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In The News – September & October 2023

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Lisa Morina, VP of Advancement, Corporate Relations on The Coop Shark Tank Podcast, discussing everything from the challenges women encounter in the corporate landscape to what irks her about LinkedIn.

Cooper Foundation VP featured on Walkin’ & Talkin’ with Tim

Lisa Morina, VP of Advancement, Corporate Relations, was featured on Walkin’ & Talkin’ with Tim Jennings covering her thoughts on philanthropy, the Cooper Red Hot Gala, family and women supporting women.

This October, Share a Pink Ribbon Message

First Harvest Credit Union will be raising awareness and funds for Breast Cancer throughout October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Make a $1 donation or more to place a special message on a pink ribbon that we’ll display at our branches. Donations will be made to the Cooper Foundation with proceeds benefitting the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, which celebrates its 10 year anniversary with Cooper this month.

Cooper Red Hot Gala raises nearly $4 million

Philly Chit Chat captured the spectacular waterfront fireworks display below. Also read more below:

Local Clementon Family Donates $40K to Cooper Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research

“The Cooper Foundation received a $40,000 donation in recognition of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The donation was made by the family and friends of the late Susan Marie Rupp from Clementon, NJ. The funds will be used to support ovarian cancer research at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Susan’s husband, Norman R. Rupp, Chairman of the Susan Marie Rupp (SMR) Foundation, praised Susan’s courage during her treatment and her work in raising ovarian cancer awareness.”