April Zubko

Between being an organic foodie, martial artist, backpacker, and cook, April has been interested in health and fitness most of her adult life. Breast health is a great extension of that! As The Maurer Foundation freelance Communications Director, she blogs, maintains the website, emails, designs print material, tweets and generally gets the word out about the Foundation. In her spare time, she helps other non-profit clients communicate their vital message. Her online home is www.aprilzubko.com.

How Does Sex Reassignment Surgery Affect Breast Cancer Risk Factors?

Pink ribbon photo courtesy of Marco Verch. Transgender symbol courtesy of Wikimedia under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license. Breast cancer risk factors are heavily influenced by sex assigned at birth and hormone levels. So it’s no wonder that one of the top questions we get in our breast health programs is, what [...]

Breast-Self Exam Instructions Now Available in Hebrew

Along with English, Spanish, French Creole and Mandarin, our popular “How To Do a Breast Self-Exam (BSE)” flier is now available in Hebrew.

Join Us May 16th For Our Annual Golf Classic

Enjoy a beautiful day of spring golf, raffles, golf contests and awards, a silent auction, plus our Golf Clinic, back by popular demand! Breakfast, lunch and reception included for all golfers. Golf Clinic tickets include reception and golf instruction from a club pro at the putting green and driving range. Reception-only tickets can be purchased [...]

IRA Tips For End of Year Tax Planning: The Qualified Charitable Distribution

If one of your resolutions or tax planning strategies is to give more to charity, you may want to consider a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD). The QCD IRA charitable rollover is now permanently written into our tax code and may be made from either a Roth or a traditional IRA account. The Main Benefits Of [...]

Q&A: Why Intern At The Maurer Foundation?

Our breast health programs are presented mainly at high schools and colleges, so it’s important for us to get young people involved at the ground level of our non-profit. Our interns offer incredible insight, out-of-the-box thinking, and energy that we love! Here’s an interview with one of our recent interns, Hofstra University graduate Margaret (Gosia) [...]

Support The Maurer Foundation With Holiday Shopping at Americana Manhasset & Wheatley Plaza

Join us in celebrating Champions For Charity Thursday, Nov. 29–Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. 25% Of Your designated purchases will be donated to the participating organization of your choice! Help support our organization by doing your holiday shopping at participating Americana Manhasset and select Wheatley Plaza stores on Thursday, November 29 to Sunday, December 2 during [...]

2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Fundraisers

Photos from our 2017 October fundraising events. Here’s just a few of the fun and unique fundraisers that are planned for this October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Looking for some great ideas for your own breast cancer fundraiser? How about a pink and and white cookie fundraiser? Or, check out last year’s fundraisers or contact [...]

Cocktails For A Cause Oct. 23

Join the Maurer Foundation Young Professionals Committee on Tuesday, October 23th for Cocktails for a Cause during breast cancer awareness month! This fun evening will be held 6–8pm at Havana Central Restaurant, located at 630 Old Country Road in Garden City at the Roosevelt Field Mall. Please register by October 18th using the form below to reserve your spot. [...]

Breast Self-Exam Flyers Now Available in Spanish, Mandarin & French Creole

Doing a regular breast self-exam is one of the most important (and easiest!) ways to detect breast cancer early. And now it’s even easier, with our popular breast self-exam flyer translated into Spanish, Mandarin and French Creole. View these handy flyers online or download them and print them out for yourself or give to friends [...]

Our Latest Newsletter is Hot Off the Presses!

Our latest newsletter is chock-full of golf photos and the latest in breast health news. Read it online now!