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Share the Warmth: A Coat Drive for Patients in Need

Share the Warmth: A Coat Drive for Patients in Need

Help us provide a warm coat to patients in need. In anticipation of the cold Rochester winter that lies ahead, as well as great success last year, Friends of Strong is again teaming up with the Emergency Department to host a winter coat drive for adult male patients awaiting discharge. Many women’s coats are on-hand from last year’s drive—although men’s coats remain an urgent need.

Operation Baby Love: Help Us Make the Season Bright for New Families in Need

Operation Baby Love: Help Us Make the Season Bright for New Families in Need

We partner with Strong’s Social Work Department each year to make the holidays a little brighter for new families enduring hardships, and this year the need is greater than last. Please consider helping make this year’s Operation Baby Love a success by partnering with your friends and colleagues to adopt a family, or make a small donation toward our general collection to supplement the care packages given to each family.

Volunteers Recognized for Unwavering Commitment to Patients, Community

Volunteers Recognized for Unwavering Commitment to Patients, Community

Join us in saying thanks to all of our volunteers—especially those who were recently recognized for their selfless and inspiring commitment to our community at our 2018 Volunteer Awards celebration.

Giving Thanks: Learn How Several Notable Volunteers Make Life Better at SMH

Giving Thanks: Learn How Several Notable Volunteers Make Life Better at SMH

Join us in saying thanks to all of our volunteers—especially those who were recently recognized for their selfless commitment to our community. Some 1,300 volunteers have collectively given approximately 141,000 hours of their time serving our patients, families and guests over the past year. 

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.

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