On November 17, 2017, WONDER, a major motion picture based on the New York Times bestseller by R.J. Palacio of the same name, will be released in theaters nationwide. WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters a mainstream elementary school for the first time. The overall theme of the book and movie is acceptance of others despite differences and the importance of choosing kindness. Read more.
Edit: The deadline has been extended to Monday, August 14, 2017.
Summer is just beginning. But The Cooper Foundation is on a mission!
Do you remember the excitement of getting a new backpack for school? Cooper is teaming up once again with its neighborhood school to provide backpacks to every student scholar enrolled at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy.
If you’re a Cooper employee:
- Organize your coworkers to collect donations.
Sick and injured stuffed bears help alleviate kids’ fears of going to the hospital and doctor
More than 100 kindergartners from the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy helped treat stuffed bears suffering from sore paws, painful ears, torn fur and shortness of breath today during Cooper University Health Care’s second annual Teddy Goes to Cooper event. Bears were also able to receive any immunizations they might need for school. Read more.
Residents of the Lanning Square and Cooper Plaza neighborhoods in Camden attended the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy Family Festival at the site of the new KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy at Lanning Square located at the corner of South 5th Street and Washington Street.
The community event was sponsored by the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy, the state’s first renaissance public school; the Cooper Foundation, the charitable arm of Cooper University Health Care; the Norcross Foundation; Center for Family Services; Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; Cooper Lanning Civic Association, Inc.; Read more.