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Help us support patient care initiatives throughout UR Medicine’s Strong Memorial Hospital by attending one our fun events.

Funds raised from a combination of these special events and ongoing fundraisers help us enhance the exceptional health care experience delivered each year to our patients and their families.


Sept. 19, 2019:  Party on the Patio

Food Truck ImageJoin us for a "Party on the Patio" fundraiser on Thursday, September 19, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. the Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters Cafe near the Flaum Atrium.  Food trucks, music and more will be offered.  Tickets available at Friends of Strong (rm. 1-1230).


Sept. 27, 2019:  Whose Friends Are They Anyway?  A Comedy Night to Benefit Friends of Strong

Comedy ArtworkJoin Friends of Strong on Friday, September 27 at 8 p.m. at Comedy at the Carlson for an evening of comedy with local comics as we raise the roof and raise funds to help support patient- and family-centered care at Strong Memorial Hospital. Sponsored by Advantage Federal Credit Union.  Tickets available online at:



Nov. 2, 2019:  Friends in Good Taste, Beer and Food Pairing

2019 Beer Tasting Logo ArtworkJoin us for our annual beer and food pairing party for a palate pleasing afternoon with friends.  Sample special selections of craft brews from Rochester's fast-rising Three Heads Brewing, paired with a decadent selection of bites from Rochester area restaurants and bakeries. Festivities run from noon until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Three Heads' Brewery, located at 186 Atlantic Ave, in Rochester's historic Neighborhood of the Arts.  Tickets available online at:


Nov. 22, 2019:  Pre-Black Friday Sale

Holiday Sale ArtworkJump start your holidays by shopping local!  Stop by our Pre-Black Friday Sale on Friday, November 22 from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at URMC's Flaum Atrium.  Stop by and shop from over 25 vendors offering apparel, books, crafts, food, jewelry, soap and more.  Check back here for a list of participating vendors.


Feb. 7, 2020:  Gala Wine Tasting

Wine ArtworkYou're invited to sample over 100 select red, white and sparkling, imported and domestic wines along with French champagnes, hors d'oeuvres, and desserts at our 29th Gala Wine Tasting on Friday, February 7 from 7 - 10 p.m.  Enjoy relaxing live musical accompaniment, as you bid on a selection of items and activities from in and around Rochester.  Check back here for tickets.


Mar. 19, 2020: Celebrity Bartender Happy Hour

DrinksJoin us for a light-hearted evening with your favorite URMC guest bartenders Thursday, March 19 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at GRAPPA, located at the Hilton Garden Inn College Town.  Check back here for more information.





Interested in volunteering for one of our fundraising event committees? Call our office at (585) 275-2420 or Email Us.