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Golfers Tee Off For Breast Health Education at The Maurer Foundation 22nd Annual Golf Classic

Long Island Non-Profit Raises Over $250,000 To Support Local Breast Cancer Education Initiatives MELVILLE, NY, May 17, 2017: The Maurer Foundation’s 22nd Annual Golf Classic, held at the Meadow Brook Club in Jericho, NY on May 16, 2017, was a hole-in-one success, selling out all of its golf foursomes and raising over a quarter million dollars in support of Long Island breast health [...]

Our Take on the Kardashian Genetic Testing Episode

While general information on breast cancer shows up in mainstream media all the time, it's pretty rare that genetic testing and the breast cancer gene BRCA are discussed. That's why we were excited when we heard that the reality show Keeping Up With The Kardashians dedicated a whole episode to it last year. In the [...]

Why I am walking in the LI2DayWalk

Why am I walking at the LI2Day Walk on June 10th? I am walking in honor of my mom who was diagnosed over a quarter of a century ago. I still remember my dad driving her every day for weeks from their home in Nassau County to Manhattan for her radiation treatment. The thought of her [...]

Do Dairy Products Increase Risk For Breast Cancer?

Mainstream health news about dairy is conflicting. Between scary data about recombinant bovine growth hormones (rBGH), estrogen, fat and antibiotics on one end and on the other end the health benefits of vitamin D, calcium, minerals, and protein, it's hard to know if dairy is considered healthy these days. And what about breast cancer? Is it a risk [...]

The Maurer Foundation Welcomes New Board Member Amanda Sexton

The Maurer Foundation is extremely excited to announce the appointment of Amanda Sexton to our Board of Directors. Ms. Sexton currently serves as an Accountant and Valuation Analyst with Markowitz, Fenelon & Bank and brings more than 10 years of public accounting experience, in the areas of business valuation, litigation support, accounting, and auditing.  Her [...]

Join The Maurer Foundation at Mpower 2017

The Maurer Foundation is proud to participate in A Mighty Lass’ Mpower 2017 on Saturday, March 11th at LIU Post. “A Mighty Lass” is a foundation that promotes learning strategies that educate, inspire and empower women of all ages. Mpower is a half day event with nationally renowned speakers providing interactive workshops, educational panels, and motivational movements [...]

Pink Bowl Raises Over $10,000 For Breast Health Education

Nineteen teams of enthusiastic bowlers braved the wintry mix of snow and sleet and heated up the lanes with their competitive spirit at The Maurer Foundation's 8th Annual Pink Bowl on Sunday, February 12th. The bowling fundraiser held at Bowlmor Lanes in Melville, was once again sponsored by Sperry Federal Credit Union and raised over $10,000 for breast [...]

Cocktails for a Cause Raises Over $1,500

A huge thank you to the 50 attendees who took part in The Maurer Foundation’s Cocktails for a Cause event on January 31st at Havana Central in Garden City. The evening raised more than $1,500 to help support breast health education here on Long Island. Organized by our dedicated Young Professional Committee, the evening featured [...]

Maurer Foundation Connects with Massapequa Students

The Maurer Foundation was proud to partner with Massapequa Schools for several days of programs teaching their students about breast health education and the importance of early detection.  The faculty, staff, and students of Massapequa welcomed The Maurer Foundation with enthusiasm.  The students, in particular, participated in our programs asking thoughtful, insightful questions and displayed [...]

Students With Cancer Survivor Parents: Apply For These Scholarships

Visiting Long Island schools to present our breast health programs, we've connected with many students and we've heard their personal stories. Many have family members with breast cancer and some even have parents currently in treatment. We know how tough it is for these students to juggle school and home life and we want you to know, [...]