Month: March 2015

Cooper CARES Grant Funds New Mobile Charging Station

March 30, 2015

The Multispecialty Department at Cooper University Health Care has a brand new Kwikboost Mobile Charging Station, thanks to a one-time grant from The Cooper CARES Committee. The charging station will allow patients, family and friends to charge their mobile devices while waiting in the reception area. “The department based patient experience team came up with…

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NJ Spotlight: KIPP Network’s ‘Renaissance School’ Builds on First Year of Operations in Camden

March 30, 2015

JOHN MOONEY | MARCH 30, 2015 The KIPP-Cooper-Norcross School is now just a nondescript collection of portable classrooms located in the shadows of Camden’s downtown Cooper Health complex. But in four steel-framed classrooms that are more utilitarian than aesthetic, 105 kindergarteners in blue uniform shirts represent the first class of this hybrid charter school, which…

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Cooper Red Hot Gala Raises Record $1.5 Million for Cooper Trauma Center

March 27, 2015

CAMDEN, N.J.— The Chairman of the Cooper Board of Trustees, George E. Norcross III, announced tonight that The Cooper Foundation raised a record $1.5 million at its fifth annual Cooper Red Hot Gala. This year’s proceeds will benefit the Cooper Level I Trauma Center, which provides the most advanced care to more than 2,700 gravely…

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Collingswood fifth grader collects more than 2,000 books for Children’s Regional Hospital

March 11, 2015

CAMDEN, N.J. – Dakota Williams, an 11-year-old fifth grader at Tatem Elementary in Collingswood, and his family stopped by Cooper University Health Care on Wednesday to bring more than 2,000 books he collected for The Cooper Foundation’s Love to Read Book Drive. It all started with a “pay it forward” assignment that Dakota was given…

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CBS Philly: South Jersey Pre-Teen’s Mission: Provide Books For Hospitalized Children

March 11, 2015

By David Madden CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — An eleven-year-old boy from Collingswood, NJ has taken to heart the concept of “paying it forward,” and the patients at the Children’s Regional Hospital, part of the Cooper Health System, are now the beneficiaries of his efforts. Dakota Williams, a fifth grader at Tatem Elementary School, has a…

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Philly.com: Collingswood fifth grader turns book passion into a mission

March 11, 2015

Rita Giordano, Inquirer Staff Writer   To put it mildly, Dakota Williams loves books. “I think books are the best things in the world,” said Dakota, 11. “I think books can really intrigue people. And books can help them not think about bad things that are going on.” So when his teachers at William P.…

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NJBiz: Camden’s MD Anderson Cooper awarded $100K grant to fund community outreach screening program

March 10, 2015

By Beth Fitzgerald March 10, 2015 at 8:12 AM The MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper in Camden has been awarded a $100,000 grant from Susan G. Komen Philadelphia to fund its community outreach screening program, which is focused on outreach, awareness and screening for breast and other cancers. The MD Anderson Cancer Center at…

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