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Friends of Strong Memorial Hospital provides services to patients, families, and visitors through our volunteer programming, as well as by raising money to support initiatives designed to enhance hospital patients' health care experience.


Here are some of the ways you can help us make a difference for our patients and their families:

Become a Friends of Strong Volunteer

You can make a difference for those facing some of life's toughest moments. With diverse backgrounds, experiences and skill levels, our volunteers are a vital and much-appreciated part of the patient care team throughout Strong Memorial Hospital. Visit our Volunteer page to learn how you can join our dedicated team of volunteers.

Shop the Friends of Strong Gift Shop by Cloverkey 

Sending a gift is a great way to brighten your loved one’s day, provide a token of comfort or say thank you! The Friends of Strong Gift Shop by Cloverkey offers a wonderful assortment of gifts, flowers, balloons, Strong Memorial Hospital, Wilmot Cancer Center, and Golisano Children’s Hospital branded merchandise, and much more. Can’t make it to the hospital or unable to stop by the Gift Shop? We’re happy to offer free delivery to a patient anywhere within Strong during the Gift Shop’s normal business hours.

Frequent Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters @URMC

Friends of Strong partners with Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters to provide you with a selection of fresh, locally roasted coffee and fresh-baked delicious treats.  A portion of all Finger Lakes' Medical Center sales is donated to Friends of Strong to further our mission to positively enhance the health care experience.


Every day.  Every year.  Every purchase you make at the Friends of Strong Gift Shop and Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters helps support patient- and family-centered care initiatives at Strong Memorial Hospital. Since 1975, Friends of Strong has gifted more than $20 million to departments and programs throughout URMC.