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.

Executive Director Susan Samaroo A Guest On Hofstra University’s WRHU FM 88.7

We are honored to have our very own Susan Samaroo, Executive Director of The Maurer Foundation, be welcomed last week as a guest on the Hofstra Morning Wake Up Call, Hofstra University’s daily two-hour student-run talk show. Since our breast health programs reach out to high school and college students, we couldn’t be more excited [...]

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Sports Cars Raise $1600 For Breast Health Education

We are deeply indebted to Aston Martin Long Island and special guest Laura Schwab, President of Aston Martin The Americas, for hosting this fabulous Cars & Coffee fundraiser in our honor in July. The event kicked off at the Long Island Sports Cars showroom in Roslyn, where we admired and mingled amongst their sleek fleet [...]

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The Maurer Foundation Welcomes New Board Member Greg Schaefer

The staff and Board of Directors of The Maurer Foundation are honored to present the latest member of our Board, Greg Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer and owner of Better Home Health Care Agency, Inc. Greg is a visionary whose leadership and dedication have supported over thousands of recipients of quality health care as well as [...]

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2019 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

Photos from our 2018 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? Check out last year’s fundraisers or contact us today to brainstorm. If you’re ready to get started, [...]

2018 Cocktails For A Cause event

Cocktails For A Cause Oct. 22nd

DOWNLOAD THE PDF Join the Maurer Foundation Young Professionals Committee on Tuesday, October 22nd 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 pre-register by October 18th using the form below to [...]

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Why Do Ashkenazi Jews Have a Higher Risk of Breast Cancer?

Photo courtesy of Caroline Davis2010 via Flickr. Along with other controllable and uncontrollable risk factors, genetics can play a crucial role in determining breast cancer risk levels. When we talk about genetics in our breast health programs, people often ask if there are specific groups more prone to breast cancer. The answer is yes. Jewish [...]

5 Healthy Habits For Back-to-School

Prepping your meals ahead of time and making a bagged lunch every day are healthy habits that help improve breast health. As we know from our high school breast health programs, back-to-school time can be a stressful time for parents, teachers, and students. The good news is that it can also be a great opportunity [...]

Cars & Coffee Event July 27th!

Please join your friends at Aston Martin Long Island and our special guest, Laura Schwab, President Aston Martin The Americas for a very special Cars & Coffee! The Maurer Foundation Young Professionals Committee and Aston Martin Long Island invites you to join us on Saturday, July 27th, 8:30-10:30am at 1047 Northern Boulevard in Roslyn. Registration is $15 [...]

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Hormone Therapy: Breast Cancer Risks in the Transgender Community

Since breast cancer is so tied to gender, educators in our breast health education programs are often asked how breast cancer risk changes for the transgender community.

Our Spring Newsletter is Hot Off the Presses!

Get the latest on the dangers of sitting, transgender surgery and breast cancer risks, BRCA testing, corporate breast health programs, our Golf Classic and more!