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Slice of History: Friends of Strong Celebrates $1 Million Milestone, Efforts to Enhance Patient Care

Slice of History: Friends of Strong Celebrates $1 Million Milestone, Efforts to Enhance Patient Care

For the first time ever, Friends of Strong is giving $1 million to support patient care programs throughout Strong Memorial Hospital in a single year—breaking all previous funding records. Hundreds of patrons and supporters gathered to celebrate and enjoy a piece of cake as a special thanks for helping us reach this milestone.

Advantage Federal Credit Union Collaboration 'Gives Back' for Patient Care

Advantage Federal Credit Union Collaboration 'Gives Back' for Patient Care

Advantage Federal Credit Union has donated $1,500 to Friends of Strong through its members' use of their Friends of Strong Debit Card.

Gift Enhances Advanced Life Support Training for Our Nursing Professional Development Center

Gift Enhances Advanced Life Support Training for Our Nursing Professional Development Center

Friends of Strong recently funded the purchase of new training equipment for the UR Medicine Center for Nursing Professional Development's American Heart Association Training Center, including a QCRP AED w/Airway, ShockLink and SimPad simulator, and child-sized manikins compatable with the SimPad simulator—further helping refine the world-class care our nurses provide.

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.

Gift Planning—A Legacy to Be Proud Of

Gift Planning—A Legacy to Be Proud Of

Our volunteers are generous in giving their time to Friends of Strong. You too can support Friends of Strong, both by volunteering and gift planning—enabling you to make a current or future gift to help us better serve our patients, families and visitors.

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