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Hospital Gift Shop Unveils New Online Apparel Store

Hospital Gift Shop Unveils New Online Apparel Store

Friends of Strong is pleased to introduce its Hospital Gift Shop’s newest service: an online apparel store—apparel.urmc.edu—featuring an extensive selection of UR Medicine and Strong Memorial Hospital-branded clothing, including sweatshirts, t-shirts, cardigans and more.

Teaming Up to Provide Warmth and Comfort for Patients in Need

Teaming Up to Provide Warmth and Comfort for Patients in Need

In anticipation of the cold Rochester winter that lies ahead, Friends of Strong is 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. This year, Advantage Federal Credit Union is also joining in to help make the annual initiative a success by “hosting” donation bins at their URMC and Penfield branch locations.

Brighten the Holidays for Families Enrolled in Strong's Baby Love Program

Brighten the Holidays for Families Enrolled in Strong's Baby Love Program

One holiday tradition will be a little different this year at Strong Memorial Hospital. Departments and teams throughout Strong generously step up each year to make a difference for young families who are enrolled in the Baby Love and Building Healthy Children programs. This year the need is greater than ever, so we're inviting individuals to contribute to this truly meaningful cause.

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. 

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