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Teddy Goes to Cooper!

June 7, 2019

More than 125 kindergartners from the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy visited Cooper University Health Care on June 5, to take part in the annual Teddy Goes to Cooper Program. This program was developed to help alleviate young children’s fears of visiting the hospital or the doctor while teaching them healthy habits. The hospital can be a…

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MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Holy Redeemer Announce Plans to Expand Advanced Cancer Care to Residents of Southeastern Pennsylvania

May 17, 2019
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MEADOWBROOK, PA. – MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Holy Redeemer Health System have signed a Letter of Intent to develop a joint cancer program at Holy Redeemer Hospital. The agreement will expand the reach of Cooper University Health Care’s partnership with one of the leading cancer centers in the nation, MD Anderson Cancer…

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Camden Celebrates Opening of New Turf Field at KIPP Cooper Norcross Lanning Square Campus

May 13, 2019

Camden, N.J. – Today, KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy (KCNA) celebrated the opening of a new turf field at its Lanning Square campus in Camden, New Jersey. Teachers, students, parents, community leaders, and NFL Foundation representatives gathered for a ribbon cutting at the new athletic field, which was installed thanks to a $250,000 grant from the…

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UPDATE: Camden Community Grant Program Coming Soon!

April 29, 2019
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Thank you for your interest in the Camden Community Grant Program. We are finalizing the program’s details and the application will be available in the next few weeks. There will be plenty of time for eligible non-profits to apply. As soon as the application is available, we will announce it on our website and on…

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Camden Health & Athletic Association Hosts Baseball and Softball Skills and Drills Clinic for Camden Youth

April 3, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. – The Camden Health & Athletic Association (CHAA) on Saturday, March 30, hosted a free baseball and softball Skills & Drills Clinic for Camden children in partnership with the Philadelphia Phillies Jr. RBI and RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) Leagues. More than 80 children participated in the clinic, which offered boys and…

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Ninth Annual Cooper Red Hot Gala Raises $2.2 Million for Patient and Community Services

March 29, 2019
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2019   CAMDEN, N.J. — The Chairman of the Cooper Board of Trustees, George E. Norcross III, announced tonight that The Cooper Foundation raised $2.2 million at its ninth annual Red Hot Gala. This year’s proceeds support Cooper University Health Care’s commitment to improving the quality of life in the community and…

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The Cooper Foundation Announces a New Neighborhood Initiative, “PowerUp,” to Address Food Insecurity, Job Readiness and Financial Literacy for Neighborhood Families

March 28, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. – The Cooper Foundation today announced a new community initiative, PowerUp, to address food insecurity for Camden children at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy and the Center for Family Services (CFFS) Head Start program at KIPP. PowerUp will also support workforce development, job-readiness training, and financial literacy programs for families in the Cooper Plaza and Lanning…

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MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Hosts Camden Girl Scouts to Explore Careers in STEM

March 1, 2019

  Through a partnership with The Cooper Foundation, the Girl Scouts of Central & Southern New Jersey (GSCSNJ), and Brimm Medical Arts High School in Camden, 20 Camden students visited MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 for a behind the scenes look at STEM-related careers. After a tour of the…

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Gala Host Committee Q&A – Get to Know Our Docs!

February 28, 2019

Our 2019 Gala Host Committee members are passionate about Cooper and its mission to serve, to heal, to educate. We are asking Host Committee members why they choose to give back. Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD  Chairman and Chief, Department of Surgery What three words come to your mind when you think of Cooper? Excellent Health…

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Cooper Spotlight: Amanda & Lou DiMattia

February 19, 2019

Amanda and Lou DiMattia work together, live together, and give together — and they are happy to do all three. This husband and wife team are members of the 2019 Cooper Red Hot Gala Host Committee. “Lou and I proudly support Cooper University Health Care,” states Amanda. “Giving to Cooper is a family tradition.” Amanda…

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