Services The Friends of Strong advances the mission of Strong Memorial Hospital by providing services to patients, families, and visitors; promoting the hospital in the community; and raising money to support patient care needs. Much-needed funds are raised though proceeds from initiatives that include: Gift Shop Baby Prints Photography Service Specialty Shop Strong Memorial Hospital Gift Shop Whether you are welcoming a new baby, sending get well wishes, reconizing an employee or thanking a doctor, nurse, or caregiver, we are here to help! We offer a wide variety of items including fresh floral arragements, balloons/balloon bouquets, greeting cards, a vast array of stuffed animals, toys/activities, figurines, jewelry, handbags, and other accessories, apparel, books/magazines, personal care items, sundries, snacks, cold refreshments and much more! Our SMH Gift Shop sales provide significant funding to support the Friends of Strong mission which benefits patients, families, and visitors. Baby Prints Photography Service Friends of Strong contracts with Baby Photos Mom 365 to provide an advanced digital portrait system for newborn babies. This means the mother is able to view the baby's first portrait on the day of birth. This also gives her the opportunity to view a proof of her newborn and order portraits from a variety of specialty priced packages. She will receive her order before she leaves the hospital. Specialty Shop The Specialty Shop at Strong is designed to meet the special needs of cancer patients and nursing moms and stocks several items that can be a comfort to them, such as: Hats Wigs Scarves The shop has an ample supply of cancer related items - Swarovski crystal bracelets, silicone wristbands, lanyards, magnetic car ribbons, buttons, note cards, ribbon pins, T-shirts and hooded pullover sweatshirts, coffee mugs, bookmarks and acrylic tumblers. The shop also carries Medela maternity pumps for purchase and supplies for new mothers and infant care items. Symphony breast pumps are also available for rent for $60.00 per month. All rental pumps require Master Card, Visa or Discover credit cards. Joanne Wales-Smith, the Shop’s manager, along with other Friends of Strong staff, is available to assist you. Stop by the Shop (room 1-1337) or call (585) 273-1276 for more information. The Specialty Shop hours are generally Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. These hours can vary; however, so please be sure to check our website regularly for updated information.