Year: 2011

Working Together to Provide Holiday Joy to Camden Residents

December 29, 2011

Through a partnership between Cooper University Hospital, the Cooper Foundation, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, and the Norcross Foundation, Camden families in need were provided with meals during this holiday season.  Over 200 turkeys, along with groceries, books, and toys were distributed to families in Cooper Plaza and Lanning Square and other Camden community…

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Annual Adopt-A-Family Effort Brightens Holidays for Needy Families

December 20, 2011

Again this year, Cooper has partnered with Volunteers of America of the Delaware Valley to help local families in need celebrate the holidays through the “Adopt-A-Family” program.

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Annual “Season of Hope” Celebration Raises Needed Funds for Trauma Family Support Group

December 15, 2011

The Trauma Department celebrated another successful “Season of Hope” this December at Cooper, capping off its annual sale of snowflakes to benefit the Trauma Family Support Group for families of patients undergoing treatment for traumatic injuries at Cooper.

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Cooper Employees and Friends Donate 1,475 lbs. of Food to Holiday Drive

December 9, 2011

Cooper employees and friends have helped fill the pantries of the Food Bank of South Jersey with an incredible 1,475 lbs. – ¾ of a ton – of canned goods and food items, just in time for the holidays.

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Summary of Community Work Presented at Cooper’s Annual Community Meeting

December 8, 2011

Cooper University Hospital CEO John P. Sheridan, Jr. and Cooper Foundation President and CEO Susan Bass Levin addressed a group of about 40, including several hospital Board of Trustees members, yesterday to discuss Cooper University Hospital’s many partnerships and activities in the City of Camden and surrounding areas during the past year. The presentation covered…

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Amazing Returns on Pro Tennis Classic!

November 15, 2011

The Mercedes Benz of Cherry Hill Pro Tennis Classic was held on November 12, 2011 at the Cherry Hill Health & Racquet Club and raised more than $13,000 for the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper.  Tennis professionals Todd Martin (formerly ranked #4 in the world) and Mikael Pernfors (formerly ranked #10 in the world) joined…

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Pro Tennis Classic to Benefit Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper

November 2, 2011

The second annual Mercedes-Benz of Cherry Hill Pro Tennis Classic will take place November 11-12, 2011 and will benefit pediatric patients at the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper. Preparing for an MRI exam can be a frightening experience for any patient, especially young children.  But today, thanks to the funds raised from last year’s first-ever Mercedes-Benz of…

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Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch Raises $460,000 for Cooper Cancer Institute!

October 26, 2011

The Cooper Foundation announced that the second annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch raised $460,000 for breast and gynecological cancer research and clinical programs at Cooper Cancer Institute. “Today is a remarkable day in the fight against breast and gynecological cancer,” said Susan Bass Levin, CEO of The Cooper Foundation. “These funds will enable the outstanding doctors…

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Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch Garners Attention

October 17, 2011

In advance of The Cooper Foundation’s Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch on Sunday, October 23, the Courier-Post highlighted the stories of breast and gynecologic cancer survivors in a feature story. Visit the coverage online, then be sure to join the more than 750 attendees at the Crowne Plaza on Route 70 in Cherry Hill from…

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Cooper Foundation and Ponzio’s Raise More Than $80,000 for Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund at Cooper

September 22, 2011

The Cooper Foundation President and CEO Susan Bass Levin announced today that the Foundation and Ponzio’s Restaurant and Bakery raised more than $80,000 for the newly established Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund at Cooper. Fifis was the long-time owner of Ponzio’s before he died in 2007 of lung cancer. “Jim Fifis was a strong…

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