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Say Hi to Our New Faces of Summer—High School Volunteers are Now in the House!

Say Hi to Our New Faces of Summer—High School Volunteers are Now in the House!

If seeing the new summer crop of bright-eyed student volunteers isn't enough to make you smile, here's another reason. This year, many of those eager teens would not be here without the concerted effort of many departments—including those new to hosting volunteers—that pitched in to work with Friends of Strong to make it happen.

Profile of Excellence: Strong P.ET.S. Team Provides Remarkable Benefits at Strong

Profile of Excellence: Strong P.ET.S. Team Provides Remarkable Benefits at Strong

A 2012 Board Excellence Award for Team Excellence went to the all-volunteer, twelve-year-old Strong P.E.T.S. (Pets Engaged in Therapeutic Socialization) Program.

Three Ways to Advance Organ Donation this Month

Three Ways to Advance Organ Donation this Month

There are still several ways in April—National Donate Life Month—to show your support for organ, eye and tissue donation.

Two events will take place at URMC on Friday: "Giving and Receiving the Gift of Life: The Full Circle of Caring," a noontime celebration honoring donors, recipients and staff—plus National Donate Life Blue and Green Day, which invites folks to support organ donation by wearing blue or green.

Rochester River Run/Walk 5K set for April 21

Rochester River Run/Walk 5K set for April 21

To raise awareness for organ transplant patients and families at Strong Memorial Hospital, URMC is inviting individuals and teams to participate in the 12th annual Friends of Strong Rochester River Run/Walk 5K, Sunday, April 21, at the Roundhouse Shelter at Genesee Valley Park. The race will begin at 10 a.m.