Month: August 2013

Become a Member of the Cornerstone Society Today!

August 30, 2013

The Cooper Foundation of Cooper University Hospital is pleased to introduce the 2013 Cornerstone Society, a philanthropic initiative to support the new Cooper Cancer Institute, located on the Cooper University Health Sciences Campus. As a founding member of the Cornerstone Society ($1,000 minimum donation), you will lead the way in demonstrating the importance of the…

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Good for the Sole! Cooper Collects 1,100 Pounds of Shoes

August 30, 2013

Special thanks to Debbie Orr and Lisa Replogle who spearheaded the ShoeBox Recycling initiative in the spring. With their support and the Cooper Green Team, The Cooper Foundation collected 1,100 pounds of shoes that will be recycled by Shoebox Recycling for reuse by others in need across the world. The Go Green, Reduce, Reuse and…

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Mother’s Breast Cancer Diagnosis Leads to Hope

August 30, 2013

Last August, Pat Waitz was diagnosed with breast cancer. A retired pharmaceutical sales representative, Pat was familiar with Cooper’s state-of-the-art services, and turned to The Janet Knowles Breast Cancer Center at Cooper Cancer Institute for her treatment. As she battled against the breast cancer that had spread to her lymph nodes, Pat worried about the…

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Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch on October 27 to Honor Generosa Grana, MD

August 30, 2013

Join us in honoring Generosa Grana, MD, Director, Cooper Cancer Institute, at the 4th annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch on Sunday, October 27, at 11 a.m. Dr. Grana is an inspiration to her colleagues and patients, having received numerous awards including the Johnson & Johnson Community Health Crystal Award, the American Cancer Society Silver…

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Support Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund On September 24 at Ponzio’s

August 30, 2013

Don’t miss the Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund Event on Tuesday, September 24, 2013! The evening event, hosted by the Fifis Family and The Cooper Foundation, will take place at 6 p.m. at Ponzio’s, Rt. 70, Cherry Hill, NJ. All funds raised will benefit The Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund at Cooper, which…

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Operation Backpack is a Huge Success!

August 30, 2013

The Cooper Foundation is pleased to announce that Cooper employees collected more than 300 backpacks with new school supplies for Operation Backpack! Backpacks were distributed by The Center For Family Services to our neighbors in the Cooper Plaza and Lanning Square neighborhoods. Once again, Cooper employees demonstrated their kindness and generosity by donating the essentials…

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Summer Program at Cooper University Hospital Introduces Camden High School Students to Health Care Professions

August 16, 2013

This summer, 22 Camden high school students had a chance to work and learn about health care professions as part of Cooper University Hospital’s Summer Youth Employment and Mentorship Program. During the six-week program, which ran from July 8 through August 16, students worked 20 hours per week in various departments at Cooper. Students were…

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Philly.com: Family foundations fund teen lounge at Cooper

August 12, 2013

Editor’s Note: The following article originally ran on Philly.com on August 12, 2013. Family foundations fund teen lounge at Cooper Teenagers who end up being treated at the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Hospital in Camden will soon have more than just a bedroom TV to keep entertained. A $30,000 grant from the Alicia…

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Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper Receives $30,000 from Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation

August 9, 2013

The Cooper Foundation of the Cooper Health System announced on Thursday a $30,000 grant from the Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation. The grant, which includes a $10,000 matching gift from the Ravitz Family Foundation, will support funding to create a teen lounge for patients at the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper. “We are thrilled to accept…

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