Year: 2014

Featured Donor: The Hirsch Family

November 19, 2014

The Hirsch family has been supporting Cooper University Health Care and The Cooper Foundation for over 20 years. It all started in the 1990’s when Selma Hirsch was diagnosed with colon cancer and underwent surgery at Cooper. Michael Hirsch says the care that Cooper provided his mother is what made him, his Dad, Martin Hirsch,…

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Hand & Stone Raises Money for Pink Roses Teal Magnolias

November 18, 2014

  CAMDEN, N.J. – Denise McQuillan, owner of Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa, recently presented The Cooper Foundation with a check for $750 in support of Pink Roses Teal Magnolias to benefit cancer care and research at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. During the month of October, all three Hand & Stone…

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Drive for a Cure Raises $5,000 for Pink Roses Teal Magnolias

November 7, 2014

CAMDEN, N.J. – Burns Honda car dealership in Marlton, N.J. recently presented The Cooper Foundation with a check for $5,000 in support of Pink Roses Teal Magnolias to benefit cancer care and research at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. The money was raised during the dealership’s Drive for a Cure event that took place…

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Pennies for Preemies: Teen gives back to Cooper NICU

November 7, 2014

CAMDEN, NJ – Melvin Sheppard, 17, of Moorestown, NJ, returned to the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit on Nov. 6 to drop off the money he collected during his Pennies for Preemies initiative. Every year for the past 10 years, Sheppard conducts a year-long penny collection and then donates the proceeds…

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Courier-Post: Annual brunch in Cherry Hill raises $620,000 for cancer

November 4, 2014

The Fifth Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch raised more than $620,000 for breast and gynecologic cancer research and clinical programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper University Health Care. Since the first brunch in 2010, fundraising for Pink Roses Teal Magnolias has topped a total of $2.4 million. “The success shows the tremendous…

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Cooper Foundation’s Fifth Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch Raises More Than $620,000

November 4, 2014

CAMDEN, NJ — George E. Norcross, III, Chairman of Cooper University Health Care, and Susan Bass Levin, President and CEO of The Cooper Foundation, announced today that the Fifth Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch raised more than $620,000 for breast and gynecologic cancer research and clinical programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper.…

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Ponzio’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Raises Record $130,000 for Lung Cancer Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

November 4, 2014

CAMDEN, NJ — George E. Norcross, III, Chairman of Cooper University Health Care, and Susan Bass Levin, President and CEO of The Cooper Foundation, announced tonight that the Ponzio’s 50th Anniversary benefit dinner raised a record $130,000 to support the Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. “I am…

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The Catalyst – October 2014

November 3, 2014

Help Fight Breast And Gynecologic Cancer   There’s still time to reserve your tickets for the 5th Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias brunch on Sunday, Oct. 26 at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill. Join us as we honor our Pink and Teal Heroes Dr. Sucha O. Asbell, Dr. Umur Atabek, Nurse Navigator Susan Maltman…

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Philadelphia Magazine: Is Camden on the Cusp of Revival?

October 29, 2014

Four reasons to think the city Rolling Stone called “Apocalypse, New Jersey” last year might truly be on the upswing. BY JOEL MATHIS  |  OCTOBER 19, 2014 AT 9:00 AM Chris Goodman hasn’t been in Camden very long, but already he’s seen one significant change. “The first year I was here, there was a big…

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Celebrate 50 Years of Ponzio’s on Sept. 23 & Raise Money for Cancer Research

September 10, 2014

The year was 1964 – Lyndon B. Johnson was president, the Beatles were at the top of the Billboard charts, and a grilled cheese sandwich at the newly opened Ponzio’s Diner cost just 70 cents. Fifty years – and more than 300,000 grilled cheese sandwiches later – Ponzio’s remains a South Jersey tradition. For five…

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