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Excitement for Cooper Gala Heats Up at Kickoff Event
About 50 guests, including committee chairs, physicians and friends of The Cooper Foundation, attended the Red Hot Gala Kickoff on February 11, at Caffe Lamberti in Cherry Hill. Guests enjoyed tasty cuisine and cocktails. This year’s Red Hot Gala will be held on Friday, April 4, at 7 p.m., at Vie in Philadelphia and will benefit the Cooper Bone and Joint Institute.
Lauren Rose Albert Foundation Delivers Gift Bags to Cancer Patients at Cooper
Representatives from the Lauren Rose Albert Foundation delivered their signature Mothers Matter gift bags to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper on December 9. The 75 bags filled with women's personal care, beauty and spa products, warm socks and other comforting items were assembled by the foundation's Mothers Matter volunteers and will be distributed to patients at the new cancer center.
Trauma Center Hosts Annual Season of Hope & Healing Celebration 2013
On December 4, members of the Cooper community celebrated the Cooper Trauma Center’s 5th Anniversary of the Season of Hope & Healing. Camden’s Creative & Performing Arts High School Choir kicked off the evening with a performance. The celebration continued outside in the DiFlorio Family Healing Garden for the annual lighting ceremony. The event raised more than $4,000 in special snowflake dedications to benefit the Trauma Family Support Group for families of patients.
Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch Photos 2013
The Fourth Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch on October 27 raised a record $600,000 for breast and gynecologic cancer research and clinical programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. More than 800 women and “a few good men” attended this year’s brunch honoring MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Director Generosa Grana, M.D.
Summer in the City - August 13, 2013
The Cooper Foundation hosted a free evening performance by Leon Huff presents Ju-Tuan on August 13, 2013, at Sheila L. Roberts Park as part of the “Summer in the City Concert” series. View Now!
2013 Fifis Kickoff Event
On August 9, Ponzio's and The Cooper Foundation unveiled the Donor Recognition Wall of sponsors for the 2013 Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund Event. Pictured are Nick, Chris and John Fifis, Susan Bass Levin, Shawn Ravitz, Mayor Chuck Cahn, Councilman N. John Amato, Alex Markowits of Spring Hill Senior Communities and Earl Miller. View Now!
Dollie I. Males Sign Dedication - July 26, 2013
The Cooper Foundation of the Cooper Health System unveiled a sign on July 26, 2013, in honor of Delores I. Males, RN, BSN, and a $15,000 gift from the Dollie I. Males Angel Fund to the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper. A number of Dollie's family and friends were in attendance. The sign is placed near the parent’s lounge of the Children’s Regional Hospital. View Now!
Cooper Cupcakes 2013
The grandchildren of Jim Fifis, the late owner of Ponzio’s Diner-Bakery-Bar in Cherry Hill, N.J., recently took over the diner’s kitchen to decorate Cooper Cupcakes to benefit the Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund at Cooper. View Now!
2013 Cooper Red Hot Heart Gala Video
One of the highlights of the Cooper Red Hot Heart Gala on April 13 was the debut of a short film about the Cooper Heart Institute and Cooper Aortic Center. Ewing-based Narrative Media produced the film, featuring Chairman of the Cooper Board of Trustees George E. Norcross III, and Visionary Co-Chairs Sal Paolantonio, National Correspondent, ESPN; Steve Ravitz, President, Supermarkets of Cherry Hill, and Linda Rohrer, President, Rohrer & Sayers Real Estate. The film also includes insightful interviews with Perry J. Weinstock, MD, Director, Cooper Heart Institute; Michael Rosenbloom, MD, Co-Director, Cooper Heart Institute, Harvey Snyder, MD, Cooper Board of Trustees, and Joseph V. Lombardi, MD, Director, Cooper Aortic Center. Watch Now!
2013 Cooper Red Hot Heart Gala Photos
The Cooper Red Hot Heart Gala on April 13, 2013, was a huge success, raising $1.3 million for Cooper Heart Institute and Cooper Aortic Center — setting the record of raising more than $1 million for the third year in a row at the largest charitable fundraising event in South Jersey. View Now!
2013 Red Hot Heart Gala Kickoff Event
About 45 guests, including committee chairs, physicians and friends of The Cooper Foundation, attended the Red Hot Heart Gala Kickoff on February 26, 2013, at Caffe Lamberti in Cherry Hill. Guests enjoyed tasty cuisine and cocktails while the Visionary and Honorary chairs shared how their connections to Cooper motivated them to support this year’s gala. View Now!
Former Patient Presents $3,000 to The Cooper Foundation for Trauma Center
On April 3, 2013 Alyssa Lesher and her family presented The Cooper Foundation with a check for $3,000 in support of the Trauma Program. Lesher was severely injured in a car accident involving a negligent driver and spent more than two weeks in Cooper’s Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU). Today, while still on her own road to recovery, she is advocating the importance of safe driving through a special fundraiser at her school, Lenape High School, as well as a website to promote awareness within the community. View Now!
Dedication of The Jaffe Family Women’s Care Center at Cooper
The Cooper Foundation announced that it has received a $250,000 gift from the family of longtime Cooper physician Ronald M. Jaffe, M.D. In recognition of the gift, the Women’s Care Center in Camden has been named in honor of Dr. Jaffe. The Women’s Care Center provides high quality medical care to underserved women in South Jersey. View Now!