Stories of Impact

Stamping Out Cancer 10 Years Strong

April 17, 2024

Meet Carolyn Shelby, an 11-year breast cancer survivor and long-time supporter of Cooper, who was inspired during her treatment journey to raise funds for cancer patients in need. “While I…

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In Memory of Shirlee Brown

April 4, 2024

* Please be sure to select “tribute gift” on the gift form. It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Shirlee Brown, mother of Cooper Foundation board…

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Cooper Foundation receives $20K from the Sarah Tarditi Gallagher Foundation

February 16, 2024

For the past 16 years, Cooper Foundation board member Jack Tarditi, and his wife Barbara, hold a special event to honor the memory of their daughter Sarah, whom they lost…

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“Donating to The Cooper Foundation is our way of thanking the Cooper Team for saving our son David’s life”

December 19, 2023

In May of 2021, our world was upended when our son David was rushed to a local ER in an altered mental state. He was acting confused and disoriented and,…

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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
Browns Anne Koons

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…

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