Month: December 2014

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Impresses Pink and Teal Host Committee Member

December 29, 2014

Dear Pink Roses and Teal Magnolias Friends: I had the opportunity to recently take a tour of the new MD Anderson at Cooper building with Susan Bass Levin, who you may know is the President and CEO of the Cooper Foundation. Here is what I found: – The facility is amazing. The architecture and interior…

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Spotlight On… MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Research Department

December 29, 2014

What kind of research is being done at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper? All kinds! MD Anderson Cooper currently participates in Phase I-IV treatment trials as well as quality of life, cancer control, prevention and diagnostic trials. Trials are available for most disease sites and stages of cancer. What are cancer clinical trials? Cancer…

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Cherry Hill East High School Students Collect Supplies for Operation Backpack

December 29, 2014

Students from Cherry Hill East High School’s Junior State of America (JSA) Chapter recently stopped by The Cooper Foundation to donate 21 backpacks filled with school supplies to Operation Backpack. “We chose to donate to Operation Backpack because JSA fundraising this year was focused on education reform. We were doing our research and came across…

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Holiday of Hope Helps Families in Need

December 23, 2014

The Cooper Foundation extends its gratitude to Cooper’s generous employees who helped those in need in our community this holiday season by participating in Adopt-A-Family, the Cooper Coat Drive, the annual Snowflake Celebration and our Holiday Meal Program. Thanks to your kindness and willingness to “Adopt-A-Family” in partnership with Volunteers of America, 92 neighborhood families…

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Sims Metal Management Donates Toys to Child Life Program

December 19, 2014

CAMDEN, N.J. – Thank you to Sims Metal Management for donating several bags of toys to the Child Life Program at The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Health Care. Scott Gorodetzer, facility manager at the Sims Metal Management Camden location, delivered the toys to The Cooper Foundation on Thursday. Gorodetzer says helping to make…

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The New York Times: In Camden, Development Projects Kindle Hope

December 10, 2014

CAMDEN, N.J. — In a city with a bleak history of crime and poverty, plans for real estate development suggest there is new hope for an economic revival, thanks in large part to tax credits from a state-run program. In the last six months, six major development projects have been approved by the New Jersey Economic…

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Shop for a Cure raises $25,000 for Pink Roses Teal Magnolias

December 8, 2014

CAMDEN, N.J. – The Shops at Lee Newman Plaza in Cherry Hill, N.J. recently presented The Cooper Foundation with a check for $25,000 in support of Pink Roses Teal Magnolias. The money was raised during the shopping center’s Shop for a Cure event that took place between Sept. 15 and Oct. 26. During the event, 10…

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Cooper Trauma Center Hosts Season of Hope and Healing Celebration

December 5, 2014

Members of the Cooper University Health Care community gathered on Dec. 3 to celebrate Cooper Trauma Center’s 6th Annual Season of Hope and Healing. The event honors everyone who participated in this year’s Snowflake Fundraiser. Each year, people purchase “snowflakes” in celebration of or in remembrance of someone special. The “snowflakes” are then put on…

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