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The Bernard and Shirlee Brown Foundation, the Anne Brown Koons Foundation, the Jeff and Tracy Brown Foundation Support The Cooper Learning Center’s Reading Programs

January 15, 2020

Giving back to the community is a family affair for Bernard and Shirlee Brown, their daughter Anne Koons, their son Jeff and his wife Tracy. The Cooper Learning Center recently received $50,000 from the Bernard and Shirlee Brown Foundation, the Anne Koons Brown Foundation and the Jeff and Tracy Brown Foundation. This generous donation will…

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The Cooper Foundation’s Home Improvement Program Makes Homes Safer for Camden Residents

January 6, 2020

In 2019, The Cooper Foundation and its non-profit housing partners, St. Joseph’s Carpenter Society and Camden County Habitat for Humanity, completed the rehabilitation of eight vacant single-family homes in the Cooper Plaza neighborhood – making them ready for homeownership. The work included restoring exterior facades, interior renovations, new roofs, replacement of mechanical systems along with…

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The Cooper Foundation and Cooper University Health Care Donate Thousands of Gifts to Local Families in Need

December 13, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. – For the tenth year in a row, employees of Cooper University Health Care came together to make the holidays a bit brighter for local families in need. Through a partnership with Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, Cooper employees “adopted” more than 500 people and generously donated 3,000 toys, 2,000 items of clothing,…

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2019 Pink & Teal Community Partners

November 4, 2019
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In 2019, Pink & Teal Community Partners raised $123,000 to support the fight against women’s cancer. No effort is too big or too small. From shopping and dining events to golf outings and, yes, men in bras – our community partners are creative, committed and generous. We could not have reached our record-breaking goal of…

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Cooper University Health Care Teams Up with United Way to Install a Born Learning Trail at Cooper River

October 4, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. – Cooper University Health Care and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey installed a Born Learning Trail at the William G. Rohrer Children’s Playground at Cooper River in Pennsauken on Friday, Oct. 4. Generously supported by The Cooper Foundation, a Born Learning Trail is a series of 10 signs accompanied…

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Local Non-Profit Donates $30,000 for Cooper’s Littlest Patients

September 26, 2019

On Sept. 25, 2019, representatives from Help Women and Children Now (HWCN), a non-profit organization based in Haddonfield, visited Cooper University Health Care to present a $30,000 to provide cardiac screenings to newborns in Cooper’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. This represents the proceeds of a youth-run event, The SoFISHticated Gala, held at the Adventure Aquarium…

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Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund Raises $1 Million Since First Event in 2011

September 18, 2019

Susan Bass Levin, President and CEO of The Cooper Foundation, announced that the Ninth Annual Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund Dinner, held on Sept. 17, raised $125,000 for the lung cancer program at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Since its founding in 2011, this annual event has raised more than $1 million to…

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Q&A with Pink & Teal Hero: Dr. Danielle Behrens

September 17, 2019

Who or what inspired you to become a doctor? My grandmother was diagnosed with a glioblastoma when I was 16. At the time, the standard of care was surgery, followed by radiation therapy. For nine months, we cared for the matriarch of our family. She fought bravely. Despite our struggle, we met some of the…

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Cooper Chairman George E. Norcross III Announces Establishment of Bahamian Relief Fund to Help Victims of Hurricane Dorian

September 12, 2019
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Camden, NJ  — Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross III announced that the health system, through The Cooper Foundation, has established a Bahamian Relief Fund to provide support to those affected by Hurricane Dorian that devastated the island nation last week. In the past few years, Cooper employees have contributed over $45,000 for…

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Q&A with Pink & Teal Hero: Dr. Lauren Krill

September 10, 2019

Who inspired you to become a doctor? My family doctor, Dr. David Bazzo, inspired me when I was very young because of his exceptional care. When I volunteered for various causes in college, I decided I wanted to dedicate my career to women’s health. What do you like most about your position at Cooper? I…

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