On the St. Paul campus

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United gift shop

The United Gift Shop is managed by the volunteers of The Children’s Hospital Association (CHA). Our shop is a bright and cheerful spot full of gifts for children in the hospital, new babies and all other occasions.


United Hospital’s main lobby

Gift store hours

Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Noon – 3:45 p.m.
(Hours may vary; call ahead to confirm.)

Deliveries are made in-hospital for United and Children’s St. Paul hospitals. Orders placed by 4:00pm Monday – Friday and by 2:30 pm Saturday and Sunday will be delivered same day, free of charge. After these times, deliveries will be the next day.


  • Balloons — Mylar balloons in two sizes in a variety of shapes: character favorites, colorful animals and messages for all ages and occasions
  • Plush toys — Loveable teddy bears, cats, dogs, jungle animals, baby plush and musical toys
  • Games and toys —Toys for kids of all ages, including cars and trucks, dolls, crafts, puzzles, card games, board games, art kits and seasonal toys
  • Books — A wide selection of gift books including fiction and activity books
  • Gift items —Seasonal gifts, jewelry and fashion accessories, lotions, picture frames, etc.
  • Essentials — Candy and snacks, greeting cards, postage stamps, note cards, journals, reading glasses, lanyards, etc.

Send a gift

Please call us at 651-241-8186 during shop hours. Our staff will be happy to help you find the perfect gift for that special patient or family member. We offer same-day, free delivery to any room at Children’s Hospital – St. Paul campus. We accept Visa and MasterCard.

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