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Seeking Secret Santas for Strong's Baby Love Program: A Holiday Tradition Continues

Seeking Secret Santas for Strong's Baby Love Program: A Holiday Tradition Continues

Departments, teams and individuals throughout the University of Rochester and Strong Memorial Hospital generously step up each year to help make a difference for young families enrolled in the Baby Love and Building Healthy Children programs through our Social Work and Patient and Family Services Division. We invite you to join us in contributing to this meaningful cause this holiday season.

Our Therapy Dogs Show Us Their Best with Fifth Annual Wall Calendar Fundraiser

Our Therapy Dogs Show Us Their Best with Fifth Annual Wall Calendar Fundraiser

Our ever-popular Pet Therapy Dog wall calendar—2022 edition—is now available at the Friends of Strong Gift Shop. Featuring our ever-growing pack of 19 "celebrity" pups who provide uplifting comfort and engagement to patients of all ages, this adorable calendar benefits patient- and family-centered care initiatives throughout Strong Memorial Hospital.

Advantage Credit Union Delivers on Commitment to Support Patient Care

Advantage Credit Union Delivers on Commitment to Support Patient Care

Thanks to Advantage Federal Credit Union’s Friends of Strong Debit Giveback Card, URMC Branch Manager David Samuelson, and Marketing and Business Development Strategist Laura Durant, stopped by to visit Friends of Strong Memorial Hospital and deliver a $2,500 check in support of patient care initiatives throughout the hospital.

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.