Month: August 2016

Cooper Foundation, Assemblyman Arthur Barclay, City Officials, and Community Leaders Distribute Backpacks, School Supplies to KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy Scholars

August 31, 2016

More Than 900 Backpacks Donated Through Operation Backpack CAMDEN, N.J. — The Cooper Foundation along with Assemblyman Arthur Barclay, other city and community leaders today distributed backpacks and school supplies to children at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy, New Jersey’s first renaissance school, which serves students in grades Pre-K through 8th living in Camden’s Lanning Square…

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Camden Health Care Workers Give Back To The City – CBS Philadelphia

August 22, 2016

August 19, 2016 by David Madden CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) – Over 80 staffers from Cooper University Health Care fanned out across the city of Camden to take part in a day of service, giving back in a number of different ways. They prepared meals for the poor, helped a school get ready for the new…

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MD Anderson Cancer Center At Cooper Provides Superior Care In Camden – BestofNJ.com

August 19, 2016

August, 18, 2016 by Samantha McIntyre In 2010, the board of Camden’s Cooper University Hospital embarked on a plan to partner with a leading cancer care facility to advance their existing cancer treatment program. The result was a 2013 partnership with the country’s top-ranked hospital, the Houston-based MD Anderson Cancer Center. The result of this…

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Youth Sports Expanding In Camden Under Cooper-Funded Nonprofit – Philly.com

August 18, 2016

August 18, 2016 – by Allison Steele This fall, children who join the Camden Youth Soccer Club will have two fields to play on, twice as many as last year. For $5, they will get uniforms, shin guards, socks, and 10 weeks of Saturday games and practices. More than 100 new players will be part of…

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Summer in the City Was HOT!

August 3, 2016

This year’s Summer in the City Free Music Festival was the hottest ever as hundreds of adults and children came out to enjoy live musical performances on Wednesday nights at Sheila Roberts Park. As a special treat, Camden’s own Sophisticated Sisters drill team helped kick off the festival. Thank you to event co-sponsors: the City…

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

August 3, 2016

This summer, 20 Camden high school students are receiving an opportunity to work and learn about health care professions as part of Cooper University Health Care’s Summer Youth Employment and Mentorship Program. During the six-week program, which will run through Friday, August 19, students work between 12-20 hours per week in various departments at Cooper.…

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Q & A With Pink and Teal Hero A. Leilani Fahey, MD, FACS

August 2, 2016

Pink and Teal Hero A. Leilani Fahey, MD, FACS, is a plastic surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Find who inspired her career in medicine and why she chose to practice at Cooper. Q. Why did you decide to pursue a career in medicine? A. My father is an…

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Assistant Police Chief Discusses Role of Sports in Public Safety, Life

August 2, 2016

As a kid growing up in Camden, Orlando Cuevas found friendship and family in sports. “My teammates and coaches became an extended part of my family,” said Cuevas, who serves as Assistant Police Chief in the Camden County Police Department. “The relationships and lessons I learned translated to life.” One of the biggest lessons, Cuevas…

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Women’s Board Donates Cozies 4 Chemo

August 1, 2016

Thank you to our Women’s Board for making and donating several fleece blankets for our pediatric patients undergoing chemotherapy. Members of the Women’s Board made the blankets as part of the Cozies 4 Chemo Project.  They warm our hearts!

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