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Thank YOU for Another Successful Coat Drive

Thank YOU for Another Successful Coat Drive

Over the past several months, Friends of Strong, together with the Hospital’s Emergency Department, the Department of Pediatrics, Advantage Federal Credit Union—and many of you—accomplished another successful winter coat drive for patients in need.

Rochester River Run/Walk (Virtual) 5K Fundraiser Returns April 3

Rochester River Run/Walk (Virtual) 5K Fundraiser Returns April 3

Run, walk or pledge your support to assist patients awaiting and recovering from heart, liver, kidney or pancreas transplant surgery at Strong. You can run or walk the virtual race from any location you choose: Your very own race course, at your own pace, and time it yourself!

Exhibit in Miner Atrium a Timely Reminder that ‘UR Loved’

Exhibit in Miner Atrium a Timely Reminder that ‘UR Loved’

Community gratitude comes to life in "UR Loved," a collaborative effort showcasing appreciation for all of our health care workers throughout the pandemic. The exhibit echoes our deep and sincere thanks to everyone in health care for their remarkable dedication, selflessness and commitment to serving all who rely on us.

Share the Warmth: A Coat Drive for Patients in Need

Share the Warmth: A Coat Drive for Patients in Need

In anticipation of the cold Rochester winter that lies ahead, we're again teaming up with the Emergency Department to host a winter coat drive to provide a warm coat to patients in need who are awaiting discharge from the hospital, and you too can help make this annual initiative a success by donating a new or gently used men’s winter coat at one of our conveniently-located collection bins at URMC and in Penfield.

Chance Encounter Leads New Group of Friends to Donate 3000+ Teddy Bears

Chance Encounter Leads New Group of Friends to Donate 3000+ Teddy Bears

Several skilled and generous ladies from Fairport’s Legends at Whitney Senior Apartment Community were among the first to donate hand-sewn face masks via our pop-up donation center back in March 2020, and before long that chance encounter in the earliest days of the pandemic led to this new group of friends stepping up to keep our long-running teddy bears initiative—which provides comfort and support to pediatric patients throughout Strong Memorial and Golisano Children’s hospitals—going strong.