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New ‘Light Up Strong’ Initiative Shows Our Support for Patients, Families

New ‘Light Up Strong’ Initiative Shows Our Support for Patients, Families

Many illnesses today are known by name, and also by color. That's just one reason Strong Memorial Hospital—thanks to the generosity of Friends of Strong—is now going red, blue, green or gold, depending on the observance. Splashes of color outside SMH now greet patients, families and guests when they arrive—creating a friendly and welcoming environment while also raising awareness of the illnesses we research and treat here at URMC.

Sharing Our 'Thanks' with Strong's Newest Crop of Summer Youth Volunteers

Sharing Our 'Thanks' with Strong's Newest Crop of Summer Youth Volunteers

Get to know some of the nearly 300  area high school students who recently joined our summer volunteer program—helping us create a happier healing environment for our patients, families and visitors.

Gift Planning—A Legacy to Be Proud Of

Gift Planning—A Legacy to Be Proud Of

Our volunteers are generous in giving their time to Friends of Strong. You too can support Friends of Strong, both by volunteering and gift planning—enabling you to make a current or future gift to help us better serve our patients, families and visitors.

Friends of Strong Gift Helps Fight Glaucoma

Friends of Strong Gift Helps Fight Glaucoma

Friends of Strong funds the purchase of state-of-the-art glaucoma equipment for Flaum Eye Institute.

Friends of Strong Exude Passion and Add Value to the Patient Experience

Friends of Strong Exude Passion and Add Value to the Patient Experience

Friends of Strong volunteers are a true inspiration to those they interact with throughout Strong Memorial Hospital and many offsite UR Medicine health care facilities. They're volunteers in the truest sense, and they travel from throughout the Western New York and Finger Lakes regions to serve our community.

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