Year: 2016

Quilt Auction To Benefit Breast Cancer Center – Courier-Post

September 23, 2016

By: Kim Mulford, September 23, 2016 CAMDEN – Nancy Turnbull was vacationing in Hawaii last year when she found the fabrics for her next quilt, a modern style in white and teal batiks, whose watery blues reminded her of the ocean. The Mays Landing resident didn’t know then her work would hold a deeper meaning.…

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Pink and Teal Quilts for A Cure: The Thread That Connects

September 22, 2016

Two Sisters. That’s the name of the quilt that Nancy Turnbull, of Mays Landing, created for the first-ever Pink Roses Teal Magnolias online quilt auction benefiting breast and gynecological cancer clinical and research programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. When Nancy saw the notice about the quilt auction, sponsored by The Cooper Foundation,…

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Lee Sargent: Loving Life After Lung Cancer

September 22, 2016

I am married to my amazing wife Karen and have two beautiful daughters and a grandson who is the joy of my life. We all live in Cherry Hill, NJ. I retired from my job as a Cherry Hill Police officer several years ago, but now work for the department in a civilian capacity. I…

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Construction Jobs for Camden Residents

September 22, 2016

Foundation Teams with Camden Mayor’s office to launch Camden Construction Careers Initiative On Sept. 8, the Cooper Foundation along with Camden Mayor Dana Redd announced the Camden Construction Career Initiative to train Camden residents for construction jobs and connect construction work-ready residents with employment opportunities on Camden-based construction projects. “Our goal is to provide Camden…

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Operation Backpack: Mission Accomplished!

September 21, 2016

The Cooper Foundation distributed more than 900 backpacks – one for every student scholar – at the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy. That’s a lot of backpacks! The support from Cooper employees and friends was tremendous! The student scholars at KIPP were ready to begin their school year with their new backpacks and school supplies and…

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Cooper Learning Center Summer Reading Program and Community Partners Celebrate its 11th Anniversary

September 21, 2016

Cooper Learning Center Summer Reading Institute @ Lanning Square celebrates with the Camden Lanning Square/Cooper Plaza neighborhoods! This six-week community service program provided 50-students in grades K-3rd with differentiated academic instruction, small group activities and enrichment experiences this summer. It was a great way to keep their skills sharp in preparation for the school year…

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Camden Health & Athletic Association: Soccer

September 21, 2016

On August 10, the Camden Health & Athletic Association partnered with Camden Youth Soccer Club to host Soccer Fest. It was a success! The evening was a great opportunity to introduce new players to the game and meet kids who were interested in playing, practice skills, and play soccer. In addition, 130 young people were…

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Cooper Foundation And Camden Mayor Dana Redd Announce Official Launch Of The Camden Construction Career Initiative

September 8, 2016

Program Will Provide Skills Training and Support Services to Camden Residents, Harnessing Opportunities From City’s Economic Revival CAMDEN, N.J. — The Cooper Foundation and Camden Mayor Dana Redd today announced the official launch of the Camden Construction Career Initiative, which will train Camden residents for construction jobs and connect construction work-ready city residents with employment…

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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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