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October 29, 2015 Kim Maialetti
  Wendy Marano


Cooper Foundation, Barnes & Noble to Kick Off Holiday Book Drive for Cooper Children’s Regional Hospital Sunday, Nov. 1

CAMDEN, N.J. The Cooper Foundation and the Deptford Barnes & Noble will kick off their 2015 Holiday Book Drive on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, to benefit  pediatric patients at Cooper Children’s Regional Hospital.

Pediatric nurses and Cooper University Health Care executives will read stories to children as part of the kick off event, which also will include arts and crafts activities, face painting and a special guest appearance by Iron Man. 

The Holiday Book Drive will run from Nov. 1 through Dec. 31. Barnes & Noble customers will have the opportunity to give the gift of reading this holiday season by purchasing a book for donation to Cooper Children’s Regional Hospital.


Pediatric nurses and Cooper executives to read to children to kick off
Holiday Book Drive benefiting pediatric patients at Cooper Children’s Regional  Hospital.


Susan Bass Levin, President & CEO, The Cooper Foundation

Stephanie D. Conners, Chief Hospital Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer,
Cooper University Health Care

Robyn Harvey, RN, BSN, Executive Director, Children's Regional Hospital at Cooper

Joanne Fox, RNC-NIC, BSN, Clinical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Brittany Speath, Child Life Manager, Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper


6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1


Barnes & Noble – Children’s Department
1553 Almonesson Road
Deptford, NJ 08096


About the Cooper Foundation/Cooper University Health Care

The Cooper Foundation serves as the philanthropic, community outreach and community development arm of Cooper University Health Care, one of the largest health systems in southern New Jersey with over 100 outpatient offices and its flagship, Cooper University Hospital located in Camden, N.J. It is the premier university hospital serving South Jersey and the Delaware Valley. Cooper has reaffirmed its role as a leader in medical education and research with the opening of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in 2012, the first four-year allopathic medical school in South Jersey. Cooper is renowned for signature programs in cardiology, cancer, critical care, pediatrics, trauma, orthopedics and neurosciences. Cooper is also home to the only state designated Children’s Hospital in South Jersey—the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper. Over the last decade, Cooper has transformed its Camden City neighborhood into the Cooper Health Sciences Campus. In October 2013, the new MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, a freestanding cancer center for comprehensive care, opened on the Health Sciences Campus.