Year: 2020

Cooper University Health Care Appoints Chief Philanthropy Officer to The Cooper Foundation

December 10, 2020
Rob Ortiz

(CAMDEN, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care has promoted Robert A. Ortiz Jr., JD, to senior vice president and chief philanthropy officer of The Cooper Foundation, the philanthropic, community outreach, and community development arm of Cooper University Health Care. “We are pleased to have Mr. Ortiz, who has more than 20 years of proven fundraising…

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The Cooper Foundation and Cooper University Health Care Deliver Thanksgiving Meals to 1,900 Seniors Citizens in Camden

November 25, 2020
Cooper C Recent News

CAMDEN, N.J. – Today, The Cooper Foundation and Cooper University Health Care spread some holiday cheer by helping numerous community leaders and volunteers deliver 1,900 Thanksgiving meals to senior citizens across the City of Camden who otherwise would not be able to get out and enjoy the holiday due to COVID. Recognizing that seniors and…

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The Cooper Foundation’s Outdoor Brunch & Golf Outing Raises $50,000 for Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Care and Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

October 6, 2020
Cooper Golf Outing

CAMDEN, N.J. – Today, The Cooper Foundation announced that the Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Outdoor Brunch and Golf Outing raised $50,000 for breast and gynecologic cancer research and clinical programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. More than 120 guests and golfers attended the ​sold out, socially-distant outdoor brunch and nine-hole golf outing at Ramblewood Country…

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Tenth Annual Cooper Red Hot Gala @ Home Raises $1.8 Million for Patient and Community Services

September 25, 2020
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CAMDEN, N.J. — The Chairman of Cooper University Health Care Board of Trustees, George E. Norcross III, announced today that The Cooper Foundation, even in the midst of a global pandemic, raised a record $1.8 million at its 10th Annual Red Hot Gala @ Home. This year’s proceeds support Cooper University Health Care’s commitment to improving…

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All Students in Camden City Public, Renaissance, Charter, and Catholic Schools to Receive Facemasks as Part of Free Distribution by The Cooper Foundation and the Norcross Foundation

September 5, 2020
Black Cooper Mask

All students attending a public, renaissance, charter, or Catholic school in the city of Camden will receive a free, reusable facemask as part of an ongoing community distribution by The Cooper Foundation and the Norcross Foundation to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, announced George E. Norcross III, chairman of the Board of Trustees at…

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Cooper University Health Care Employees and The Cooper Foundation Donate Backpacks, School Supplies to Camden Students

August 24, 2020
Backpack & School Supply Donation

CAMDEN, N.J. — Learning in the age of COVID-19 presents many challenges to school systems, teachers, students and their families, but thanks to employees at Cooper University Health Care and The Cooper Foundation, 1,800 Camden students will not have to worry about school supplies. Whether in a school building or at home, students need supplies and backpacks,…

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Subaru of America Donates Vehicle for Cooper University Health Care EMS Services

August 21, 2020
New EMS Vehicle

(CAMDEN, NJ) – Subaru of America, Inc. has donated a new vehicle to Cooper University Health Care to expand its Emergency Medical Services (EMS) fleet. The 2020 Subaru Ascent SUV will be used by Cooper Emergency Medical Services physicians in the community as back-up support for Cooper’s Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support…

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“Sneakers for Heroes” and Boston-based Streetwear and Sneaker Retailer Concepts Donates more than 1,000 Shoes for Resident Physicians at Cooper University Health Care

August 20, 2020
Sneakers for Heroes Employees

(Camden, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care received a generous donation of more than 1,000 pairs of shoes thanks to Boston-based streetwear and sneaker retailer Concepts as part of the national “Sneakers for Heroes” program. The shoes will benefit Cooper’s medical residents and fellows. Sneakers for Heroes is an initiative to distribute free footwear to medical…

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Community Grants Awarded to Camden City Not-for-Profit Organizations

July 21, 2020

CAMDEN, NJ – George E. Norcross, III, Chairman of Cooper University Health Care, announced today that four Camden City based non-profit community organizations will receive grant awards from the supplemental round of the Camden City Community Grant Program. Each grantee will receive a $5,000 grant to fund a significant community building activity within the next 18…

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Teddy Goes to Cooper – Online!

June 25, 2020

One of the highlights at Cooper University Health Care each spring is the Teddy Goes to Cooper program where kindergarten students from KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy visit the hospital to learn about staying healthy and to alleviate fears about going to the doctor. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Cooper’s Community Outreach Team in conjunction with The…

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