Painting with Friends Fundraisers
Join the fun and raise your paintbrush at a Painting with Friends event—bring your friends for a relaxing evening of creativity while supporting patient care initiatives at Strong Memorial Hospital.
What began as just two events has grown to become an ongoing series of fundraisers in which all are welcome to preregister and paint their own 16- by 20-inch masterpiece to bring home as a memento of a fun night out with your friends, family, or colleagues.
Art Makes a Difference
You can paint too! Sign up when an upcoming event is posted below, and help us raise the funds necessary for enhancing patient care and investing in new life-saving equipment requested by hospital departments and units. A portion of the proceeds from every registration go directly to the Friends of Strong patient care fund. It’s only $36 per person for a two-hour session and $18 is tax deductible.
All Painting with Friends activities are contracted through a locally owned and operated organization that provides all of the supplies and oversees the creative painting process—from start to finish—complete with professional artist instruction.
Each of our painting parties are typically held at a local business that volunteers its space to help us fulfill our mission to support patient care at Strong.
Bring Home the Fun
We're now offering take-home "Painting in a Box" kits, a fun and creative activity to host your own at-home parties. They also make a great gift for those on your shopping list.
Each box includes everything you need to get the party started—two different sized paint brushes, a painter's palette, all the paint you will need to complete the painting, painting instructions and a pre-sketched canvas of your choosing.
Use coupon code "FriendsOfStrong" at checkout to receive free shipping and ensure that 25 percent of your purchase is donated in support of our mission to enhance patient care at Strong.
Questions? Please contact the Friends of Strong office at (585) 275-2420.