Arts Committee will select items to be displayed, as space is limited.  Applicants will be notified of decision by April 7. Merchandise will be on consignment for approximately three months.

For more information, contact Trish at the hospital gift shop at (828) 659-5139.

Gifts and Necessities

Enjoy warm beverages, fresh pastries, and snacks from our coffee shop and take your time browsing the Branches Gift Shop. Our gift shop carries an array of flowers, balloons, cards, candy, stuffed animals, and a changing assortment of unique gifts. To help our patients and visitors pass the time, Branches also sells a variety of puzzle books, magazines, and inspirational books.

Patients may request complimentary toiletry kits but we carry the basic necessities for visitors.

Send Flowers or Gifts

If you can’t stop by, call the Branches Gift Shop at 828-659-5139 and we’ll be glad to send flowers, gifts or cards to the patient’s room. Please be prepared to give us the following information:

·         Patient name

·         Patient room number

·         Credit card information: We accept MasterCard, Visa, and Discover.

If you’re having gifts or flowers delivered, send them to:

McDowell Hospital
430 Rankin Dr.
Marion, NC 28752


Hours of operations: Monday-Friday7:30am-4pm Saturday 12am-4pm Closed Sundays –

Contact Us

Have questions? Please call us at 828-659-5139 and we’ll be glad to tell you about our gifts and help you make a selection.

You can also connect with the Branches Gift Shop by using our online form.