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October 13, 2016
 

Your Monthly Round-Up of Stories From
The Cooper Foundation

 

 

In This Issue:

∙ Pink and Teal Brunch ∙ Online Quilt Auction ∙ Community Partners
∙ Dine Out - SJ Hot Chefs ∙ Upcoming Events With Cooper ∙ In The News

 

 


 
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What does MD Anderson Cooper mean to you? Tell us in 5 words!

 

Go to facebook.com/pinkandteal and post your answer!

 

Here’s what our Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Heroes told us:

 

Restored Healthy Life – Body & Mind, Fran Lunsford

 

Gave Me My Life Back, Maria Hensley

 

Hope 4 Daughters, Sisters, Mothers, Friends, Jeanne Smith

 

Professional team with sensitive hearts, Kevin Becica

 

Honor our survivors and our MD Anderson Cooper team and remember those we lost, at the inspirational Pink and Teal Brunch on October 30th. Support breast and gynecological cancer programs at MD Anderson Cooper – make a donation in honor of a survivor or caregiver, buy a ticket or an Ad, or sign on as a sponsor. Click here to get started!

 

Where does your donation go? It all stays right here, providing support services for patients and survivors, research funds, complementary medicine programs and our Patient In Need fund, which assists patients in financial distress with transportation, child care, prescription co-pays and other immediate needs.

 

 
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Quilt Auction Is Underway!

 

Get your quilts and start your bidding! Crafted by quilters, quilt guilds and cancer survivors from across South Jersey, more than 50 one-of-a-kind quilts are being auctioned online until Nov. 2nd. All proceeds support the Pink and Teal Fund at MD Anderson Cooper.

 

We have quilts in all colors, styles and sizes, including wall hangings, table toppers, and bedspreads, Christmas quilts and quilts for children!

 

Thank you to Carolyn Shelby, breast cancer survivor, a Pink and Teal event co-chair and organizer of the quilt auction and all our amazing quilters.

 

“It’s a gift of faith, a gift of hope, to support other women and their families,” Shelby recently told the Courier-Post. “I’ve sat there next to those women in chemo, the women whose insurance didn’t cover their anti-nausea drugs… that’s something the Patient in Need Fund can help with.”

 

 
Community Partners
 
 

Our Pink and Teal Community Partners

 

Restaurants and bars, schools, gyms, yoga studios, auto dealerships, retail stores and many community groups are supporting Pink and Teal this year. You can join the fight too!

 

Here's a sampling of our partners:

Burns Honda is pink throughout October – Drive for a Cure.

 

Mount Construction - “Let’s Dump Cancer” campaign matches employee donations - check out its dump trucks wrapped in our Pink and Teal logo.

 

Powerhouse Fitness in Medford hosts a special yoga class for Pink & Teal.

 

Babes Bar & Grill and Tutti Toscani sponsored Dine Out for Cancer.

 

• Students and teachers in Vineland and Philadelphia Academy Charter School are wearing pink for MD Anderson Cooper.

 

Burpees for Boobs is a great way to get fit and raise funds at SJ OCR and Basement Circuit Training.

 

Mixellaneous and Tehen sponsored Shop for a Cure.

 

SJ Federal Credit Union is asking customers to make a donation and go pink.

 

• If motorcycles are your thing, enjoy Divas for a Cure, but if it's golf, try Pitman in Pink and for fun, try Bras for a Cause with the Women's Council of Realtors Southern NJ.

 

Check out our calendar of upcoming Pink and Teal community partner activities!

 

Do you have a favorite place who might be interested in hosting an event for Cooper?

 

Learn how to become a community partner!

 

 
 

Dine Out to Make Cancer History


SJ Hot Chefs is joining the fight! Donate $25 to The Cooper Foundation's Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Fund to receive a SJ Hot Chefs discount card and you will receive 20% off your bill every Tuesday in November and December at participating restaurants.

 

Click here for a list of the participating restaurants!

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Lemonade Stand
 

Lemonade Stand Raises Funds For Patient In Need Fund

 

Eight-year old Samantha (Sam) Tull from Croydon, P.A., had a dream one night that she had found a way to help people with cancer. She woke up, asked for her mother’s permission and started planning a lemonade stand to raise money for cancer.

 

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Upcoming Events With Cooper:


∙ October 14: Breakfast with the Breast Cancer Experts at Nordstrom: Our physicians will travel from table to table, hosting a 15-minute discussion on genetics/family history, screening, prevention, healthy lifestyle and advances in cancer care. Register Today!

 

∙ October 19: Breast Cancer Reconstruction Webinar with 6ABC: Learn about breast reconstruction from MD Anderson Cooper’s Kristin Brill, MD, Program Director, Janet Knowles Breast Cancer Center and Andrew S. Newman, MD, Attending Surgeon, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. Join Webinar!

 

∙ October 24: Story Slam - 4th Annual Berkowitz Lecture Series: This year, we are mixing things up a little and hosting a Story Slam. Cooper University Health Care and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University staff will share their true life stories that convey the fascinating, awe-inspiring, exciting, fulfilling nature of medicine. Open to the public. Learn More & Register Here

 

 
 
 

In The News


∙ Pink And Teal Co-Chair And Cancer Survivor Using Her Experience To Help Others - Meet Donna Forman - Jewish Community Voice – October 12, 2016 by Sally Friedman: This Cherry Hill native insists that she was actually a rather quiet child and a serious student. But these days, the wife of Rick Forman of Forman Mills, the mother of three daughters and a community leader is definitely not on the sidelines.Read More

 

∙ Quilt auction to benefit breast cancer center - Courier-Post – September 23, 2016 by Kim Mulford: The Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Online Quilt Auction runs through November 2nd and features 51 custom quilts of all styles and sizes, made and donated by local quilters and quilt guilds. Read More

 

∙ Sixers training facility rises above Camden - Courier-Post – September 23, 2016 by Celeste E. Whittaker: The Philadelphia 76ers official ribbon cutting for their brand new state-of-the-art training complex on Camden’s Waterfront. Read More

 

 
 
 
 
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