Cocor supports “Steps to life” charitable project

Cocor Department Store hosted on 15 th of December, starting noon, from 12 PM at the third floor, in the Atrium area, Steps to life project. Public figures, gathered under the slogan “Adilts for children” such as Oana Pellea, Oana Sarbu, Victor Rebengiuc and Adrian Despot Rebengiuc read stories to children invited and Dr. Cristian Scurtu, the pediatrics oncolgy manager of Marie Curie Hospital exposed the problems that sick children have to face everyday.

In our country a very strange thing happens. Doctors and nurses leave their jobs to work abroad and so do their patients- to treat themselves all abroad, ” Dr. Cristian Scurtu, the pediatrics oncolgy manager said during Stories DayAdults for children (Keep the childhood stories away from hospital)
“We try to treat children and to get not only survival, but also their healing in 70%, as it happens abroad. The situation is very difficult, even those centers do not survive without sponsors, “continued Dr. Scurtu, who wanted to clarify that ” there are wealthy people in Romania who could help by donating money for treating children diagnosed with cancer and not only. Unfortunately, cancer is a rare disease, but with many cases. “

Steps to Life project consists of a series of cultural urban events performed by students in in unconventional spaces – these actions are supported by arts, architecture, design, theater, sociology faculties, youth directors, musicians, poets, photographers, people deprived of secrets and inhibitions that free things deep in the streets of Bucharest. Julian Vacarean initiative, the founder of this project will continue tonight, starting 09.00 PM. Suie Paparude, Vita de Vie, Les Elephants Bizarres Gojira DJ will perform for children with cancer in Kulturhaus Club (Friday Street, no. 4, Bucharest). The money will be donated to Marie Curie Hospital.

Cocor Department Store ( represents a landmark of Bucharest which was reopened to public after 2 years of modernization and consolidation. Cocor brings on Romanian retail market unique items such as the first Romanian Gallery Designers, as well as the first virtual fitting room from Eastern Europe.

Cocor SA is a public company traded on Bucharest Stock Exchange with COCOR icon. Cocor also owns Cocor Spa Hotel ( – the largest Romanian Spa located on the Black Sea shore in Neptun-Olimp resort – and Cocor MediaChannel (, the largest media facade from Europe, which recorded a revenue of over 1.3 million EUR during 2009