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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.

Annual Fundraiser Features An Ever-Growing Pack of Pet Therapy Dogs

Annual Fundraiser Features An Ever-Growing Pack of Pet Therapy Dogs

Our ever-popular Pet Therapy Dog wall calendar—2021 edition—is now available at the Friends of Strong Gift Shop. Featuring our ever-growing pack of 20 "celebrity" pups who provide uplifting comfort and engagement to patients of all ages, this cute calendar benefits patient- and family-centered care initiatives throughout Strong Memorial Hospital.

Run, Walk, Cycle or Pledge Your Support for Patients at Strong

Run, Walk, Cycle or Pledge Your Support for Patients at Strong

Friends of Strong proudly supports the 19th annual Rochester River Run/Walk 5K, supporting heart, liver, kidney and pancreas transplant patients at Strong Memorial Hospital. Virtual this year, participants can run or walk their own race course at any time between October 1 and 18. For those avid runners, walkers and cyclists, there's also a separate, long-distance virtual race benefiting Friends of Strong: "One NY Cares," invites folks to sign up and log their cumulative miles to equal the distance between New York and other east-coast cities by Dec. 24.

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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