Year: 2012

Former Cooper NICU Preemie Makes 9th Annual Donation

December 31, 2012

In his ninth annual donation to Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Melvin Sheppard and family stopped by to donate $394.06 in pennies at the NICU on December 19.  Melvin, now 16, was born at Cooper 9 weeks premature, weighing only 2.9 pounds.  The Moorestown teenager, who has collected more than $2,000…

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Star Ledger Editorial: George Norcross continues helping Camden

December 17, 2012

George Norcross, the political boss of South Jersey, has taken his share of knocks over the bare-knuckled game of politics he plays. If there were still smoke-filled rooms in Trenton, he would be at one head of the table opposite Gov. Chris Christie almost every time. But there’s more to the Norcross story. He is…

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Philadelphia Inquirer Editorial: A win for Camden’s kids

December 7, 2012

It was difficult for the Camden school board to reverse itself and approve a Renaissance school. But it made the right decision for the children of the struggling district. The board has given its blessings to the same Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) proposal it narrowly rejected in September, with only minor changes. The decision…

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The Shops at Lee Newman Plaza – Shop for a Cause Raises $20,000

December 6, 2012

  A special thanks to The Shops at Lee Newman Plaza  for hosting a “Shop for A Cause” cocktail party to benefit Pink Roses Teal Magnolias and for donating 10 percent of purchases by our Cooper friends during the month of October to Cooper.

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Inside Jersey’s Top Docs

December 4, 2012

Congratulations to the 59 Cooper University Physicians and 16 community physicians who were recognized by Castle Connolly’s physician-led research team. Inside Jersey’s listing of Top Doctors  is the largest of any New Jersey magazine. Their surveys, by mail and online, are sent to thousand of physicians and other healthcare professionals asking them to identify excellent…

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The Catalyst Newsletter – December 2012

December 4, 2012

Happy Holidays from The Cooper Foundation President and CEO Susan Bass Levin With the holiday season upon us, we have a lot to celebrate here at The Cooper Foundation. With your help, in just the past few months alone, we: • Raised $475,000 for breast and gyn cancer programs at our 3rd Annual Pink Roses…

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The Cooper Foundation Announces $250,000 Gift in Support of Ob/Gyn Care at Cooper University Hospital

November 16, 2012

Women’s Care Center in Camden Named in Honor of Longtime Cooper Physician Ronald M. Jaffe, M.D. CAMDEN, N.J.— The Cooper Foundation today 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…

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Cooper Trauma Center Annual Snowflake Fundraiser

November 7, 2012

Please join us in celebrating Cooper Trauma’s 30th Anniversary by making a donation to the Trauma’s Center Annual Snowflake Fundraiser. Purchase a “snowflake” in honor of someone special or in remembrance of a loved one. Your snowflake will help illuminate the DiFlorio Family Healing Garden throughout  December. The proceeds are used to benefit the families of trauma patients during their…

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Cooper Foundation’s Third Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch Raises $475,000

October 28, 2012

Pink and Teal Hero Awards Presented to Three Cooper Champions Click here to view photos from the event. CAMDEN, N.J.— The President and CEO of the Cooper Foundation, Susan Bass Levin, today announced that the Third Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch raised $475,000 for breast and gynecological cancer research and clinical programs at Cooper…

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Second Annual Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund Dinner Raises $90,000

October 2, 2012

  Pictured L-R: Chris Fifis, Cooper Foundation Board Member; John Fifis; Vi Fifis; Susan Bass Levin, President and CEO, The Cooper Foundation; Nick Fifis; George E. Norcross III, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Cooper Health System. The Second Annual Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund at Cooper Benefit Dinner raised $90,000 for lung cancer research at…

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