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Getting Back to the Future: FOS Welcomes High School Volunteers Following Hiatus

Getting Back to the Future: FOS Welcomes High School Volunteers Following Hiatus

Following a three-year pandemic-caused hiatus, Friends of Strong this week welcomes a modest group of ambitious high school students back to the hospital as part of their summer volunteer program.

With New and Familiar Faces, Friends of Strong Volunteer Program is ‘On the Rise’

With New and Familiar Faces, Friends of Strong Volunteer Program is ‘On the Rise’

Friends of Strong reflects on the silver linings of a tumultuous two years as we celebrate National Volunteer Appreciation Week and look forward to continued growth of our much-loved volunteer program which hosts hundreds of volunteers from the greater Rochester area each year. Read more about our program and meet several of our most faithful volunteers.

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.

If You’re Looking for a Sign—He’s Got You Covered

If You’re Looking for a Sign—He’s Got You Covered

A chalked walkway on Crittenden Boulevard. A smiling stranger holding a sign outside the Saunders Research Building. A card of thanks mailed to our hospitals and clinics. These are just a few small gestures recognizing the hard work of health care workers serving our community on the front lines and behind the scenes. Read how one man's idea to spread positivity went viral, and how others in the community continue to show tangible support for our Medical Center.

Leading by Example: Consummate Volunteer Rose Faucette Receives Health Care Heroes Award

Leading by Example: Consummate Volunteer Rose Faucette Receives Health Care Heroes Award

The dedicated service of this retired Rochester teacher in our Family Waiting Room — combined with her impressive leadership of the Friends of Strong Council and countless hours helping organize many successful fundraisers for the hospital — are among the reasons Rose Faucette is recognized as one of the Rochester Business Journal's 2020 Health Care Heroes.

 

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