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Friends of Strong and Cure Bar Team Up to Host Virtual Fundraiser for Patient Care

Friends of Strong and Cure Bar Team Up to Host Virtual Fundraiser for Patient Care

We're teaming up with Cure Bar at the Rochester Public Market to host our very first virtual fundriaser, “Cure for a Cause,” featuring Master Mixologist Donny Clutterbuck from Cure, together with our Chief Cocktail Officers of the evening, Karen Davis, Kathy Parrinello and Mike Apostolakos as they lead us through the background and mixing instructions of a special drink kit available for advance purchase to benefit patient care initiatives at Strong.

Friends of Strong Reopens Hospital Gift Shop

Friends of Strong Reopens Hospital Gift Shop

Three months after COVID-19 precautions temporarily paused its operations, the Friends of Strong Gift Shop is reopening its doors — and online store. Patrons can still count on a diverse in-store selection of gifts, toys, flowers, greeting cards, books, snacks and beverages. 

Showing Our Appreciation for Front Line Staff via New Coffee Initiative

Showing Our Appreciation for Front Line Staff via New Coffee Initiative

Friends of Strong launches initiative to provide complimentary coffee to front line staff during the month of June—chipping in $1,000 of seed funding to begin rolling deliveries of the much-appreciated refreshment to units and teams.

Advantage Federal Credit Union Gives Back for Patient Care

Advantage Federal Credit Union Gives Back for Patient Care

Advantage Federal Credit Union recently stopped by with a $2,500 check for Friends of Strong. Thanks to the Friends of Strong Debit Card, which is offered to credit union members, a small fraction of every transaction adds up to another contribution toward our patient care initiatives.

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.

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